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Q: How long does it typically take for a judge to enter a court ruling into the system?.

My Child support hearing to have my 18 yr old twins to be removed from my child support was two weeks ago , the judge ruled in my favor however the court order is still not in the system

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Q: So I got a 90 day court supervision and all I had to do with it is pay a fine of 257

I haven’t been able to pay any of it because I don’t live in there county or close to it and I’m having trouble with finance can I ask for a extension of court supervision because my girlfriend said she will help me out if I can get that court supervision extension because we are both down on... Read more »

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Q: Hello I have not been paid for 194.00 overtime hours.

Since June of 2019 to current, I have 194.00 overtime hours (=$950.67) I asked my employer and she said she could not afford to pay overtime. I asked my mom and she said that this was illegal. My employer will be closing her doors on August 26, 2022 and I want to get the $$ she owes me. How do I go... Read more »

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Q: Can a welding shop charge a customer o.t pay?

I had a project done at a welding shop. I’m sure I was excessively over charged. I asked for an itemized bill and I was charged o.t for their employees as well.

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Q: A notice of wage assignment was sent to me but I am not 40 days past due, less than 30 days. Is that legal?

The notice states I hadn't made a payment since 06/02, which is not true. I missed my payment on 06/23 and cleared it on 07/19..the same day as the notice.

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Q: A Carl I took advantage of me and my disability

Car lot lied to me to get me to take a vehicle that I cannot use when I'm in a wheelchair I need a wheelchair accessible vehicle

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Q: Are white rock lights legal to run on my vehicle at night in the state of Illinois?

Rock lights are lights that go up in the wheel well of the vehicle. They can be illuminated at night to light up the tires and part of the road underneath the vehicle.

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 15, 2021

It depends.

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.

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Q: I am a pet sitter/dog walker/care giver who on 9/10/2021 sufferered a medical condition that has weekened the right side

of my body and I cannot perform theduties of the jobs that are required. Can I file a disability claim or something else that can bring income tomyself

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 8, 2021

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... Read more »

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Q: I was thinking of buying a collapsible baton to keep in my car, what's my legality with it, I live in central illinois

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

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Sep 21, 2021

You are not permitted to possess a collapsable baton per Illinois States as follows:

Sec. 24-1. Unlawful use of weapons.

(a) A person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he knowingly:

(2) Carries or possesses with intent to use unlawfully against another, a...
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Q: Miss treatment of Peoria County Jail to inmates

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... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Feb 8, 2021

Not sure what your question is here because you do not ask one.

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Q: I got a ticket for driving over a median. Since it was my first ticket ever, shouldn’t I have received a warning?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 21, 2020

An Illinois attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In most jurisdictions, it's up to the judgment of the officer at the scene. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: I am about to start junior year of high-school and want to prepare for a career in law. (Illinois)

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?... Read more »

George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
answered on Aug 5, 2020

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... Read more »

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Q: In order to study pre-law, do the credits required to enroll need to be earned in a high-school class.

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... Read more »

George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
answered on Jul 23, 2020

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... Read more »

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Q: Would I be eligible for a group home or a nursing home due to my medical problems?

Things not looking good for me. Seems that I'm going to be homeless but not sure any shelters will be open. I've heard people under 40 go to nursing homes

Family wont help me out.

George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
answered on Jul 21, 2020

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.

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Q: Will going to the police telling them am homeless get me into a state run mental health clinic?

Likely considered homeless as I just live with my older relative over the years. Have no options really except maybe stay in my car as a distant relative pushed on me.

George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
answered on Jul 20, 2020

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?... Read more »

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Q: Looking to get a legal name change . Is this something the firm does?

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.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 6, 2020

This is not a law firm (you ask if this is something the firm does). It's only a question and answer board. You could contact attorneys, through this site, or on your own. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: I received a subpoena, regular mail to testify. Will I get in trouble if I dont go, since they cant prove I got this?
James G. Ahlberg
James G. Ahlberg
answered on Apr 19, 2019

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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Q: Can a person be denied for residency in Illinois because of a conviction in 2009 for theft.?

My friend has been denied residency at a mobile home park in Freeport, Il. He served his sentence in full and has caused no issues in the trailer park at any time.

Edward X. Clinton, Jr
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Edward X. Clinton, Jr
answered on Nov 5, 2018

No. The law does not allow the State to deny you residency. Landlord has the right to deny you a place to rent, however.

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Q: Are all law libraries not opened to the public? If not, how do I find out which ones are open for the public?
Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang
answered on Aug 29, 2018

All law libraries located in the county Court houses and public law schools are open to the public.

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