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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Can they obtain a warrant??

My dad is currently in jail and may end up losing his house before he can get out. I had property I was storing there and decided to go get it before he lost everything. My uncle who does not reside in this state and has not even been in illinois in over 2 years called the police snyd told them he... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on May 26, 2020

Yes, you need to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better. DO NOT speak with the police until you have hired an attorney.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: How do i get an AGG Battery off my record from 1986?
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Juan Ooink answered on May 26, 2020

If you were convicted, you will not be able to expunge this matter. The only way to get it off your record if you were convicted is to request a pardon from the governor through an Executive Clemency Petition. Your first step is to speak with an attorney to figure out what can be done with your... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence and Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Two soon to be parents get into a domestic violence dispute and the police is called the police tells us both the judge

the judge would say we would have to stay away from each other but with us being soon to be parents ether of us want that.

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Juan Ooink answered on May 26, 2020

If either of you or both of you have been arrested and charged with an offense, you or both of you have to hire a criminal defense attorney right away. The sooner an attorney is hired, the better.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Illinois on
Q: Hey so my friend and I agreed to have a friendly boxing spar we have no hate towards each other and can we box at park?

We wanted to box at a local park and can we get in trouble from this and also we are using this for content also but mainly for a friendly boxing spar at the park can we get in trouble?

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Juan Ooink answered on May 22, 2020

Yes, you could be arrested for, at the very least, Disorderly Conduct, which is a Misdemeanor offense. If you and your friend really want to box, you should do it through a boxing sanctioned event.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Police want me to sign a confession for a crime I didn’t commit. Does this mean that they have insufficient evidence?
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Juan Ooink answered on May 21, 2020

You need to hire a criminal defense attorney right away. Stop speaking to the police and hire an attorney now.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Can someone on probation go to jail for threatening to hit a minor
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Juan Ooink answered on May 18, 2020

Assault is a crime regardless if the person is on probation. If you have been charged with an offense, you need to hire a criminal defense attorney right away.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: My boyfriend is in Illinois prison for aggravated robbery with covid-19 and his asthma can we get him out sooner
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Juan Ooink answered on May 18, 2020

You need to contact the attorney that assisted him with his case. That attorney will have all of the needed information in order to see if there is anything that can be done.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Need help I can afford 1000 down and 500 a month but can find no willing attorneys for 2019cf270 fir Franklin county
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Juan Ooink answered on May 18, 2020

You need to call around to see if you can find an attorney to assist you. You can use the Find A Lawyer tab on this website to find attorneys to call.

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2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Illinois on
Q: I live with my parents. My father's sister owns the house, can we get a restraining order against my mother?

She doesn't have a job and owns nothing nor does she pay any bills. She is a frequent drug abuser and constantly goes on rampages and destroys the house. she also threatens to fight people in the house and puts my one-year-old daughter at risk for danger.

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Juan Ooink answered on May 18, 2020

Yes, but you need to contact the Circuit Court Clerk in the County that you are in to find out what the proper procedure is for filing an Order of Protection during the COVID-19 closure.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I have noticed that many counties are offering their jail inmates extremely light sentences

Are they going to offer the productive people out on bond the same thing if not I need help on a 2019 CF 270 case out of Franklin County

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Juan Ooink answered on May 16, 2020

You need help regardless. You need to hire a criminal defense attorney right away. You are facing Felony charges and this is not something you want to play games with. Hire an attorney now.

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4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Hi everyone. I have a question of this. I had a ticket from Mclean County..

Hi everyone. I have a question of this. I had a ticket from McLean County in last November 27th. I paid the ticket already and done with the Traffic School already. My ticket are No Court Appearance Required also. So last 3 months ago I was checked my case on online that say I have Court... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on May 16, 2020

It seems they did not get notice that you completed your Traffic Safety School. Most Counties, are terminating Court Supervision satisfactorily, if all conditions of the sentence have been met and they have proof in the court file. If there is now proof, they are extending the termination dates due... Read more »

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4 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Illinois on
Q: 37 yrs ago my husband had a dui in pensacola florida went to court $1000 fine he paid and 100 days community service

the community service started in 3 weeks and navy relocated him to california two weeks later. He told judge this and he said well dont ever come back to florida or you'll be arrested. California gave him a license and so did illinois where we live now. Now illinois wont reissue his driver... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on May 15, 2020

Read your question very closely, your husband will have to resolve his issues in Florida before he can get a license renewed her in Illinois. He needs to hire an attorney licensed in Florida to assist him.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I pleaded guilty to get court supervision and a fine. I paid off my fine. 2 days after that PETN REVOKE PROB/COND DISCH

DISCHARGE/SUP; FLD. What does that mean? I followed everything. Haven’t gotten pulled over since. Should I be worried?

