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    The Simplest Guide to Buying Real Estate

    Are you ready to buy your very first home? Maybe you’ve found a low-cost property that you want to wisely invest in. Whatever your reason for purchasing real estate, this article will guide you step-by-step through the process to a successful closing once you've identified real estate you are interested in.  Read More...

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    Making Headlines for the Gospel

    On Wednesday, September 18, Mauck & Baker hosted a press conference in Millennium Park to announce its lawsuit against the City of Chicago on behalf of four Wheaton College students (and inevitably all Americans) who want the freedom to exercise their First Amendment rights in a traditional public forum. After appearing on the front page of the Chicago Tribune, the case quickly went from local to national news. It was discussed on radio talk shows, ranted about in op-eds, and shared across social media.  Read More...

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    5 Steps to Successfully Selling Your Home

    Written by Soo Yeon Lee - Buying and selling a house is one of the largest transactions in anyone’s life. In most instances, you will work with a real estate agent who will list your property, and an attorney who will guide you through the legal process. This article guides you through the process from having a prospective buyer to a successful closing.  Read More...

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    LGBT History Concerns Illinois Public School Parents

    A number of you have inquired about the recently enacted LGBT History mandate in Illinois public schools and are wondering what can be done to protect students. The law requires all schools in the state include "the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State" in official textbooks. So, can this mandate be stopped?  Read More...

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    Mauck & Baker Gains a Partner

    Soo Yeon Lee, of counsel attorney with Mauck & Baker, has made the welcome transition to becoming a partner at the firm.The attorneys at Mauck & Baker take their mission to do work for the Kingdom and make disciples very seriously. Rich Baker said it this way: “Practicing law in this firm is ultimately a spiritual calling and challenge. With our firm it can often be spiritual warfare...  Read More...

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    What Goes on Behind the Scenes of Religious Liberty?

    There is war being waged in our country. Every day, battles for religious liberty are being fought over zoning laws, unjustified criminal prosecution, employee discrimination, municipalities violating First Amendment rights to evangelize in public areas, and state laws that ban counseling for people wanting to be free from unwanted same-sex attraction. People may protest and petition to show their discontent with these laws, but who actually steps onto the frontlines to make sure they get changed?  Read More...

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    Are We Done Taking God Out of Government?

    Written by Sorin A. Leahu - Is the law settled when it comes to eliminating religious symbols from public places? Or are we still awaiting a case with broader implications for religious exercise?On June 20, 2019 the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision finding that the State of Maryland did not violate the establishment clause by allowing the Bladensburg Peace Cross on public land.  Read More...

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    Who Could Be Against Equality?

    Written by Richard C. Baker - At a time of great turmoil in Israel’s history, the psalmist wrote in Psalm 113, “When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” We are faced with a similar question today in our nation. On March 13, 2019, a bill labeled H.R. 5 and known as the “Equality Act” was introduced into the House of Representatives.  Read More...

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    The Critical Importance of an Estate Plan

    Written by Soo Yeon Lee - Having an estate plan can make a big difference when it comes to preserving your legacy. Not sure if you need one? Comparing and contrasting can be an effective way to see the benefits and reasons to have an estate plan.Because everyone is different, pay special attention to the numbered items that are particularly relevant to your circumstance.  Read More...

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    Chicago Slamming the Door on Evangelism

    What kind of house has no walls, no doors, and no roof, but restricts the speech of those who dwell within it? Apparently Millennium Park, which Chicago authorities have recently divided into “rooms” to suppress free expression.On March 17, a student from Wheaton College made efforts to spread the gospel in Millennium Park while standing near Cloud Gate (commonly known as The Bean) by respectfully speaking about Jesus and distributing free religious literature.  Read More...

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