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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: Where would I begin with seeking help from law enforcement abuse who are intruding on my mental privacy?

Its been almost 4 years and I am hearing the same voices who claim to be law enforcement, harassing me everyday to take certain actions that I am not obligated to follow. They are using what may be a combination of AI technology, biometrics, assistive computing and a few others to gain access to my... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Apr 15, 2024

I understand that you are going through a very distressing situation. What you're describing sounds like a serious violation of your privacy and mental well-being. Here are a few suggestions on steps you could consider taking:

1. Document everything: Keep a detailed journal of the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: (21) I have 2 improper use of phone within 5 months of each other in which I got supervision on the first. What happens?

Court Supervision on the first, optional court date will be in September 2023 in which I'm think I must attend, and I use my phone for Uber. Any way I can retain my supervision???

Theodore J. Harvatin
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answered on Aug 15, 2023

A ticket while you are in supervision does not automatically cause loss of the supervision. The prosecutor must be aware of it, and must file papers to revoke the first supervision.

Most of the time on these minor offenses, they do not revoke and might even give you supervision again for...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Collections and Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: Someone threw a big metal lock at my car and kicked my car and only had to pay a $200 fine and court cost no restitution

The avocet at the court house is new and she said she didn’t have my information only information filed was my old phone number and old last name. She sent me letters but no letter asking me to call her.The avocet wasn’t working there at the time i turned in my information and car estimate so... View More

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answered on Oct 24, 2021

Your question is coming up under Illinois although it appears you live in MO. In any event, this will be true in either state, you can file a civil lawsuit to recover your damages, provided the statute of limitations has not run yet. Depending on the amount of damages, you may do so in small claims... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Communications Law, Internet Law, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: Can my girlfriend use my last name on social media

My gf n i broke up she has my washer dryer and freezer i messaged her to ask when i could come by and get them no answer so i tried instagram and found out she is using my last name and now claiming im harassing her when she never told me to stop nor did she just block me but i told her i would be... View More

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
answered on Sep 11, 2019



(of relations between people) having a spirit of friendliness; without serious disagreement or rancor.

"there will be an amicable settlement of the dispute"

synonyms: friendly, good-natured, cordial, civil, courteous, polite, easy,...
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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Appeals / Appellate Law and Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: Will the judge understand that I didn't know I needed sr-22 for 3rd year? Please help, I never even received a letter.


Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang
answered on Jan 16, 2019

Illinois law requires you to notify the Secretary of State every time you change your address so they can send you notices. Failure to do so can lead to getting another ticket.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: was my federal privacy rights violated by a informant acting as a Agent secretly recording me using audio/video in my ca
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
answered on Jul 19, 2018

You are obviously in the midst of a criminal prosecution.

Have you discussed this with your lawyer? I think you are asking around because you do not like your attorney's answer.

If you do not trust your attorney to provide proper counsel, you can always retain a new one

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Communications Law, Contracts and Internet Law for Illinois on
Q: Events management company wanting to use attendees headshots in marketing on social media (i.e. twitter, LinkedIn, etc).

what are the legalities behind this? do we need to ask permission first?

Carrie A. Ward
Carrie A. Ward
answered on Mar 15, 2018

You need affirmative consent to use their images for promotional purposes. Did you hav them sign a release? Were they provided affirmative notice that their pictures were taken and may be used for promotional purposes? An experienced attorney in the promotional space can help you develop the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: I am in illinois and left my ex and have two children! She has completly blocked me and is refusing any and all contact

I habe tied being nice and talki g but she is using them against me as pawns! What can i do

Ray Choudhry
Ray Choudhry
answered on Aug 6, 2017

Looks like she is making you take her to court to get parenting time.

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Criminal Law and Internet Law for Illinois on
Q: What type of lawyer handles threats to post nude pictures to the internet?

Ex wife emailed nude pictures of present wife to the present wife's employer and is now threatening to email them to more people.

Nrupa Patel
Nrupa Patel
answered on Jul 5, 2017

You need to report this to the police ASAP. Dessimating photos like this without consent is a crime.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: In the state of Illinois. Is it illegal to record a conversation that you're part of for your protection?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Mar 16, 2017

I believe it's illegal unless all parties consent. If you need that type of protection you send confirming letters; best bet is get the advice of an attorney as to how to protect yourself.

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