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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: Do people in stolen vehicles get 4th amendment rights? Does it matter if they know that the vehicle is stolen?
William Wolf
William Wolf
answered on Mar 20, 2022

People have 4th Amendment rights to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. The question here, is whether the search or seizure was reasonable.

There isn't enough information to answer the question. You need to see an experienced criminal defense lawyer to answer whether...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Police come to a hotel room in which there are guest, stating one of the guest has a warrant in another county, but no

Warrant was found, and no outside indication that the guest was even there. Room is searched, guest gets charged with everything in it despite the occupant being on probation and having an ankle monitor which was also a present violation as the person the occupant wasn't to be around was in... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Feb 22, 2022

So you hope to dispose of that criminal case by way of a random online paragraph without any case review?

Will never happen.

Discuss your criminal exposure and a viable plan of action with a licensed and reputable criminal law attorney of your choice.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Business Formation, Business Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: I started a nail salon with someone. She didn’t have money to start it so I let her borrow from me but we didn’t make a

We didn’t make a contract. We worked for a month and a half now but we fell into a disagreement and she left and won’t respond to my calls. I’ve been working alone without even paying myself. How do I proceed from here when she won’t respond to any of my messages and calls.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 26, 2022

If there’s no agreement, just move forward as if the salon is yours. She has no interest since she provided no investment.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Q: What do I do for myself my mother tried to chew off my sexual organ at eight years old lied to the police and chestnut

She is a murderer and a psychopath every time I contact a lawyer they try to lie and say they do not work with my case type

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
answered on Dec 29, 2021

What do you want to do?

How old are you now?

Injury to your genitalia is an intentional act which means that it CANNOT be covered by insurance. This means that no attorney is going to spend their money to get a judgment that she can make worthless by filing bankruptcy. You would...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: If a person falsely claims they are an FBI agent in text & wants me to call them, can I record them without permission?

A person has texted me claiming to be an FBI agent from Wilmington, DE. He wants me to call him. Can I record the conversation without his permission to get audio evidence of the crime he already committed in text? Also, which law would be applied if I did and it was illegal...Illinois' or... Read more »

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 22, 2021

Illinois is a two party consent state, so you may not record a party without their consent, however, you could promptly contact the police and show the incriminating texts for an investigation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: I'm on probation in Lima Ohio and supervision thru Indiana but I violated Lima probation my ex girl came around me

My ex girl friend came around me but wasn't post to be around and now Indiana wanna have warrent for me for a hearing to see what they wanna do I did not catch no new charges

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 10, 2021

It appears that your freedom is on the line for your stated alleged violation o probation, which, as you may know by know, may result in your imprisonment for the duration of your term.

I assume you want to stay outside and that requires an immediate effort on your part to contact a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Rights and Internet Law for Illinois on
Q: Lawsuit I need pls no Illinois or Minneapolis lawyer pls agsinst a Illinois judge Shapiro he giving my wife spcL treat

marie the one who has Illinois judge Shapiro an special treatment personal against me

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Dec 6, 2021

Even generally, in order to assess your particular legal situation involving a certain judge you must discuss all facts and details directly with a LICENSED attorney in the jurisdiction where you think the action took place.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: Can someone be charged and held in prison under an alias name?

My father was a teenager when he was charged of committing murder in the 90’s. He is under a different name. When you search him , they have his birthday and a alias name.

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 15, 2021

Yes, criminal charges are possible when the law-enforcement does not know the actual, legal, or true name of the suspect, so, the charges may be filed under any name available or given to the authorities. As in the case with your family member you could see that could happen.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination for Illinois on
Q: Hello. I believe that I have solid discrimination case against my employer. I would like to get a legal perspective.

I believe that I am being wrongfully discharged and I need legal advice. My doctor’s recommendation against my taking vaccinations due to previous medical reactions were rejected by my employer. I also have religious beliefs that do not support my taking the vaccines. My employer fraudulently... Read more »

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
answered on Nov 15, 2021

Sorry, but it is a slam-dunk loser. Every court that has addressed compulsory vaccination has found that it was merited. If your children are not vaccinated (against childhood diseases), they CANNOT attend public school. Why should you have an additional opportunity to become infected and to... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: In Illinois, would finding less than 5grams of marijuana on person be considered probable cause to search vehicle?

Pulled over for license plate light and came back clean when running license. Pulls me out of car, and I had .5g or less and he said that gave him probable cause to search. It's not illegal to be in possession of marijuana in Illinois so why would that give him probable cause? I believe my... Read more »

Dan Nold
Dan Nold
answered on Oct 25, 2021

It’s illegal to possess marijuana in a vehicle unless it is basically in store packaging. So the search was probably legal. You should have an attorney evaluate the evidence for potential motions or to negotiate on your behalf.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Illinois on
Q: In a Qui Tam case, can the relater file a petition to revive judgment, or only the USA can take post-judgment action?

