Decided by the Illinois Supreme Court on December 1, 2016, Murphy-Hylton v. Klein Creek Condominium et al. held that the immunity granted under the Illinois Snow and Ice Removal Act for the negligent removal of naturally accumulated snow and ice does not also provide immunity for injuries caused by ice arising due to circumstances unrelated … Read More ›
In the case of Wing Street CA v. Kiss the Chef, LLC, the Illinois Supreme Court will review an issue pertinent to the collection of up to six months of a foreclosed owner’s assessments from a subsequent purchaser under Section 9(g)(4) of the Illinois Condominium Property Act. Under 9(g)(4), if the Association initiates collection activity … Read More ›
Being a landlord and/or manager is a difficult job. There are many complex issues that you deal with on a daily basis. In this second installment, we address four more frequently asked questions. You can record the first three questions here.
Question 4: What kind of policy should we have at the property regarding pets?
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One of the first questions we are asked at the outset of litigation on behalf of a condominium association is whether the attorneys’ fees we will generate are recoverable from the opposing party. The answer to that question depends on a number of factors because Illinois is what is called an “American Rule” jurisdiction. The American Rule … Read More ›