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This blog answers questions about the legal system in Illinois in a straightforward colloquial manner. Posts have a "Legal Tip of the Day."

Author: Michael Helfand is an attorney who runs, "which is a free service for people who are looking for Illinois attorneys or legal guidance."

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Recent Posts from Chicago's Real Law Blog

The Bulls Need To Trade Jimmy Butler
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Hitler Had Good Ideas According To Bannon
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Alternative Facts In Chicago
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My Year As A Yes Man
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