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Stronger Together

On this Martin Luther King Day, I am reminded how one of the things I love so much about Southern Illinois is its diversity. We don’t all have to look alike, sound alike, or even prefer the same foods to be a community. 327 more words

Riding the Circuit: Lawrence County, Illinois

As a Mount Vernon, Illinois attorney, I travel throughout the state practicing law and meeting with clients about topics ranging from bankruptcy to estate law, from divorce to litigation. 394 more words

History

Three Waterfalls, One Canyon

This post is by Loy Addington. He uploaded the photos below on Facebook, and I asked permission to use them in Dumbfounding Stories. He agreed and also sent along some text putting them into context. 534 more words

Loy Addington

Changes in bankruptcy information and forms in 2018 - after-acquired property

There will be many changes in Illinois law in 2018, from eviction to custody of pets in dissolution cases.

There will also be some changes in federal Chapter 13 cases filed or converted after the new year, too. 434 more words

Bankruptcy

Riding the Circuit: Union County, Illinois

I never thought I would be in a courthouse that was younger than my daughter.

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As a Mount Vernon, Illinois attorney, I travel throughout the state practicing law and meeting with clients about topics ranging from bankruptcy to estate law, from divorce to litigation. 455 more words

History

Salamander

As I was driving away from a funeral at Zion, a blacksnake crossed the road in front of me. “As if night knew and understood it had no hands” appears in the latest issue of  19 more words

Poetry