New Pet Laws in Divorce

Beginning January 1, 2018, Illinois Judges have the authority to consider the well-being of pets in a divorce action.  In the past, pets and companion animals, unlike service animals, were treated as property in a divorce (like furniture for instance), and rules for dividing property were applied to pets. Pet owners, however, often view their…

Larry Lobb Receives Pro Bono Award

We couldn’t be more proud or happy with the way our attorneys have embraced the professional ethic of giving back with their legal knowledge and skills. Lawrence (Larry) Lobb has become the latest in our office to be recognized for giving back to the community by representing people pro bono (for free) who can’t afford…