On March 20, 2020, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a statewide stay-at-home order aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus. All non-essential business in the state were ordered to close their doors effective March 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. and remain closed through April 7, 2020.
The executive order specifically lists 23 different kinds of businesses that are "encouraged to remain open", including "professional services, such as legal services, accounting services, insurance services , real estate services (including appraisal and title services). Under the order, professional services such as legal services can stay open "when necessary to assist in compliance with legally mandated activities". #coronavirus,