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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: How can you be indicted for distribution when the ci said you didn't give him the drugs, someone else did?

How can they supersede you even after they admitted they didn't have probable cause the first time and they still charge you with the distribution and add conspiracy? Isn't that double jeopardy? Now have co-defendent that actually gave the drugs to ci yet wasnt charged until a selective... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 27, 2021

First, it is not double jeopardy. The State is free to proceed by way of Preliminary Hearing and Indictment. If they fail at Preliminary Hearing, they are free to seek an Indictment. Second, you could be charged if you were involved in any way. Finally, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Domestic Violence, Family Law and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Q: I called DCFS on my child for being physically and sexually abusive to his younger siblings. What are my rights?

Should I be concerned about them taking my children and how do I prepare for this transition?

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 25, 2021

Unfortunately, it is out of your hands at this point. DCFS will conduct an investigation and determine what the best course of action will be.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: my court date is over 100 days from the day i got 2 tickets? can i ask for dismissal, I'm 16, and its my first offense.

i got two tickets in carol stream IL on October 29th, 2020 my court date on the ticket said January 26th 2021. but then in the mail i got a new date saying September 29th 2021, this is very far away and over 60 days by a lot its over more than 200! so I'm wondering if I can ask for dismissal... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 22, 2021

I have heard these types of arguments in the past and they have failed each and every time. Also, due to COVID, this type of argument will absolutely fail. Regardless, you will want to appear and see what happens in court. At the very least you will want to ask for Court Supervision.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I got ticket for driving on revoked but the officer didnt put date on it were it says the date crime was committed

Also didnt fill out the vehicle section

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 22, 2021

You really need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: What do i do for a speeding misdemeanor in IL. During the day, blocks prior were 40 & 50. I was 51 in a 25 for a block

I was pulled over in a 25 going 51 in IL.

(It was 40 a block prior & 50 a block prior to that) i had just been following the speed of the carbefore me on the 40 & 50 roads)

The police officer was infront of me when he put his lights on - is that normal?

My 2 kids 7... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 21, 2021

What do you do? You hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. That attorney will attempt to have the ticket amended to a Petty Offense, but they will need time to work on the case. BTW, it does not matter what the speed limit was in prior blocks, it only matters... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: How long does one county in Illinois have to extradite an inmate from another Illinois county for a felony warrant?
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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 21, 2021

The holding county will typically hold the person until the other county comes and picks them up or the holding county no longer wishes to hold the person. There is not set time frame.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: My son got 4 tickets for leaving the seen of a accidents and not calling cops. 1 was a fence that took out his breaks.

He hit a dear and flipped it.. He tryed to get back to his friend and hit a building and left. Cops came and gave him tickets. They came back next day to change it couse the mair of the town called and said he wants the address of the accident on the ticket so they can sue him for the damage. The... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 14, 2021

Tickets can be amended until the start of a trial on those tickets. Your son is facing some very serious charges and needs the assistance of an attorney. The sooner you hire an attorney to assist him, the better.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: My ticket was put in my sisters account but my name, and I missed 2 court dates, what do I do?

I was in a weather related car accident that resulted in injury and I was given a ticket that got put in my twins account, I went to court to explain the mixup and the judge initially told me he would throw it out but it was in her name so that had to be corrected first. I then missed the following... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 13, 2021

Yes, but you really should hire an attorney to assist you with this matter. Since you failed to appear in court as directed, a default judgment was entered against you. In order to remove this judgment, a Motion to Vacate will have to be filed and properly served on the prosecutor. The Motion will... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Small Claims for Illinois on
Q: Would small claims resolve my traffic fines

I don't see how going through the administrative hearing to appeal a Zoom judge opinion of me owing a fine would help any.

So I want to sue the municipal with all the stuff I've been reading about feds probe red light programs in state and around the country

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 13, 2021

You first have to exhaust all other avenues of relief which includes appealing the administrative matter accordingly.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: In the state of illinois can the court force me to go to what they call pretrail probation before ive been found guilty
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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 11, 2021

Yes, and it is referred to as pretrial services. If you fail to do what is ordered, your bond will be revoked and you will remain in custody until your case is resolved. This is really something you should be discussing with your attorney. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you need to do so... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Idenity theft , when done by corporate employees ,when caught blame, corporate officer.

