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The Difficulty in Understanding and Applying Section
5/513(a)(1) of the IMDMA

By: Josh Schwartz | Posted: 11/12/13 | Filed In: Family Law | 0 Comments

“The Difficulty in Understanding and Applying Section 5/513(a)(1) of the IMDMA”, The Docket – Journal of the Lake County Bar Association, Vol. 20, No. 7, July 2013 Marc K. Schwartz, founder of Schwartz Wolf & Bernstein LLP, is a highly regarded attorney who focuses on representing clients in Domestic Relations and Family Law disputes throughout Read More…


Problems and Solutions for Guardians of Disabled Adults in Addressing Court Support and Visitation Orders

By: Josh Schwartz | Posted: 11/12/13 | Filed In: Family Law | 0 Comments

“Problems and Solutions for Guardians of Disabled Adults in Addressing Court Support and Visitation Orders”, The Docket – Journal of the Lake County Bar Association, Vol. 18, No. 1, January 2011. Marc K. Schwartz, founder of Schwartz Wolf & Bernstein LLP, is a highly regarded attorney who focuses on representing clients in Domestic Relations and Read More…


The “6 Month Rule” in Foreclosures on Condominium Units

By: Daniel Wolf | Posted: 10/29/13 | Filed In: Assessments, Associations, Collections, Common Interest Community, Condominium, Foreclosure | 0 Comments

Owners who fall into foreclosure because they can’t make their mortgage payments are typically also delinquent in payment of assessments to their association.  Some associations believe that pursuing an owner for delinquent assessments when that owner is in foreclosure is throwing good money after bad:  after all, delinquent assessments may not be collectable because of Read More…


Is it Worth Suing an Owner for Assessements if his Unit is in Foreclosure?

By: Daniel Wolf | Posted: 10/24/13 | Filed In: Assessments, Associations, Common Interest Community, Condominium, Foreclosure | 0 Comments

For a number of reasons, the answer is usually yes! An owner whose unit is in foreclosure because of an arrearage in mortgage payments is more often than not also delinquent in payment assessments to the association.  Owners facing the inevitable loss of their home in foreclosure frequently decide not to pay assessments because they Read More…