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Pennsylvania Law Re: Execution Against Entireties Property – Not Entirely Obvious

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is one of many jurisdictions in the United States that recognizes a concept known as or similar to “tenancy by the entireties.” This refers to a form of property ownership unique to married...more

Appellate Court Notes

- AC36342 - Budrawich v. Budrawich Post-dissolution motion to modify child support denial was upheld by the Appellate Court due to lack of substantial change in circumstances, when ex-husband’s increased income was not...more

Failure to Object to Court Procedure Waives Issue on Appeal

In the area of family law, there are many different types of proceedings that occur. However, when one of the proceedings is a record hearing, if an objection is not made to a particular issue, it is waived on appeal....more

Appellate Court Notes - Week of March 19

AC35167 - Perugini v. Giuliano: Pro se husband sued his ex-wife’s lawyers claiming violation of the RPC and intentional infliction of emotional distress for failure to disclose the attorney’s past representation of the...more

Spanish Court Two Condominium and Three Other Civil Opinions on Thursday

The Illinois Supreme Court has announced that it expects to file opinions in four civil cases on Thursday morning, March 20. Among the new opinions will be one of the two most anxiously awaited cases on the court’s advisement...more

What's Pending on the Illinois Supreme Court's Advisement Docket?

As we near the opening of the March docket, it's time to take a look at the civil cases that are argued and pending for decision before the Illinois Supreme Court. The Court is quite up-to-date on its docket at the moment,...more

Debtor v. Bank of America, N.A.; 2:11-ap-01983-VZ

Court Transcript on Summary Judgment Hearing

Debtor's counsel successfully defeated this summary judgment motion brought forth by Bank of America, N.A. and a successive motion in this case. A pretrial conference is scheduled for May 23, 2013. The findings of fact...more

Illinois Supreme Court to Issue Final Four Civil Opinions on Friday Morning

This morning, the Illinois Supreme Court announced that it will issue four more civil opinions on Friday morning to close out 2012. The upcoming decisions deal with issues as diverse as res judicata and absolute immunity,...more

Turbervilles Private Client Newsletter - Autumn 2011

Welcome to our autumn newsletter. In this edition, we are pleased to tell you about how Turbervilles has been awarded the Law Society’s prestigious Conveyancing Quality Mark, meaning that the high standards of our...more

I've Been Sued! Understanding the Steps that Lead to a Judgment

I have mentioned before that lately I am seeing more people come in for a bankruptcy consultation that have been sued by one of their credit card companies. Usually it is for smaller amounts, less than $5,000. Nothing sends...more

Law Suits, Garnishments & Bankruptcy

Lately I have seen an influx of clients who are facing a wage garnishment or who have recently had a creditor garnish their bank accounts. This is likely due to the fact that this bad economy has been going for years now...more

How Bankruptcy Can Help You If You Get Sued.

In this article I discuss how bankruptcy can help you deal with a law suit that you have recently be served with or a default judgment that may have been entered against you....more

I've Been Sued! Now What?: Arizona Bankruptcy Attorney

When you aren’t able to pay your bills there is always the chance that your creditors may decide to seek payment through the courts and sue you. The knock on the door and being served with legal papers causes people to panic...more

Occupational Rights in the Matrimonial Home - How far a spouse's rights of occupation can bind third parties.

The Matrimonial Homes Act was introduced in 1967 to prevent a husband from selling or mortgaging the matrimonial home over his wife’s head. But the effect of the Act has gone much further in some cases, by entangling...more

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