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0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Illinois on
Q: I purchased a hvac system. I have not received a contract, invoice, or right to rescind.

Two furnaces were installed, the air conditioners were not. I have not paid. I sent info that I rescinded by text within 3 days.

0 Answers | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Internet Law for Illinois on
Q: Is Discord taking money from hacked accounts buying Discord Nitro class action material?

I and likely hundreds more have been hacked by a person who used Discord servers to sell hacks that would take over Discord accounts when clicked on a link. While Discord can't be held responsible for users clicking the link, the hackers have been using the hijacked accounts to purchase... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Illinois on
Q: Who do I owe in Illinois if my landlord sent my ret to collections? Can I be evicted if rent was sent to collections

I owe back rent in Illinois, my property manager sent the balance to collections about a year ago. She just gave me a %day demand for rent this week. I'm confused, because I thought once a collections agency had the debt that would be who I paid because the landlord sold them the debt, which... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Banking for Illinois on
Q: I was late in my January rent and wrote a post dated check for the 21st to my landlord and called them to tell them

I told them I made a mistake and the money would not be in there . Did I do something illigal

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: What happens if my court supervision is violated?

I am currently under court supervision for receiving 2 speeding tickets before I turned 21. I’m currently a month in and I think everything is going well so far, I have not received any additional tickets or citations, nor do I plan on it, but what happens if i’m stopped by a police officer and... Read more »

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Q: Emotional distress in a discrimination case can mental health records be kept private? What if it shows past drug use?

I am a disabled veteran with a service-connected disability. Information I gave my therapist is for just that. I am going after my employer for Discrimination of sexual orientation. Included is emotional distress, what can keep my mental health records private? If not private can they hold past... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Q: Hello I have a young son in trouble. If I tell you charges can someone tell me type of bond to expect or type of time?

Aggravated battery with firearm, Aggravated discharge of firearm and Aggravated unlawful use of firearm.

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Q: If my ex pursues this say 3months prior to deadline but nothing has been determined by the dealine, will I need to pay?

I need to know if this wording is based on having a pending case by the deadline, I would have to pay whatever is the outcome even if the deadline has passed or if something hasn't been ordered by a judge by the deadline then I am free and clear.

Here is the wording from the divorce... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Domestic Violence for Illinois on
Q: How do i get my guns back after an order of protection has ended in Illinois?

I had an order of protection against me in illinois. At that time my firearms were surrendered to the state. Now the o.p. has ended. How do I get my guns back?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Q: I am filing my RTS from EEOC and have a past of substance abuse. Will that hurt my case or can I still win?


Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano answered on Jan 21, 2022

Your question is impossible to answer without many more details. Please remember that free advice is often worth the price you pay for it. If there is documentation that your substance abuse was under control during the period of alleged harassment, it should have nothing to do with the outcome.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Illinois on
Q: I'm being evicted by my landlords mother, for non-payment of rent. I haven't paid my rent since they shut my water off.

My landlord and her mother have both come into my home without permission. When we are home and when we aren't home. I've put almost $3,000 of work into this house and have messages stating that i would be reimbursed and have not. Now come Saturday at noon, my daughter and I are homeless.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Illinois on
Q: Parental rights of adolescent child in Inpatient Behavioral Center

Is there a website to explain the parental rights we have if our child is in an inpatient behavioral center?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law and Elder Law for Illinois on
Q: Uncle left house to another family member with stipulation my parents could live for set rent price for life.

My mother took care of my great uncle years ago before he passed away. He left the house she lives in, to his granddaughter with the stipulation my parents could live there for life for a set rent price. They sold the property to another company and that is not being honoured anymore. Rent has... Read more »

Charles E. Hutchinson
Charles E. Hutchinson answered on Jan 20, 2022

If your great uncle stipulated in his will or in his trust that your parents could live in the house at a set rent price, then depending on how those instructions were worded - it is possible that your mom has a case. If this was an "understanding" not in writing, the case becomes much... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Illinois on
Q: Can an escalation letter be done stating our subcontractor went out of business and the cost of material skyrocketed?

I work for a construction company. We won a bid in December of 2019 right before the pandemic to rebuild a high schools tennis courts. We received a quote from a fence contractor and used their price in our bid. The job wasn't going to start until 2022 which they were made aware of.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Illinois on
Q: As executor of my mothers Will, am I legally required to sell her personal belongings as part of her estate?

My mother does have a small life insurance policy and her bank account is POD to me as her beneficiary. However, she does have a car loan, student loan debts, and some credit card debt (all in her name solely). If my siblings and I do not want her car or personal household items, am I still... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Illinois on
Q: If child was born and resided in Wisconsin can family member from Illinois petition for guardianship in Illinois?

Can a grand auntie from another state petition for guardianship without petitioning within the state the child was born in. My son was born 11/20/2021 his mom was arrested 12/06/2021 CPS got involved 12/08/2021 I petition Milwaukee County Wisconsin courts for establishment of paternity 12/08/2021... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Real Estate Law for Illinois on
Q: What are my rights in this case?

Association of my condo building replaced water heater because the old one died. Now, the new heater is 3x louder then the old one and makes different noises. Old one was unnoticeable at all. Unfortunately the mechanical room where that heater is located,- right behind the wall of my master... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Q: I contracted Covid at work. I had to immediately quarantine. I paid for my hotel room. Should my employer reimburse me.

We worked on a military base. I was immediately escorted off base. I made my employer aware he totally brushes the situation off. I have all receipts.

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law for Illinois on
Q: Can a hospital refuse to allow a covid positive patient a support visitor when the patient is emotionally unstable?

My husband was admitted on 1/10/22 positive for covid to a local facility. The virus caused blood clots in his left leg and the local facility transferred him to a sister facility for surgery. The sister facility Memorial Medical Center Springfield is denying me access to be with my husband even... Read more »

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