I Wrote a Children’s Book! Jace Goes to the Farm

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This project has nothing to do with law .. but my love for my son, my family’s farm and being a mother.  Last April, I became a mother to a beautiful baby boy.  During my maternity leave, I wrote a children’s book one morning.  It’s a poem about Jace going to my family’s beef cattle farm in Shelbyville, Illinois and …

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Ask Cari: 3 Things Families Should Consider During COVID-19 Pandemic and Shelter in Place

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Our phones have been ringing off the hook during this pandemic – we have all been affected by this virus and it’s times like now that remind us about what is important in life.  Here are 3 considerations/ reminders during this time: Parenting Time During Shelter in Place- Most states have carve-outs during the shelter in place for parenting time.  Speak …

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Chart on Illinois Business Entities

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This helpful chart for Illinois business entities was used for a speaking engagement last spring with Illinois Farm Bureau. It illustrates some of the major differences among different choices of business entities in Illinois including but not limited to sole proprietorship, general/limited partnerships, limited liability companies (including series LLC’s), and corporations. I’m a visual person so I love charts and …

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Illinois Animal Law: Dangerous vs. Vicious Dog Definition

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If you live in a village, town or city in Illinois that does not have it’s own definition of dangerous dog/animal or vicious dog/animal, then the definition set forth by the Illinois Animal Control Act, 510 ILCS 5 will apply.  Let’s take a look at those two definitions. “Potentially dangerous dog” means a dog that is unsupervised and found running …

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Top 10 Reasons Why to Give BNI a Try

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For those of you who are entrepreneurs or work in sales, you may have heard about “BNI.”  It’s a networking group that stands for “business networking international.”  You can find more about the organization here.  I am currently in a start-up BNI chapter here in Champaign, Illinois.  You can learn more about chapters in Central Illinois here.  I spoke last …

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Illinois Animal Law: What is the Difference Between a Dangerous Animal and Vicious Animal in Urbana?

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If you live in Urbana, Illinois, under Section 4-1 of the Urbana Code, a “dangerous animal” is defined as a an email when: either unmuzzled, unleashed, or unattended by its owner, or a member of the owner’s family, in a vicious or terrorizing manner, approaches any person in an apparent attitude of attack upon streets, sidewalks, any other public place, …

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Join the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Downtown Champaign Office

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I will be having a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Champaign Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, August 30th.  Come at 8:30am for some breakfast and a meet and greet with my Illinois team.  To RSVP, please email me directly at cari@rinckerlaw.com.

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Illinois Family Law: Relocation with Children

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Various reasons prompt a parent to want to relocate with his or her child.  Illinois, like most states, has strict procedures to follow when requesting a relocation since the relocation often times jeopardizes the relationship and time spent with the other parent. Relocation refers to three situations in Illinois, dependent on location: The parent moving more than 25 miles from …

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Proud Supporter of Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois

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I was recently asked to speak in support of Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois for a radio commercial.  As many of you know, my father was an agriculture instructor there for nearly my entire life and I received my associate of science in agriculture there many moons ago.  I have many found memories of my experience there.  I am …

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