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December 30, 2015

New Illinois Laws for 2016

Introduction Over 237 new laws go into effect in Illinois in the new year 2016. We look forward to the new provision of the Illinois Mechanics Lien […]
October 13, 2015

Illinois adds bond substitution provision to the Mechanics Lien Act

Introduction On July 30, 2015, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed H.B. 2635 into law. This bill amends the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act  (770 ILCS 60/1 et […]
July 30, 2015

Partial Lien Waiver Dilemma

While working on an Illinois construction project or job, a contractor or subcontractor is often required to provide a partial lien waiver at the time it […]
June 1, 2015

How to Perfect and Enforce Your Lien and Bond Claim Against Illinois Public Construction Projects

Introduction This is our fourth and final installment in our series on Illinois Mechanics Liens.  We have gone through the process of enforcing a lien claim against […]
April 17, 2015

How to perfect and enforce your Illinois Mechanics Lien Claim on private projects

Introduction This is our third installment in our series on Illinois Mechanics Liens.  Now that we have looked at what a lien claim is, the parties […]
March 18, 2015

Who is entitled to file an Illinois Mechanics Lien Claim?

This is our second post in our series providing an overview of Illinois mechanics liens. In this installment, we will examine what is required in order to be […]
March 11, 2015

Featured in Super Express Chicago!

We are very excited to have the firm featured in the March 6, 2015 edition of local Polish newspaper Super Express Chicago!
February 25, 2015

What is an Illinois Mechanics Lien Claim?

This is the first post in a series aimed to provide a general overview of mechanics liens and related rights under Illinois law.  We will first look […]
February 2, 2015

Mechanics Lien Seminar – February 8, 2015 at 12 noon

On Sunday February 8, 2015, I will be presenting a seminar on the topic of Contractor Rights and Mechanics Liens.  I plan to cover the following […]