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Hiten R. Gardi founded the law firm in his name in 2003 primarily focusing on commercial and residential real estate. He has since worked to establish a credible reputation serving hundreds of clients in the Chicago land area. In 2004 Thomas E. Haught joined the firm bringing with him 5 years of litigation experience. Since its inception, the philosophy of Gardi & Haught, Ltd. is based upon a dedication to protecting and preserving the dignity and the rights of all individuals. Toward that end, it is our commitment to seek justice for all our clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law

    A home is one of the largest investments you will ever make, it is important to know your rights and have them explained to you by a real estate lawyer. You will likely have several questions you need answered and …

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  • Civil Law

    If you seek efficient and effective legal representation from a experienced trial attorney and civil litigation lawyer, or are looking for information about the civil litigation process, look here for answers and resources on topics to civil lawsuits and civil …

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  • Immigration Law

    Immigation Law: The United States Immigration system is complex and ever changing. The attorneys of Gardi & Haught, Ltd., have the special expertise and experience you need to help you navigate thru the Immigration system. Gardi & Haught, Ltd., offers …

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  • Family Law

    Family Law: The Law Offices of Gardi & Haught, Ltd., have helped many people facing issues in the areas of divorce, separation, premarital agreements, paternity, custody, spousal support, child support, and family law issues. Gardi & Haught, Ltd. realizes what …

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  • Estate Planning

    Estate planning is the process by which an individual or family arranges the transfer of their assets in anticipation of death or incapacity. The process allows you to identify the family members and other loved ones that you wish to …

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  • Corporate Law

    Corporate Law: Business of all sizes face challenges everyday, whether it be starting a new venture, navigating day-to-day business operations, borrowing, lending or raising capital or modifying an existing business structure. At Gardi & Haught, Ltd, we will assist you …

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  • Criminal Law

    No matter how responsible, law-abiding and prudent, the fact is that almost anyone can find themselves in need of the assistance of a criminal defense attorney. At Gardi & Haught, Ltd., we provide defense needs for those charged with anything …

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Our Latest Blog Articles

A Schaumburg Lawyer’s Tips for Employers About the Illinois Medical Marijuana Act


Categories: Articles, Gardi and Haught, Newsroom

Employers should be aware that in January of 2014, the Illinois Medical Marijuana Act, officially named the “Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act”, will take effect.  The law authorizes the medicinal use of marijuana under certain specifically defined …


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First DUI Offense? A Schaumburg DUI Attorney Can Help!


Categories: Articles, Gardi and Haught, Martin LaScola

If you have been arrested for a first DUI offense (driving under the influence) it is important to have the best DUI attorney possible to represent your interests and help you achieve the most just sentence for your offense.  The …


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Same Sex Marriage and Family Based Immigration


Categories: Ann Fischer, Articles, Gardi and Haught

SAME SEX MARRIAGE AND FAMILY BASED IMMIGRATION
by Ann Fischer, Gardi & Haught, Ltd.
01/22/2014

The United States v Windsor decision by the United States Supreme Court has a major impact on spousal and fiancé visas.  “After last week’s decision …


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The Suspension of Driving Privileges in Illinois DUI Offenses


Categories: Articles, Gardi and Haught, Martin LaScola

When you are charged with a DUI, one of the most frustrating parts is dealing with the automatic license suspension that occurs 46 days after the arrest.  The license suspension is known as the Statutory Summary Suspension.

The Statutory Summary …


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The Res Ipsa Loquitur Law for Personal Injury Cases


Categories: Articles, Gardi and Haught, Thomas E. Haught

In some personal injury cases, plaintiffs can invoke the law of “res ipsa loquitur” (which in Latin means “the thing speaks for itself”) to prove that the accident would not have happened unless the defendant had been negligent.  For example, …


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HUD Home Purchase: How to Choose a Closing Agent with Buyer’s Select


Categories: Articles, Gardi and Haught, Thomas E. Haught

In 2013, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) modified its requirements for the purchase of HUD- owned real estate by creating the Buyer Select Closing Agent Program.  A HUD home is a one to four-unit residence that has …


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Employee Rights: Handling Conflict Between The Policy Manual and The Employee Contract


Categories: Articles, Newsroom, Thomas E. Haught

Company policy manuals exist to set forth expectations of all employees in the company.  Employee contracts spell out the tenure and specific requirements of an individual employee in a certain position. However, when it comes to employee dismissal, the two …


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Immigration Reform for Business Owners


Categories: Ann Fischer, Articles, Gardi and Haught

The new, bi-partisan “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act,” (S. 744) that was approved by the Senate in a historic vote on June 27th has left many Americans, including business owners, wondering what to expect next. The …


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Latest From Our Newsroom

A Schaumburg Lawyer’s Tips for Employers About the Illinois Medical Marijuana Act


Categories: Articles, Gardi and Haught, Newsroom

Employers should be aware that in January of 2014, the Illinois Medical Marijuana Act, officially named the “Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act”, will take effect.  The law authorizes the medicinal use of marijuana under certain specifically defined …


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Employee Rights: Handling Conflict Between The Policy Manual and The Employee Contract


Categories: Articles, Newsroom, Thomas E. Haught

Company policy manuals exist to set forth expectations of all employees in the company.  Employee contracts spell out the tenure and specific requirements of an individual employee in a certain position. However, when it comes to employee dismissal, the two …


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Does Your Business Need a Series LLC in Illinois?


Categories: Gardi and Haught, Newsroom

Illinois is one of only eight states where businesses can establish Series under limited liability companies (“LLCs”).  This gives Illinois businesses an interesting option.

A Series LLC is a unique structure that combines the flexibility of a partnership with the …


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