SharpThinking No. 177  Perspectives on Developments in the Law from Sharp-Hundley, P.C.   February 2020 Court Limits Liberal Citation Remedies By John T. Hundley, john@sharp-hundley.com An Appellate Court panel in Chicago has limited sharply the use of citations to discover assets to apply remedies provided by the garnishment statute. Contrasting the garnishment statute (735 ILCS…

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Mortgage Law Roundup Sharp  Thinking No. 176   Perspectives on Developments in the Law from Sharp-Hundley, P.C.   January 2020 Default, Acceleration Terms Are Critical Condition Precedents By John T. Hundley, 618-242-0200, john@sharp-hundley.com Creditors and their collection counsel are being advised to read promissory notes and mortgages closely before filing suits thereon as a result of…

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Conversion and negligence claims against a bank, arising from a lawyer’s forgery of a client’s
signature to a settlement check, are governed by the three-year statute of limitation of 810 ILCS 5/3-118(g), a panel in the Appellate Court’s Fifth District has held.

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