What is Limited Scope Representation

Illinois Rule of Professional Conduct 1.2 allows lawyers to “limit the scope of representation if the limitation is reasonable under the circumstances and the client gives informed consent.” 

Illinois Small Claims Court

In small claims court you can handle your personal or business legal matters without an attorney; however, you can hire an attorney to represent you if you wish.

Who is the best lawyer for my type of business?

There are two professionals every business should bring on-board early on: an accountant and a lawyer. The reasons for hiring an accountant are simply to review your books periodically, and prepare all of your necessary federal, state and local tax returns. The reason for hiring a business attorney may not be so obvious to every (more…)

My Stockbroker took advantage of me, what do I do now?

Let’s face it, this has happened many times before and it will happen again. The question is: What will you do about it? Stockbroker fraud is a term that can be used to broadly define the abuse of a customer’s investment portfolio by a stockbroker and/or broker-dealer. Examples are unauthorized trading (or frequent trading) of (more…)