Illinois Supreme Court to Decide Condominium Dispute on Thursday

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The Illinois Supreme Court just announced that on Thursday morning, it will file its opinion in Palm v. 2800 Lake Shore Drive Condominium Association, a dispute over an owner’s right to compel the production of documents by his condominium association. Read the opinion of the Appellate Court for the First Appellate District (Division Five) here. Our summary of the Appellate Court opinion is here. The question presented in Palm is:

  • Are the provisions of the Chicago Condominium Ordinance giving the right to compel production of documents, and authorizing interim awards of attorneys' fees, preempted by purportedly conflicting state law?