Archive for July 2016

What is the right of first refusal?

Do a Google search on the “right of first refusal” and you will find numerous articles from the state of Illinois. Illinois is considering enacting a law requiring the right of first refusal in child custody cases. This has created quite a controversy among legislators, lawyers, and parent facilitators. But why? What is the right…

Read More

What is Civil Litigation?

Civil litigation is the process by which disputes are resolved between companies and/or individuals where criminal prosecution is not involved.   Because civil litigation is between private entities and the State is not a party, the process of civil litigation is markedly different from a criminal case. Family law is a subset of civil litigation,…

Read More