Taylorville, IL asked in Land Use & Zoning, Municipal Law and Real Estate Law for Illinois

Q: What are my rights? A municipal is threatening to demolish my house.

1 Lawyer Answer
James G. Ahlberg
James G. Ahlberg
  • Real Estate Law Lawyer
  • Rochelle, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: There is no way to answer this question without knowing why the municipality is threatening to demolish your house, what their local ordinances provide and whether their local ordinances are appropriate under state law. The stakes are high, so you need to make an appointment with a local lawyer as quickly as possible. Bring any and all notices, letters or other information you received from the municipality to your first appointment with the lawyer.

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