Westchester, IL asked in Civil Litigation for Illinois

Q: Do I have to go to court to enter into a restitution agreement?

I took something and agreed to pay it back. But don’t want courts involved. Can offer a good faith payment, then remainder next month. Willing to sign agreement based on total they want paid. No charges have been filed as of yet, but I want this be taken care of quickly.

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Robert Shipley
Robert Shipley
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Your description suggests you took something without permission and have reached an agreement with the owner of the property. An agreement can be prepared and signed which confirms the agreement to repay the money. The agreement should also include the property owner releasing any claims that they may have had against you once the payment has been made.

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