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Illinois Counties Announce Predictable Fee Schedules Effective January 2019

11/29/2018 - 1:12pm
The following Illinois counties have announced they are changing to a predictable fee schedule for recordings. Effective January 1, 2019: DuPage County (for details and the new rates, please read the...

UPDATE: Cook County Recorder Ordered to Record Affidavits of Heirship

11/26/2018 - 1:06pm
On March 15, 2019, Judge Michael T. Mullen entered summary judgment in favor of the Illinois Land Title Association in its suit against the Cook County Recorder of Deeds, ordering the Recorder to...

Grundy and Kane Counties Predictable Fee Schedules Effective December 2018

11/12/2018 - 6:05pm
Two Illinois counties have announced they are changing to a predictable fee schedule for recordings. Effective December 1, 2018: Kane County (for details and the new rates, please read the attached...

City of Chicago Zoning Department: Certificates of Zoning Compliance

08/29/2018 - 5:37pm
The Zoning Department of the City of Chicago will no longer issue Certificates of Compliance the same day regardless of the unit count. All Certificates will have an initial determination within five...

Boone, Ogle, Winnebago Counties 2018 Recording Fee Changes

07/24/2018 - 1:52pm
Three Illinois counties have announced they are changing to a predictable fee schedule for recordings. Effective Date: June 1, 2018 Ogle County (for details and new rates, see Ogle County Recorder...

ATG Prevails: Judge Enjoins State from Implementing DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest Form on July 1

06/29/2018 - 3:31pm
ATG Illinois Agents: Until further notice, continue to use the old form. We are pleased to report that ATG prevailed in its request for a stay of implementation against the Illinois Department of...

Consumer Protection: ATG Files Suit to Enjoin the State from Implementing New DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest Form

06/28/2018 - 3:53pm
ATG and others in the industry have been working with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to improve the amended disclosure form first promulgated by the IDFPR in...

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