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West End Arts Festival – Sept 9th & 10th 2017

The La Grange Business Association and the West End Arts Festival coming on September 9 and 10. Fornaro Law and Joe Kroc sporting the Bevande cooler in front of FNBC & Trust. Cool wine tasting this year with some great jazz.

Mark Scarlato Wins Excellence in Pro Bono Service Award

The United States District Court’s Eighteenth Annual Awards for Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service was held on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. These awards honor attorneys for their contributions in helping people most in need of assistance before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Congratulations to Mark Scarlato … Continued

Cybercurrency and the world we live in

If only I would have known the Internet was going to be so life changing…. Do not make the same mistake when it comes to the next significant revolution—Bitcoin, Cybercurrency and the Blockchain. Have you heard of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Dash? What about the Blockchain? If you have not heard of any of these … Continued

Digital Currency Regulatory Guidance

Below is a link regarding digital currency (Bitcoin) on which we commented for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR): (click to view full PDF)

Tenants by the Entirety

IF YOU ARE MARRIED AND YOU OWN A HOME, ARE YOU SURE YOU HAVE DONE EVERYTHING YOU CAN TO PROTECT THE HOME FROM POTENTIAL CREDITORS CREDITOR’S BEWARE.  Since 1994, the principal residence of a married couple (“Property”) is typically protected from the reach of creditors if the couple holds title to the Property as Tenants … Continued

Loss Mitigation Options in Foreclosure

HOMEOWNERS WHICH ARE IN FINANCIAL STRESS NEED TO SELECT A LOSS MITIGATION OPTION Homeowners in the foreclosure process do not need to lose hope and please do not ask your uncle what to do, unless of course he is an attorney that works with distressed homeowners.  The very worst thing you can do is to … Continued