Does the relator have the right to file any motions after the judgment was entered against me on 8/23/2007 in violation of my constitutional 5 amendment rights? I was barred from defending myself pursuant to a Mack Order in a prior case. All documents I filed were returned to me unfiled, and I was... Read more »

Jane Kim
Jane Kim
answered on Oct 24, 2021

Sounds like you did not satisfy the original judgment, and the relator is seeking to collect on it. However, it also sounds like the government intervened in the underlying lawsuit and won a judgment against you. It also sounds like you represented yourself in the underlying lawsuit, hence an... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Contracts, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Illinois on
Q: What is the statute of limitation on indefinite employment contracts overseas with US based corporation?

I was hired as country manager by a US 500 company in 2013 on indefinite employment terms contract. 12 months later problems started mainly because I refused company illegal way of doing business. As a result, I was fired and sued for criminal charges in the foreign country. In 2019, I won an... Read more »

Jane Kim
Jane Kim
answered on Oct 14, 2021

IL statute of limitations on a breach of contract action is ten years. But first, you have to ascertain which country's laws apply. Did you have a written employment agreement and where was was it signed, in the US or in that foreign country? That's the law that will apply to a breach of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: Miscellaneous remedy forfeiture

Wht does that mean

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Sep 26, 2021

Hard to say as the forfeiture could take many forms in connection with a pending criminal case,

Essentially, it means that the person loses property due to a legal violation of the collateral for said property.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Animal / Dog Law, Appeals / Appellate Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: Is there a sample or an example of how a Writ of Certiorari is to be written/ drafted for a Georgia Superior Court?
Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Sep 10, 2021

I do not practice in the State of Georgia, however, if you contact the Georgia Superior Court clerk directly you may request a template or example of that legal document for your purposes.

Also, the Clerk may refer you the the court Referral Desk where there could be a possibility to find...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Family Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Illinois on
Q: What part of the law would I find Bias Judgement, Colleagues, and what to do when case involves a Circuit Clerk employee

I have a custody case were the sister works for the Circuit Clerks office. Her and the girlfriend came up with a well calculated plan to make my character out to be a low life junkie so my ex could gain custody. They have gone as far as emailing where I live stating I deal drugs out of my... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 1, 2021

your efforts are better spent working on your custody issues. Arrange a visitiation eval with a social worker, etc. but you need an attorney. d.i.y. is getting you nowhere. Trying to tell a judge the system is biased doesn't get an unrepresented person anywhere. You need an attorney to build a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Estate Planning and Probate for Illinois on
Q: Can you fight the family of a deceased transgender woman, who legally changed her name, on trying to bury her as a “him”
J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
answered on Apr 10, 2021

The law school that I went to never touched this subject. I would suspect that there is no authority whatsoever answering your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: Can a case be thrown out on a technicality on these circumstances

Many laws are written as in he, him, and other male pronouns. Many also do have the he/she/they to include both man and woman (and whatever other weird genders and sexes lol). Let’s say a woman committed a crime as opposed to a man because the law only uses male pronouns. Could the case be thrown... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Feb 10, 2021

Absolutely not. This is not a reason to have a case dismissed. If you are facing charges, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: How can you be indicted with no probable cause and still be held?

1st indictment didn't have probable cause and the government admitted it yet he was still detained. Government didn't file an 851 and superseded him. How could the probable cause change?

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Jan 28, 2021

Again, these are questions to discuss with the Defendant's attorney. Only the attorney will have the needed information in order to address your concerns. If they do not have an attorney, one should be hired right away. The sooner an attorney is hired, the better.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: Can the grand jury use the same evidence to indict you again for the same charge?

1st indictment for distribution didn't have probable cause but he was still indicted. How can grand jury indict again with the same evidence and add another charge and co conspirator?

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Jan 28, 2021

This is really something to discuss with the Defendant's attorney. Only their attorney will have the needed information in order to address your concerns. If they have not hired an attorney yet, they need to do so right away. The sooner an attorney is hired, the better.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Sexual Harassment for Illinois on
Q: RE: Surveillance Abuse, police negligence, police harassment, espionage, radiation poison and Sexual Assault via device

I'm a whistle blower who worked in the radiology department at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri. I have been a victim of surveillance abuse since 2017. What do I do when being denied an attorney and police are neglecting me?

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano
answered on Jan 24, 2021

You need to re-post this under Missouri Law because the events took place in that venue.

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