I have always had my son more ever since me and his mother separated which was when he was 1 now he is 5 and for the last year and a half we have both had him half and half because on Christmas of 2018 she tried to take him away and used her being the mother to keep him from me so she practically... Read more »
Your best bet is to schedule an appointment with a lawyer who practices family law. Bring any paperwork (court orders and such) you have related to the situation and explain to the lawyer what's going on and what you want done. If you don't know how to find a good lawyer, talk to friends and family...Read more »
No. The Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act refers to an employee who "resigns or is terminated" as being entitled to receive his or her earned vacation pay. It wouldn't hurt to ask your employer if they'll pay out your vacation pay however. An employer can do it if you're on unpaid leave, he...Read more »
This is an entirely different position. I was told in December that they were looking for a place to "put" me. I had no choice in the matter or given any option, company focus was changing to some extent. Went from outside sales management, to working with inside global education department, but... Read more »
Kyle Anderson's answer is fundamentally correct for Illinois as well. There are certain circumstances under which you may be eligible for unemployment even if you quit, but based on the information you provide it seems unlikely. You may wish to schedule an appointment with a lawyer familiar with...Read more »
My house is in awful condition. Its unfit and unsafe to live here. My parents wobt consent to my emancipation and may become violent. I have people that would let me live with them. I dont know what to do.
You don't provide enough information for anyone to give you solid advice. Did your father have a will? If he did, who did he leave the house to? Has an estate been opened in your father's name? If so, who is the executor or administrator and what are they doing about this situation? If an estate...Read more »
Assuming your custody or parenting order was issued by an Illinois court, you need the court's permission for your child to move out of state. It is more complex an issue than it seems -- don't try to do this without a lawyer who knows what to do and knows the evidence that's necessary.
You've got a problem. The age of consent (when your girlfriend can agree to have sex) is 17 in Illinois. If you're 20, it appears you've committed statutory rape. Your girlfriend doesn't become an adult just because she has a baby. I'd say it's up to a court as to whether the girl's mother can keep...Read more »
I worked for a restaurant chain since 2013. I was hired for 1 hourly position at a specific rate, then cross-trained & given promotions w/raises over the years. I've had issues for years with my time clocks being manually edited by different mgers, i was paid incorrect rates than what i was... Read more »
I have 2 children that my mother has guardianship of and the guardianship was filed in Indiana so I petitioned the court to terminate the guardianship. In return my mother goes and gets an attorney in Illinois and filed for adoption of my 2 children. I have not been notified of the adoption in... Read more »
You should immediately hire an attorney in the county where the adoption case has been filed. Bring all the paperwork related to the Indiana guardianship with you to the first appointment with the attorney. Explain what's happening and he or she should take it from there.
Hello, I live in Illinois and want to change my name for personal reasons. I'm currently 17 years old but I turn 18 in April. I know that the name change process takes some time so I wanted to know if it was possible to START the process right now (file a name change notice in the newspaper and... Read more »
(a) states the court may aware sums of money out of the property and income.... for education expenses. Would an inheritance be used as a determining factor in what is available to pay for a non-minor child's higher education?
Would the court normally order a financial discover be done if... Read more »
I currently work for a major health insurance company in their preventative onsite solutions group. We are contracted by companies and work onsite with their employees. I have been with the company for nearly 9 years and a high performer. My current site is downsizing and I need to move to another... Read more »
I don't mean this to sound flippant, but you need to look for another job. It is not illegal for your employer to hire someone from outside the company on the recommendation of a client. Your fellow employee who told you it creates a co-employment situation is wrong. Even if they were right, what...Read more »
I was referred by email from considertheconsumer.com website last year to a Florida class action attorney regarding a robo- text I received repeatedly. The attorney was responsive from December 2019 to early February 2020.
Is the lawyer blowing you off? Probably not. Your case is called a class action because it involves hundreds, maybe even thousands of people. It isn't realistic to expect the attorney to respond immediately to every contact he gets from every one of them. Furthermore, you wrote he was responsive...Read more »
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