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0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Illinois on
Q: Ok my landlord forced way into my apartment in lawrence kansas

It was forced entry

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I was issued a citation in Iowa for passing in a no passing zone. I was trying to avoid slamming into a stopped vehicle.

The vehicle was preparing to turn left into their driveway. I could not see a turn signal or brake lights on their 2010 Toyota Prius with the sun shining into the clear tail lights. I tried to stop but when I saw that I couldn’t stop in time I directed my motorcycle towards their driveway and the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Illinois on
Q: I have a Workman's Compensation Settlement being processed. If I pass away, will my spouse then receive it?

I'm waiting to receive money from a Workman's Compensation Settlement. If I were to pass away before I actually receive the money, does my spouse still get it?

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Legal Malpractice for Illinois on
Q: Job offers employment. Must pass a physcial. Physical is requiring my psychiatrist to clear me.. is this legal?

So I was honest about my mental health during those questions on the physical. The doctor said I'm physically good to go but he needs my psychiatrist to confirm I get the services I get, that I'm complaint with my services, and that I can mentally perform the job for the type of... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Copyright and Business Law for Illinois on
Q: In today's online environments free items are offered with an attribution requirement.

If it's free how can it have restrictions and conditions?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Do I have any legal options left?

The police arrested me for Stalking/OP Violation for text messages accusing the other person of physically stalking me. It sounds backwards, but that is exactly what happened. I essentially had a mental breakdown because I had a similar prior case that was also uninvestigated and simply wanted to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Illinois on
Q: Diminished Value on a suv because of a delayed reporting on a crash. Bought a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, used, carfax

showed no accidents, and two years later, during a repair, discovered it had been involved in a left frontal accident, checked carfax again, and it was reported a year later after my purchase?

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Though it is true that a car has diminished value once it is involved in an accident, the amount by which the value is diminished varies widely. Illinois law provides for you to make a claim for diminished value on vehicles that you own. On your facts, this vehicle was involved in an accident... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law for Illinois on
Q: Is it legal for an automotive tire shop to knowingly charge customers for products that are not provided and/or require

A manager telling employees to charge for a product they don’t have/need on their cars and to not refund customers unless they know about it or ask about it. Customers sign sales audit forms granting permission to perform service, however they are not walked through everything on the invoice as... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Identity Theft and Juvenile Law for Illinois on
Q: Helping 18 yo brother obtain his documents

I'm trying to help my bother get his birth certificate, ID, and SS card but he has none of his documents. His parents are keeping them from him. I cannot get his BC since I am not listed and he cannot get it without a photo ID that he can't get without a BC. Any suggestions of what we... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on
Q: The property manager won't give me a key to the mail box

Me and my family live out of someone else's apartment (we rent a room) our name is not on the lease, instead we have a roommate agreement lease with the person we rent a room from. Upon moving in we haven't had access to our mail (it's been two months). Our roommate has not provided... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Illinois on
Q: What can I do to stop my managers from taking disciplinary action towards me when I discuss my unfair salary with them?

My employer had hired two additional employees at $65K & $64K. And they have not brought me up to equal pay. Every time I mention my salary they take disciplinary action towards me for asking why.

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Illinois on
Q: Mobile home in a park, can I be Held responsible for mobile home when I move? Title does not have my name on it

Title of mobile home was signed by previous owners, but I never signed it and had it registered in my name. I’ve been living there for almost 20 years, am I considered the owner and responsible for moving or disposing of this mobile home?

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Illinois on
Q: What remedy I could use towards my managers at work.

When I talk to them about my salary? When ever I talk to them about my salary being equal to my co-workers in my department. They always take disciplinary action towards me. What can I do?

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Illinois on
Q: My neighbor wants to build an addition behind his garage and told me machinery will be going through my yard. Legal?

My neighbor has his fence ON the property line and chooses to walk through my yard to get to his shed in the back lot instead of using his gate. I have asked him not to do this as I have 2 dogs and children. The one dog hayes my neighbor and he is always antagonizing the dog and then tells me the... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Illinois on
Q: Can I complete court ordered SWAP in a different county than the county in was ordered in ?

I live in a different county and wanted to know if I can complete my hours in my county instead.

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Illinois on
Q: Can a ticket be changed after it was issued?

I received a call from a collection agency saying I haven't paid a fine for possessing over 10 grams of cannabis during a traffic stop from March of 2019. I did have possession of cannabis but it was only 2 grams and I still have the ticket signed and stating so. I received a speeding ticket... Read more »

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