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It’s Hurricane Season (again) – Are You Prepared?

It’s Hurricane Season (again) – Are You Prepared? By E. Christopher Caravette July 2, 2017 With hurricane and storm season upon us, take time to review and record your possessions
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Cook County Treasurer Goes Paperless!

Cook County Treasurer Goes Paperless! By E. Christopher Caravette February 18, 2017 Like many credit card companies, the Cook County Treasurer now offers eBilling to taxpayers. Beginning with the 2016
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First Installment 2016 Cook County Tax Bills are Out!!

First Installment 2016 Cook County Tax Bills are Out!! By E. Christopher Caravette February 1, 2017 By now, every owner of real estate in Cook County will have received the
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14 Important Rights for Landlords and Tenants in the City of Chicago

14 Important Rights for Landlords and Tenants in the City of Chicago by E. Christopher Caravette Although many landlord/tenant relationships are governed by a written lease, in the City of
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What is a Land Trust, and How Can it Benefit Me?

by E. Christopher Caravette Illinois is one of only a few states that allow Land Trusts which can be a terrific estate planning tool. What is a Land Trust, and
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Citizen’s Guide to the Chicago Zoning Ordinance

What is Zoning? As established by the State of Illinois statutes, zoning is designed to secure adequate light, pure air, and safety from fire and other dangers; to conserve the
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Recent Articles

The New Chicago and Cook County Paid Sick Leave Ordinances – What Do They Say and How Do They Work?

By E. Christopher Caravette July 12, 2017 Before July 1, 2017, in Cook County, Illinois, about 40 percent of private-sector workers (or about 840,000 people) were not entitled to any
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It’s Hurricane Season (again) – Are You Prepared?

It’s Hurricane Season (again) – Are You Prepared? By E. Christopher Caravette July 2, 2017 With hurricane and storm season upon us, take time to review and record your possessions
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Pet Trusts – Should You Consider One?

Pet Trusts – Should You Consider One? By E. Christopher Caravette  July 1, 2017 First of all, just what is a pet trust? A pet trust is an arrangement to
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