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

Do You Have An Estate Plan?

I recently had a friend of mine call to tell me that his father had died, and that he appeared to have died without a will. […]
March 28, 2016

Minimum Wage and Overtime Work Violations

One of the hottest issues being discussed in the news today is the question of minimum wage. With this  issue comes the question of overtime pay. […]
March 28, 2016

Personal Guarantees: There is a Difference!

Understanding the Difference between a Co-Signer and a Guarantor. Clients sometimes ask me about personal guarantees on loans. This issue comes up frequently with adults asking […]
March 28, 2016

I want a divorce, but not necessarily from my spouse.

How do you divorce your business partner? Many times I am asked by clients for advice regarding the dissolution of a business relationship. It is always […]
March 28, 2016

What You Need to Know about Bike Law

Common legal questions about bike riding in Chicago. With the proliferation of bicyclists in the city of Chicago, and the city’s very conscious effort and policy […]
November 2, 2014

Three Questions to Consider before Filing a Medical Malpractice Case

Do you really have a medical malpractice case?  Many times I receive phone calls from grieving parents or a spouse who has had a tragic loss as […]