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Join the attorneys at Lavelle Law, Ltd. as they discuss legal concepts and issues affecting individuals and small businesses. Submit your legal questions to podcast@lavellelaw.com! We will answer your questions in future podcasts.

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Is bankruptcy right for me? In this podcast, attorney Timothy Hughes explains the different factors that lead people to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy, and all that is involved in this process.

Legislation signed by Governor Rauner on August 12, 2015, outlines how police should use body cameras and establishes updates aimed at bias-free policing and improving police training. Specifically, the law addresses when body cameras... more

Restrictive covenants are critical to protect relationships with patients. However, recent court decisions have impacted the enforceability of such covenants. Therefore, agencies must be cautious in how they draft such agreements. In this... more

Parties can resolve their differences outside of court even after litigation has begun, and whether it's at the initial proceeding or getting close to trial. There is arbitration and mediation which may assist or completely resolve the issues in... more

One thing that many business owners do not realize is that if their company does not pay its employment taxes, they can be held individually responsible for a significant portion of the unpaid taxes. This means that while the company's... more

As parents get older, they often consider adding their children to bank accounts in order either to ease the administrative burdens of daily financial interactions, or as a very basic form of estate planning. In this podcast, attorney Brian Warens... more

One of my employees had filed a wage claim against me – what do I do now? In this podcast, attorney Lance Ziebell discusses what a wage claim is and how to defend one.

A new maintenance law took effect on January 1, 2015 that provides a strict calculation for how much maintenance – formerly known as alimony – a spouse will pay in a divorce. This podcast, with attorney Kristina... more

What does the Court need to finalize a divorce decree? What, if any items can be dealt with at a later time? Listen to Attorney Jenét Pequeño from Lavelle Law describe the process of getting the final documents that the court... more
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