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Juan Ooink answered on May 13, 2020

Since a Petition to Revoke was filed, I am going to assume that you paid the fine late or did not do something you were supposed to do on time. First, you should contact the attorney that assisted you with this matter. If you did not have an attorney, you should hire one to assist you with the... Read more »

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5 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I got my first speeding ticket on the expressway in Tazewell county, going 26 over the limit can it be dismissed ?
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Juan Ooink answered on May 13, 2020

Why would it be dismissed? It will not be dismissed just because it is your first speeding ticket. 26 over is a Class B Misdemeanor which is punishable by up to 6 months in jail and up to $1,500.00 in fines not including any mandatory assessments. You need to hire an attorney to assist you with... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I got ticket for doing 20 over. Supervision with traffic school for $229 is an option. Could a lawyer do better?

Last night I got a ticket from Batavia police. My record is decent with no other moving violations for well over a year. Previously I used a lawyer for my daughters violations and it proved useful. But in this case I'm not sure a lawyer could do any better than the supervision option. So... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on May 12, 2020

This is your call. If you mail in the ticket and request Court Supervision, you might not get it. If you do get it, you will have to complete Traffic Safety School. If you do not get it, you will be given a conviction and in order to remove the conviction, you will have to motion the case up, pay a... Read more »

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: If misdemeanor traffic speeding 27< miles is reduce to regular speeding does it great criminal record .

I have to violate aggravated speed and have been reduced. I submitted an asylum case. Does this violation lead to the rejection of my case in court? Is it necessary to appoint a lawyer? I am very sad and worried, or do not need to appoint a lawyer because any offense will lead to rejection of the... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on May 11, 2020

Sounds like you need to speak with an immigration attorney. That attorney will be able to tell you how to handle this matter and how best to proceed.

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5 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I have traffic court date on 07/23/2020, this is the third time the date has moved due to covid 19, I'll be out of state

I have a dupage county traffic court date which is moved to 07/23/2020. I have to move out of state this month. I was hoping to attend in person for requesting second supervision as I got the second ticket while I was on 1st court supervision. I got the second ticket for using cell phone while... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on May 11, 2020

You need to hire an attorney to appear on your behalf. That attorney will be able to resolve this matter without you having to appear in court, but you need to act now. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Do I have to be an attorney to file a motion for a bond review/hearing?

Writing on behalf of an inmate at the cook county jail. He cannot afford the $1,500 attorney fee to file a motion.

Do I have to be an attorney to file a motion for a bond review/hearing?

If I can file this motion on his behalf, where can I find the appropriate documents?

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on May 11, 2020

Only the defendant or a licensed attorney in Illinois can file such a motion. If you file such a motion, you will be charge with the unlawful practice of law and could see jail time.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Immigration Law and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Is signing a I bond the same as booking Is there a difference in terms of record

What is the difference between signing a of bond speed ticket,and going to prison, taking fingerprints, and photographing? Are the two considered the same?

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on May 6, 2020

No, they are not considered the same. If you are issued a ticket, the officer will have you sign it instead of taking you into custody and processing you. You need to hire an attorney to assist you with any charges you are facing.

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4 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: When reducing an aggaravated speed violation to petty offense with supervision 4 month, is there a criminal record .....

When reducing an aggaravated speed violation to petty offense with supervision 4 month, is there a criminal record and does this violation affect the immigration status, knowing that I am waiting for an application for permanent residence

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on May 4, 2020

This is something you need to discuss with your immigration attorney. Make sure to tell your immigration attorney about any and all run ins with the law. This includes all of your major and minor traffic violations. The more information your immigration attorney has, the better.

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