IL: Appellate Court opinion upholds rights of condo, HOA residents

In Illinois, First Amendment protections cannot be denied by governing documents By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Justice P. Scott Neville, Illinois Appellate Court (First District, Second Division) recently overturned a Cook County Circuit Court ruling against a condominium owner, and issued a court Opinion that acknowledges First Amendment rights of residents in condo associations. The case, Michael Boucher vs. 111 East Chestnut Condominium Association, Inc. and its board of directors, continues a trend Continue ReadingIL: Appellate Court opinion upholds rights of condo, HOA residents

Defendant asks IL Supreme Court to reverse Appellate Court Opinion in condo Free Speech case

Boucher v 111 E Chestnut Ruling was filed June 14, 2018.  By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   The attorney for defendants in Michael Boucher v. 111 E. Chestnut Condominium Association has filed an appeal to Illinois Supreme Court, asking for a reversal of the Appellate Court Opinion in favor of the Plaintiff. In case you missed the previous post on this important Appellate Court Opinion, you can read about it here. Diane Silverberg, attorney of Continue ReadingDefendant asks IL Supreme Court to reverse Appellate Court Opinion in condo Free Speech case