We met on MeetMe. We talked for awhile. It stated on her bio she was of age and concent. I sent her a picture of someone else's penis. Now her Father is trying to sue me when at no point did I ever think I was speaking to a child due to her profile.
I reported a manager for harassment and unfair treatment to my former employers HR manager at that time. She spoke to that managers superior and they both decided to make me handle the harassment myself by way of confronting my manager alone and seeing if things changed. I felt this was violating... Read more »
In 2017 my grandpa left my siblings and I insurance policies but during that time we were underage so we couldn't get it. My dad went and got our policies and spent it. My siblings and I haven't received a dime of what my grandfather left for us. And I was wondering how do I go about... Read more »
I live in Illinois and had the vehicle delivered from Wisconsin. All the paperwork was done with a sales rep online via digital delivery. I have reached out to them on multiple occasions to send a copy of the contract and have never gotten one. One day after the attempts to receive the copy of the... Read more »
I have an Illinois corporation with assumed business name of Beyond-Basements. I just found out there is a Beyond Basements in Missouri. And we both do construction and remodel basements. Am I protected?
I assume that when you say your family "received" a judgment that you mean that a judgment was entered in your or your family's favor and against some specific defendant or defendants. Obtaining a judgment does not mean that the defendants will voluntarily pay or satisfy the...Read more »
My uncle passed away on December 31st. Family members were present when the coroner arrived. My uncle was a large man that would require multiple people to carry his body. The coroner had the family members present move his body outside. Is this right? my cousin is traumatized by the situation, so... Read more »
Know All Men By These Presents, That I/we the undersigned, for the sole and only consideration of One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine 50/100 (1,709.50) paid to me/us in hand by ABC Corp, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hereby release and discharge, and by these presents do hereby... Read more »
It seem like ABC corporation wants to pay you $1,709.50 for a release and discharge for some damaged they caused you. This release is a legally binding agreement used to protect ABC Corporation from having you bring further legal action against them for a number of reasons. They want to close...Read more »
SBDC office rep was to transfer me to their office manager to go over business plans for services. The Receptionist spoke to me for 40 seconds. After, transferred me. She then continued to file a State police complaint claiming I was a threat to society. Googled my name, saw images of me over... Read more »
You cannot sue a State Agency in Civil Court. You must sue them in the Court of Claims and then only after filing a Tort Claims Notice (usually within 6 months). That is probably a very bad idea for many reasons, including limited recovery and a long wait time to be paid.
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. You could speak with attorneys who handle property & casualty insurance matters. You could also reach out to general civil litigation law firms and ask if homeowners insurance falls under their area of...Read more »
It is a civil / municipal case where the village did along with the police department a total seizure of our house our property they made our car disappear our two dogs our two cats. They had the police illegally remove 2,175 plus items of our personal belongings from the house and they will not... Read more »
The short answer is: Yes. If you cannot find a case on point in Illinois and the Wisconsin case is on point, most judges (and it is up to the judge) to allow you to reference another State. Frequently, in Judge rulings if they cannot find applicable Illinois case law, they will cite case law...Read more »
I am from Illinois but the individual has moved to New York. The amount is over $10,000. I am currently in litigation with this person for a different matter. If I file a civil suit, would I be able to serve him during our upcoming family court hearing (it's via Zoom)? We both have attorneys.... Read more »
A coworker filed a petition for a no contact stalking, alleging that I have harassed and intimidated them while at work, damaged their property. Coworker has never mention these allegations to our supervisor/HR dept., never made them aware that they were filing a petition. Coworker did not aware... Read more »
Illinois appeals cases for default judgements based on untimely answers have generally cut slack to the untimely Defendant it appears. However it does add a caveat that the attorney cannot be disrespectful in doing so.
Is not the fact that the attorney failed in a case to file answer until... Read more »
I'm not really certain as to what you are asking. If you are the client and a default judgment was entered against you, the only aspect of the attorney's conduct that would ever be examined is whether the attorney was able to vacate the default judgment. So long as that is accomplished,...Read more »
I'm the adjacent property to a townhome association and they do not honor their obligations stated in their declaration. Specifically the sections that refer to my property being the Dominant Tenement and various zoning and municipal code ordinances that has actually caused serious damage to... Read more »
You provide only general information so one can only provide a general answer. No neither you nor the police can force the Association to furnish you with its insurance policy unless you file suit for property damage, violation of an easement or whatever wrong has been committed. The declaration is...Read more »
I am looking for an attorney to help me with a mandatory arbitration. I had a terrible experience with a law firm. We parted ways. I would like to find someone experienced in construction law as we are in the middle of our process. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
I am a plaintiff in a case in which the defendant removed the case from state to federal court. It has now been remanded back to state court. Defendants filed a motion to dismiss in fed court which wasnt resolved. Defendants are now seeking to dismiss case in state court based upon the motion to... Read more »
I believe that once the federal court is divested of jurisdiction and thus any authority over the pending case, that the motion to dismiss filed in federal court would have to be filed in the state proceeding to heard. That seems to be the case where although the motion to dismiss was filed in the...Read more »
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