In a collection of orders entered at the end of March 2019, Cook County Circuit Court Judge Margaret Ann Brennan ruled on several motions for sanctions, ultimately awarding over $1 million in sanctions against a single unit owner and his attorney. In so doing, Judge Brennan shone a spotlight on an all-too familiar phenomenon in … Read More ›
There have been a number of changes in Illinois laws in 2018 that have impacted the management of condominium and common interest community associations. Below is a summary we have compiled in an attempt to keep our clients and the community aware of the implications of these legal updates.
V&T Investment Corporation v. West Columbia Place … Read More ›
The City of Chicago passed an Ordinance, effective May 25, 2018, that amends the Chicago Condominium Ordinance.
The Ordinance now provides that owners may inspect, examine, and copy the names, addresses, and weighted vote of all members entitled to vote and, importantly, the Ordinance confirms that condominium owners do not have a right to inspect, examine … Read More ›
The Condominium and Common Interest Community Ombudsperson Act became effective on January 1, 2017. Generally, the purpose of this Act is to create a State of Illinois-operated mechanism to assist in resolving certain disputes within condominium and community associations.
It is important to recognize that certain tasks must be accomplished before the January 1, … Read More ›