Is the corporate officer , guilty as a individual or a corporate officer.

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 11, 2021

What? Your question is a little confusing. If you have been charged with an offense, you should hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you right away. If you have been a victim of a crime, you need to report it right away and the prosecutor will decide who should be charged, not you.

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Why does my daughter have a ticket for an accident where she was the only person or vehicle involved in Illinois

My daughter was traveling through Illinois on her way back to Arkansas from seeing a friend. She Hydroplaned on the freeway after hitting standing water going 55 in a 65 she went off the road and totaled her car and she got a traffic ticket. No other vehicles or personnel were involved. It was... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 21, 2021

Driving to Fast for Conditions is the likely ticket she received and that ticket explains its self.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Libel & Slander for Illinois on
Q: Hi, I am currently deeply twisted up in some very deep legal issues and am desperate for help! I have no idea what to do
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Juan Ooink answered on Jan 6, 2021

If you are facing legal issues, you need to hire an attorney that handles the type of matter you are dealing with. The sooner you contact an attorney, the better.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I haven't been to court since Jan 13, 2020, due to the courthouse is closed this case is 2 years old what are my rights

I haven't been to court since January 2020 this case is almost two years old. They keep postponing due to this or that. No court reporter, judge cancels court, the janitor was sick. Can they really just make stuff up to postpone my court date. I have was not there and the times I did go it was... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on Dec 29, 2020

You either need to hire an attorney to assist you with this matter or reach out to your Public Defender. The sooner you do this the better.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Q: Can I go to jail for a crime i did at 12-13 years old?

Would I get charged as a minor or and adult or not at all for a crime that I did around 12-13 years of age, now that ima 17 years, and they reported me at 18 with no evidence, only oral statements?

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Juan Ooink answered on Dec 28, 2020

It all depends on the case. You need to have your parents hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. Statements are evidence, so to day there is no evidence is not a correct statement.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Will my license get suspended? I’m 16 and this is my first offense.

I was given a ticket for going over the speed limit at 23 MPH. The ticket does say court is not required. Will my license get suspended.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Dec 26, 2020

You are allowed two moving violation convictions every 24 months when you are under 21. I do not suggest just paying this ticket. Even though the ticket is marked No Appearance Required, you must appear in court and request Court Supervision at the very least. You will be required to pay a higher... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Illinois on
Q: If victim drop a DV case and state pick it up but she’s not comin to court. The same day it happened we bein together

We got photos together since it happened which is 6 months ago in June. She say she not coming but it’s state vs me

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Dec 26, 2020

You need a Criminal Defense Attorney if you have not hired one already. The State can force her to appear in court and if she fails to appear in court, the can ask the Judge to issue a warrant for her arrest. You need an attorney now.

2 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Illinois on
Q: My Domestic Violence charges was made June. They just picked me up 2 months ago on a warrant on it

Will I go to jail. We bein together every since our anniversary was Nov20th we live and work together since then? But the state picked it up what will happen. She’s not coming to court

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Juan Ooink answered on Dec 26, 2020

You must hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The State can forcer her to appear in court and if she fails to appear, the State can ask the Judge to issue a warrant for her arrest. Hire an attorney now.

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I got pulled over for speeding. I was going 23 MPH over the limit. I’m 16. First offense. Will my license be suspended?

This is my first offense ever. I’m 16 and the ticket says no court is required. Will my license be suspended..

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Dec 26, 2020

You must not just pay this ticket because it will lead to a conviction on your record and if you receive a second one within 24 months, your license will be suspended. You must appear in court and request Court Supervision. You will have to pay a higher fine and complete Traffic Safety School but... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: False informing versus synthetic identity where is the line drawn

Getting charged with identity deception when I pulse informed told a cop my brother's name and half my name

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Dec 21, 2020

You need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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