Legal Blog of Thaddeus M. Bond, Jr. Associates

Serving Waukegan, Libertyville, Lake County, Gurnee & nearby areas of Illinois

August 17, 2018

Mediation is a way for you and your ex-spouse to work out the terms of the divorce with minimal or no decisions made by a judge. It puts the decision-making and terms in the hands of you and your former partner. Many issues can be resolved through mediation, including:

July 19, 2018

Title insurance protects both the seller and buyer of real estate by insuring against financial loss arising from defects in the title.  It is meant to protect financial interests in real property against loss due to title defects, liens, survey defects or other matters.  A covered party will be defended against any lawsuits attacking the title and will be reimbursed for actual monetary loss incurred from a title defect up to the dollar amount of insurance provided by the policy.

There are two types of title insurance policies -

July 09, 2018

Getting divorced can be very stressful.  Among the many issues you will have to deal with is payment of attorney's fees.  Prospective clients frequently ask us how much they can expect to spend.  The answer is rarely simple.

June 22, 2018

This spring has brought persistent and record breaking rainfalls to northeast Illinois.  We have been contacted quite a bit lately about people experiencing water damage and flooding issues in recently purchased homes.  We are frequently asked when a seller can be held liable for these problems.

June 14, 2018

Family law is complicated and the inter-personal dynamics involve call for a lawyer with a specialized skill set. At The Law Offices of Thaddeus M. Bond Jr. & Associates, our family law attorneys have these skill sets. We’re confident that the consideration of a few key factors will lead you to our offices and attorneys.

May 30, 2018

Illinois law requires that the original will of a deceased person be filed  within 30 days of the date of death with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the decedent resided at the time of their passing.  Although legal proceedings exist to use a copy of a will in lieu of the original, failure to have the original will be costly and will negate one of the primary reasons for having a comprehensive estate plan, avoiding probate court.

May 10, 2018
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April 26, 2018

We realize that getting divorced can be an emotional, time consuming and expensive promises.  For some couples, a joint simplified dissolution of marriage may make the process easier.  To qualify, you must meet all of the following criteria: