You may have grounds for a lawsuit if you were exposed to mold during your six-month stay in Cook County Jail, as inmates have the right to live in conditions that meet basic health and safety standards. Exposure to mold can cause a variety of health issues, and correctional facilities are...View More
I live in Illinois. My sister bought a vehicle in her name for a friend. The friends credit wasn’t enough to be put on the loan. The car and license is in her name only. They had a verbal agreement that he would pay her 5k, as a thank you, to help him get a vehicle. He would pay the down payment... View More
In Illinois, if the vehicle is in your sister's name, legally she is the owner, and the verbal agreement with her friend complicates but does not override that fact. The first step is to communicate with the friend, if possible, to resolve the situation amicably. Given that the friend refuses...View More
Lawyer doesn't want to allow information to be disclosed with the person I asked to explain all my legal information to me in terms I can comprehend. Without said person breaking it down for me, I don't understand anything about my case due to my mental disabilities/ retardation.
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. A power of attorney might be a possible solution to look into - someone designated to act on your behalf with your written consent. This can be subject to Illinois law and state rules of professional conduct -...View More
I have informed her to stop contacting me multiple times to stop contacted her employer since this was done during work hours and they seem to not care. Is there anything that can be done? This is in Illinois. These messages are being sent to me during work hours.
If such vehicle modification potentially distracts other motorists on the state roadways, or creates any road safety issue by blinding others, or interfering with others' driving that vehicle modification may constitute an improper installation due to its impact on road safety.
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. You could repost and add Social Security as a category. There's no guarantee that all questions are ultimately picked up, but you would have better chances of a disability attorney seeing your post under...View More
I'm around 18-20 so I cant do concealed carry and I want something for safety in my car. I can get p.spray but I'd rather that a last resort if none of this works out, but also if I cant use the collapsible are there similar alternatives
They have no hot water they have not had hot water since February 3. The water they have to drink is not drinkable. They’ve currently been a lockdown for the past couple days. So now you have inmates that are not taking showers because they are already cold and they would rather smell bad then to... View More
From what I've heard, most lawyers major in something kind of related to law and then minor in pre-law. Right now, I want to major in Historybeith a minor in pre-law. If there is a pre-law major program I would love that. Question 1: What prerequisites are there to studying pre-law or History?... View More
In almost all colleges and universities, pre-law is not a major nor is it a minor. Some schools offer what is called a "concentration" in pre-law, but you would still need to choose a major. You are not required to have a minor in most schools. Some schools have scholar's programs in...View More
I am soon to be starting my junior year in high school and am interested in going into the law profession. I probably won't be able to get all thhn language credits through my high school due to scheduling. Can I earn these credits in a college course then enroll? Do I need to be in high... View More
Congratulations on determining your interests for college and beyond. Many high school students find this difficult. Pre-law programs vary for each college. Language requirements are usually only suggested, and not required. Pre-law is not typically a major of study. Many pre-law students in...View More
It's impossible to say without knowing the details of your situation. Nursing homes generally charge people to stay there. It is better to get an apartment or section 8 housing if you can. Call the Chicago Homelessness Prevention Call Center at 311 for advice regarding your situation.
A mental health clinic is not a place for free housing. It's a place for people who have serious mental defects that need to be institutionalized so as not to harm themselves or others. Telling the police that you are homeless won't get you sent to one. Why involve the police in this?...View More
My legal name on my birth certificate is different from the name I’ve been using my whole life. My legal information, like SS# drivers license number and schooling is in the name I use not my legal name. I want to travel outside of the US and need a passport that now I am not able to option.
If you received the subpoena and a check for witness fees and mileage, you must go. If there no check was enclosed with the subpoena, you must either go or have an attorney appear on your behalf to ask that the subpoena be quashed for failure to pay the witness fee.
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