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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Q: Will a charge be brought against me if I unknowingly knew I was speaking to a child on an adult dating sight?

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.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Employment Law and Tax Law for Illinois on
Q: Hi. My previous employer used my SSN for another guy with almost the same Name as mine and I came to know about it when

I received tax document in my mail box. Can I file a law suit & if yes who.

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Q: In Illinois can a person be trespassed from a government owned building for a non-criminal reason?

I have watched a lot of the First Amendment Auditor videos on YouTube. It seems most states cannot legally bar or trespass citizens from City Hall, County Courthouses, parks, sidewalks, Post Offices, Police Stations and similar without a crime committed or about to be committed. But Illinois 720... Read more »

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Q: Can a conservation officer sieze logs on an assumption they are stolen?

I didn't have a form showing ownership. I was unaware of needing it. I did have the name and number of the owner. I gave the CO this info and since he didn't immediately answer I was instructed to unhook my trailer with the logs. I headed home and the owner called about 30 minutes... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Legal Malpractice for Illinois on
Q: Can an assigned public defender refuse to obtain documents needed for an arraignment

Lawyer refuses to contact the prison and expects the family to obtain the signed waiver and email it to him to file. His exact words weee I’ve done all I’m going to do. I’m through and that’s it.

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Q: First time offender college student caught with adderall being charged wit my felony. How likely to get reduced?

Freshman was caught with unprescribed adderall. She was released on PR. No priors not even a traffic ticket. They also want her to be an informant. How likely can we get this reduced to a misdemeanor. A felony at 19 will ruin her. McClean County IL

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Q: i was arrested for illegal dumping and i didn't do it. i was not questioned by anyone or served papers just arrested

i was publicly embarrassed. cop took me to the atm and card didnt work and i missed court several times and got warrants. i didnt feel i had to go because i didnt do it. well the state offered me supervison since they didnt have any proof and i said no way. we are going jury trial . well the day... Read more »

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Q: What is Illinois statute 720 5/12-21.6(a)?
Darryl A. Goldberg
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answered on Jan 31, 2023

That is an older statutory citation for Endangering the Life of Health of a Child. It has been renumbered in the Criminal Code under 720 ILCS 5/12C-5. This can be a very serious allegation that can be charged as both a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on whether a conviction would result in the... Read more »

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Q: FOID was revoked and CCL was suspended due to a felony arrest. The case was dismissed. Am I able to get my FOID back

Felony arrest for cannabis possession dismissed after DDPP.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Child Custody for Illinois on
Q: If cps takes a urine sample from me; and doesn't go thru with specific protocal; sealed signed dated container;

Would it still stand up in court?

In my case ; I handed over the sample, the county worker put it in a ziplock bag, put it in her purse, and text me from her office that it was a positive test result.

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Q: Is there anyone that can help me ?? I work take care of my kids and gotta residence in Illinois

Hey so I was supposed to go to court in alabama for sentencing and I missed it cuz I'm stranded over 12 hours away smh child had passed away

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Q: Are there different camera views on police vehicles in Illinois ?

I am trying to find out if there are different t camera views.

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Most police squad cars that are equipped with cameras have front facing cameras (commonly referred to as "dash cams") as well as rear cameras and/or rear-view mirror mounted cameras that monitor occupants in the backseat area.

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Q: Ok so I have a question about my ex and my sister and brother and my ex's son stalking me with a illegal neural network.

They have it connected with a crystal radio and a loop antenna that is special order for my brainwave , they got is connected with no wires because they got a single acquisition with a microcontroller and have a signal amplifier and stabilizer, you can train a p300 with only one electrode, they use... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
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answered on Dec 16, 2022

I suggest meeting with a licensed mental health counselor of your choice to discuss your recent observations at the very least.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: I got a car n put n kids name n umdrive under her cuz I'm revoked. I paid 4 this car n she got mad at me n reported it s

Stolen. Im disabled n won't survive prison. She also put a op on me. She's extorting me I was told n is becoming extremely ruthless she even admits the car is mine n had til Jan 5 to get it out of her nane

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 14, 2022

You clearly need an attorney to handle your criminal cases, especially given the circumstances, as you stated yourself you are facing with a possibility of imprisonment.

Also, it you cannot afford an attorney ask the judge to appoint a Public Defender to represent you at no charge if...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Legal Malpractice and Small Claims for Illinois on
Q: Can i sue or file a complaint against this county

Recently i took a plea for a criminal case and received the final disposition now my license and other things have been suspended due to this case that wasn’t involved in the disposition my license is my way of working and the courts new this

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 13, 2022

There is no case against the county. The court protocol of accepting a guilty plea is to place that plea on the record with a clear explanation of its terms, conditions and collateral effects on one's life. Also, that plea is given "freely and voluntarily," with all understanding on... Read more »

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Q: What happens if you get get charged with trespassing on a bench trail in Illinois

He was served a ticket and court date. On his first court date he pled innocent so the judge is doing a bench trial in January now!

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 16, 2022

Without gathering more case information is is impossible for anyone to suggest the next court event. The facts are the case is a state Misdemeanor Class A, and it is still pending with the next court date in January of 2023.

I recommend for the defendant discussing the case with a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law for Illinois on
Q: Can not having a foid card prevent getting this charge vacated?

I was charged with 2 counts of the auuw statute that was found unconstitutional in people vs aguilar. I filed a petition for relief from judgement, but was denied because the second charge was for not possessing a foid card. Was this ruling accurate?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Oct 31, 2022

At the time of the alleged criminal offense absence of the FOID card becomes a strict liability issue ( either you have it or not at the time), however, these issues have a potential to mitigate with an experienced counsel.

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