Governor Pritzker Expands Limits on Eviction Actions

Governor Pritzker Expands Limits on Eviction Actions

As posted here previously, Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order 2020-10 prohibits state, county, and local law enforcement from enforcing eviction orders for residential properties for the duration of the Governor’s Disaster Proclamation. Executive Order 2020-10 remains in effect. However, on April 23, 2020, the Governor significantly expanded this limitation on eviction actions in Executive Order 2020-30. […]

Illinois Stay-At-Home Order Explained

The COVID-19 outbreak has turned everyone’s life upside down. It’s a real threat, and it kills. The sad reality is everyone is now required to endure major upheavals to their lives, livelihoods, and routines to try to slow it down. But with all the media buzz and the changing ground game, it’s hard to know […]

Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies Cannot Enforce Residential Eviction Orders Until after April 30

When Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-10 establishing stay-at-home requirements to be followed by Illinois residents in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, he directly ordered all state, county, and local law enforcement officers to cease enforcement of eviction orders for residential properties. The original Order was for the duration of the Governor’s Disaster Proclamation, which […]

Motorcycles, Endless Stoplights, and Red-Light Cameras

If you ride a motorcycle, you’ve been there at some point in your travels: You approach a red light, stop, and patiently wait for the light to turn green again – and you wait and wait and wait. Minutes go by. The sun beats down on you, and the engine heat makes your calf feel […]

Illinois Motorcycle Helmet Law – Not

Strictly speaking, there is no helmet law in Illinois, unless you count “no law” as a law. The only Illinois statute governing the wearing of protective gear on a motorcycle is 625 ILCS 5/11-1404, which requires riders and passengers to wear glasses or goggles, or to be protected by a transparent shield (i.e. windshield). By […]

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