2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 705 - COURTS
705 ILCS 210/ - Legal Business Solicitation Act.

(705 ILCS 210/0.01) (from Ch. 13, par. 14.9)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Legal Business Solicitation Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(705 ILCS 210/1) (from Ch. 13, par. 15)
Sec. 1. Prohibition.
It shall be unlawful for any person not an attorney at law to solicit for money, fee, commission, or other remuneration directly or indirectly in any manner whatsoever, any demand or claim for personal injuries or for death for the purpose of having an action brought thereon, or for the purpose of settling the same.
(Source: Laws 1957, p. 2587.)


(705 ILCS 210/2) (from Ch. 13, par. 16)
Sec. 2. Any person who shall violate Section 1 shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 77-2310.)


(705 ILCS 210/3) (from Ch. 13, par. 17)
Sec. 3. Any contract of employment of an attorney obtained or made as a result of a violation of this Act shall be void and unenforceable.
(Source: Laws 1957, p. 2587.)


(705 ILCS 210/4) (from Ch. 13, par. 18)
Sec. 4. This Act shall in no manner be construed as enlarging the privileges of attorneys at law as now permitted in this state.
(Source: Laws 1957, p. 2587.)


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