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Swati S. Desai

Swati S. Desai

Law Office of Swati S. Desai
  • Landlord Tenant, Divorce, Business Law ...
  • Illinois
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Practice Areas
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
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    15 minute free consultation.
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Professional Experience
Immigration Writer
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U.S. Small Business Administration
The John Marshall Law School
LL.M. (2010) | Taxation
Honors: IRS Externship
Activities: Teaching Assistant
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Syracuse University College of Law
J.D. (2005) | Law
Honors: Director, Moot Court Honor Society Footnotes Editor, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce
Activities: First Place, Fasken Martineau International Moot Court Competition
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Syracuse University
M.A. (2005) | Journalism
Honors: Capstone Reporter, Utica Observer-Dispatch
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (2001) | Finance
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6288110
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Articles & Publications
Predictive Coding Portends Change in Discovery Practice
Litigation News
Prison Is Not a Custodial Environment for Miranda Purposes
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Circuits Split on Materiality in Securities Class Actions
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Federal Circuit Cracks Down on Non-Practicing Entities
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Federal Rule Amendments Coming on December 1
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Speaking Engagements
Residential Evictions CLE Presenter
Apex CLE
CLE Presenter
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Legal Answers
16 Questions Answered
Q. Does my landlord have to answer my questions pertaining to our agreement?
A: You would be better served by taking your questions to an attorney, who is obligated to answer questions in your best interest, rather than asking a landlord who does not wish to provide answers.
Q. I rented 2-br appartment by myself and now would like to add 1 roommate, but my landlord does not want to hear about it
A: Whether you can do it or not depends on the language in your lease. Take it to an attorney for a professional review.
Q. Are Emails and text exchange allowable as evidence in small claims court.
A: Yes, emails (and text messages) are allowed as evidence in small claims court.
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250 Parkway Drive
250 Parkway Drive
Suite 150, MC-2
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Telephone: (847) 984-0638
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