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Buying a Home in The Hot Illinois Real Estate Market

Illinois real estate transactions have been on the upswing in late 2020 and the first few months of 2021. According to an October 2020 report from ABC 7 Chicago, home sales in the state were up 34% since October 2019 with a median price of $233,000.
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Illinois’ Laws on The Use of Force

The laws of each state make it possible to punish those who take a life, and like those laws, self-defense laws vary. Illinois does not have a Castle Doctrine statute that states that people may use reasonable force to defend themselves against an intruder.
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Sobriety Checkpoints in Ohio

When it comes to DUI charges, you need to focus on various legal topics if these allegations have surfaced, such as protecting your future and understanding the details of your case. Moreover, it is important for drivers to understand various issues related to DUI stops, such as understanding their rights if a law enforcement official pulls them over.
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Does Probate Take a Long Time?

One of the main concerns many families have about probate is how long it can take. You may want your children to receive their inheritance as quickly as possible. The problem is that you cannot be sure how long a probate court needs to clear your estate.
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Can Speeding Tickets Affect Your Career?

At one time or another, virtually everyone has driven a few miles above the speed limit. If you are traveling too fast when you enter a speed trap, you are not likely to have much luck trying to talk yourself out of a speeding ticket.
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Clearing a Cloud from A Title

One of the most important documents when someone purchases real estate is the title. The seller will transfer this document to the buyer’s name at closing.
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Using Gifts as An Estate Planning Strategy

Individuals planning their estate are likely to have questions regarding their tax implications. For most people, it is important to pass on as much as possible to their heirs while limiting tax liability where they can.
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Could Your Child Face Charges for Cyberbullying?

Parenting has always been difficult, but technology complicates matters even more. If your son or daughter has a smartphone, tablet, gaming system, computer or any other connected device, he or she may be able to use it to bully other kids.
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What Happens at Your Real Estate Closing?

You found your perfect new home. You found a mortgage lender. You made an offer to buy the home. The seller accepted your offer. The house passed all necessary inspections. Now what? When does your new home actually become yours?
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