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 ›
Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit is proud to announce that three of our attorneys have been selected as 2017 Illinois Emerging Lawyers based upon a survey by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company and its Leading Lawyers division.
Emerging Lawyers have been identified by their peers to be among the top lawyers who are age 40 or younger unless they … Read More ›
After an order for possession and judgment is entered, our hope at Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit is that the case is near completion. It is considered to be almost complete because (1) the homeowner will pay what is due prior to the expiration of the stay date on the Order for Possession or (2) the Order … Read More ›
As you have no doubt discovered, most new condominium/townhome developments include a “mixed use” building. That is, a portion of the building (usually on the ground floor) is reserved for commercial/retail use while the remainder of the building consists of residential units. Due to the obvious differences between commercial and residential owners’ uses and needs … Read More ›