He is moving out of the state and has no established place to live yet. It is true that I would have to also find a smaller living arrangement eventually, but I have always been the one to take care of their finances, medical, and well being. Could he argue that I do not have a permanent living... Read more »
If the dogs were purchased during the marriage they are considered marital property regardless of who paid for them. That means that if you and your spouse cannot agree on who gets the dogs, the court will decide.
I am trying to sell the house. I signed up, through my work, with a legal plan that pays for various legal services. They are saying that the house is in my father's name and so therefore it is not a covered service since the house is not in my name. But in the Declaration of Trust I am named... Read more »
The house being in your name as trustee is not the same thing as the house being yours. Assuming the house has been deeded into the trust as indicated by Mr. Kottaras, above, what happens to the house is determined by the terms of the trust. You, as trustee, are duty bound to do what the trust says...Read more »
My soon to be ex filed for divorce on 2/2020. I filed my 2019 taxes married filing separately. She is insisting she is entitled to my complete 2019 tax return. I told her I would give her any information she needed, but she wants the entire return. I am not getting a refund and owe a lot of money.... Read more »
I am purchasing a house with my girlfriend. Both names will be on the deed but only my name is to be on the loan and at this point in time, she won't sign any other papers. Am I screwed if anything happens later and we break up?
This is a tough question without more information than you provide. The One Day Rest in Seven Act does not apply to certain employees, including, "Employees needed in case of breakdown of machinery or equipment or other
emergency requiring the immediate services of experienced and...Read more »
My husband & I are divorcing and have agreed on terms as far as marital property division and maintenance. The attorney I hired, after reviewing the tax returns and agreement, has refused to represent me. He says that I am eligible for much more according to the law and that a judge wont... Read more »
Don't lose sight of the fact that this is your one and only, never to be repeated, sole chance, to receive what you are entitled to. There is no do over. There is no opportunity to reconsider a year or two from now if you realize you were taken advantage of, what you received is simply not...Read more »
Hi, after being separated for a long time, my wife and I would like to divorce. We have no kids, no property, no pension, very little money in the bank, and have no claims against each other. We would like to file a joint divorce application. Can the same lawyer represent both of us? Thanks.
We have 50/50 custody, but were never married and she has primary physical custody. We all live in the same town. He's 14 and wants to live with me. Is he free to do so, or do I need to go to court first?
She has been told repeatedly to not come to my house, call, send items in the mail or contact myself or my children under any circumstances. Again she is toxic and not welcome in my life, especially around our children. My husband is 100% in agreeance. However, she continues to send items in the... Read more »
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...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...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... 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...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...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.
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