Category Archives: Forcible Entry and Detainer Statute

Major amendments (not really) to the Forcible Entry and Detainer Act

Get ready for a change in terms. Bye bye Forcible Entry and Detainer Act and hello Eviction Act.  Public Act 100-0173 was passed into law and signed by the Governor on August 18, 2017 and will be effective on January … Continue reading

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Proposed Eviction Code Amendment Amended

Yesterday, Rep. Monique Davis filed a third amendment to her proposed legislation to add a small, but meaningful, reform to the Forcible Entry and Detainer Act and the way that evictions are handled in Cook County.  The law started out … Continue reading

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Local writer continues crusade against Monique Davis as Eviction-Reform bill passes first hurdle

HB5395 would limit the number of extensions and increase the speed in enforcement of evictions in Chicago Illinois

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State legislator seeks to ban the Cook County winter eviction moratorium

Rep. Monique Davis (D) wants to ban the Cook County winter eviction moratorium

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Tenant Evictions are in full swing in Illinois

As fall 2013 approaches, getting an Illinois attorney to handle Chicago eviction becomes important to evict tenants

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Refresher on evicting a family member in Illinois

Forcible entry & detainer for adult relative, child, son, or daughter Illinois. Eviction instead of trespass in Illinois. Family won’t move out.

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Breaking Down the Landlord’s Five Day Notice

The anatomy of a proper Landlord’s or Lessor’s Five Day Notice Demand for Nonpayment of Rent as a prerequisite to an eviction

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What is a “forcible entry and detainer” in Illinois?

Describes the prohibition on forcible entry and the cause of action for eviction pursuant to the forcible entry and detainer statute in Illinois Continue reading

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