Zane Tells You What You Need to Know

Attorney Zane Smith blogs weekly about the legal issues that affect his clients' lives. This website includes information about legal issues. It is for informational purposes only. These informational materials are not intended, and should not be taken, as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances. You should contact an attorney for advice on specific legal problems..

March 28, 2016

Rainbow Relationships: The Legal Challenges Gay Marriages Still Face

There is no more contemporary issue in law right now than the issue of the recent Supreme Court decision stating that gay marriages are legal in […]
March 28, 2016

Let’s Party at My Parent’s House

The question of liability for a teenage party in the home of a parent is one that comes up more frequently than you might imagine. There […]
March 28, 2016

You Are Suing Me in What County?

Jurisdictional Questions The question of jurisdiction comes up when determining which country is the proper venue to file a lawsuit. In general terms, the lawsuit should […]
March 28, 2016

You’ve Been Served! Now What?

There are many types of notifications of lawsuits that can occur in the state of Illinois at both the state and federal level. The most common […]
March 28, 2016

You just won a million dollars! Now what?

Post Judgment Proceedings So you have been successful in filing, prosecuting and trying your case. You have a money judgment against the defendant(s), and now you […]
March 28, 2016

I’ve Been Hit by a Cheapskate

Many times I am asked to represent clients who have been in accidents with someone who has either insufficient insurance to cover the damages or no […]