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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Hi, I received Notice of seizure and the administrative forfeiture proceedings.
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Oct 16, 2019

You do not ask a question, but you should hire an attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: If someone intentionally punches someone and the person gets twelve stitches would that be assault or battery?
James G. Dimeas
James G. Dimeas answered on Oct 4, 2019

That would be a Battery, harmful or offensive physical contact. Most Batteries are Class A Misdemeanors that carry a maximum punishment of up to 1 year in County Jail. If the Battery causes great bodily harm to the victim , it could be a Class 3 Aggravated Battery which carries a possible prison... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: did i ask for a work to be done or did i just ask a question

obviously if i wanted "dollar store" work i would've came to you personally ..either answer the question or don't..have a nice day gayry..oops Gary

William Wolf
William Wolf answered on Oct 1, 2019

I know you may not realize it, but you're asking for free work to be done.

Asking a lawyer what he or she thinks is asking the lawyer to provide work. Most of our work, before one of us may open our mouths in a courtroom, or in writing on an appeal..... is thinking through the problem at...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: "educated" excuse for lack of knowledge because punctuation makes you dyslexic to answering a question..you're a joke

dont believe i specifically asked anybody named gary to do anything for me free so gary can go be irrelevant somewhere else..thank you

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 1, 2019

What? Have to pay a lawyer for the work they do? On a criminal case at that? Say its no so!

THAT stated, JUSTIA is noT a dollar store version of lawyering where you get lawyers to provide actual reliable legal advice on the cheap so you don't have to pay an actual lawyer to handle...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: you didn't answer my question because you obviously dont understand the question..

if you read my last question thoroughly then read this question thoroughly then you would understand my question..other than that you dont have to answer if its too hard to understand instead of complaining because im trying to find answers and you dont have them or just one of those who help this... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Oct 1, 2019

If you would have the courtesy to write in complete sentences beginning with capital letters and ending in punctuation marks, it might assist in understanding your inquiry.

perhaps paragraphs could also help.

If you choose to use your self created punctuation that is your choice....
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: i wasn't charged with crime i was arrested for but charged with other offences..is that legal.?

arrested for failure to identify/ obstruction of identification for not giving my name but wasnt charged with it

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Oct 1, 2019

Please stop asking the same question over and over. I have already answered your same question a number of times. If the Police ask you your name and you either refuse to give them your name or give a false name, you can and will be charged with obstruction. You have been charged with an offense,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: can i be arrested for failure to identify/ obstruction of identification for not giving my name but not charged with it?

i was charged with evidence found but not why i was arrested

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Oct 1, 2019

What? Your question is confusing. If the Police ask you to identify yourself and you refuse to do so or give a false name, you absolutely can and will be charged with Obstruction. If you have been charged with any offense, you need to hire a criminal defense attorney right away. The sooner you hire... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Is there a way to get my 10million dollar bond reduced if I turn myself in
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 26, 2019

You should hire an attorney before you do anything. That attorney will be able to file a Motion To Reduce Bond and have it heard in Court. You will have to appear in court with that attorney on the hearing date. The sooner you do this the better.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I need help on getting my bond reduced and fighting a criminal case my bond is currently 10 million dollars and I fled

The country I am currently in Saudi Arabia

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 26, 2019

Your first step is to hire a criminal defense attorney right away and listen to what the attorney has to say. The warrant on your matter will remain outstanding until it is either executed or you deal with it in court. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I have a 10 million dollar bond on aggravated discharge of a firearm I fled the country what should I do ?

Please something useful I have been away from the usa living abroad and I’m losing my mental health I miss my family and friends , is there anyway I could get the bond reduced from 10 million which is outrageous

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 26, 2019

You need to hire an attorney right away to assist you with this matter. The warrant on your case will remain outstanding until it is either executed or you deal with it in court. The sooner you handle this matter, the better.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: how is that i have can be charged with obstruction for not identifying myself if im not suspected of a crime?
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 24, 2019

What? If a Police Officer asks you what your name is, you have to give them your name or you could be charged with Obstruction at a minimum. If you have been charged with an offense, you need to hire an attorney right away.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I told my grandmother to call the police for me because my gf wouldnt leave so i left instead, probable cause for arrest

i refused to identify myself being that i didnt do anything wrong but was thrown to the ground an searched without notice

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 23, 2019

You have already asked the same question and I have already responded to that same question. You must identify yourself if asked by a Police Officer. If you fail to do so or give a false name, you will be charged with Obstruction at the very least.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: if my description is given to the police without having committed a crime do i have to talk/identify myself to police?
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 23, 2019

If a Police Officer asks you what your name is, you have to tell them your actual name. If you give them a false name or refuse to tell them your name, you could be charged with Obstruction, which is a Misdemeanor offense.

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Can you change venues weeks before trail about to start from state to state?

Illinois state citizen charged with felony crime in South Dakota wants to change venues to Illinois the state they reside in. Can this happen also will the charges be the same? How will the case be handled?

James G. Dimeas
James G. Dimeas answered on Sep 19, 2019

No. You cannot move a criminal case from one state to another state when you are charged with a state crime. You should talk about what change of venue is with the lawyer that is representing you in the criminal case.

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3 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: If a person has already been sentence writes an affidavit for his co-defendant can he still be grant a Appel ?

Basically will he still be able to fight his conviction

William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Sep 18, 2019

Accused A is found guilty, is then sentenced, and now wants to appeal the conviction and sentence. As long as there are merits Accused A will be given an appeal. That sworn affidavit will likely hurt any appeal if contains a confession.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for Illinois on
Q: If my 22 yr old cousin were to hit me, and my sister called the cops, would she go to jail? I'm 15 turning 16 in a week.

She hasn't done it yet, but she talks about it all the time. Like, when she got into a fight with my younger sister (not physical) and she said she has to leave pur house before she "lays hands" on one of us (me, and my younger siblings). I am just asking to make sure what to do when that time does... Read more »

James G. Ahlberg
James G. Ahlberg answered on Sep 13, 2019

She is not likely to go to jail for a first offense, though if she causes serious injury it's possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I was arrested for POSS AMT CON SUB EXCEPT A D

I'm being charged with a class 4 felony however I am prescribed this medication monthly it just so happens that My original prescription fell in the sink full of water and I needed to get 4 days worth so I asked a friend and she gave me 4 I put it in her prescription bottle, not smart I know. I got... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 11, 2019

You need to hire an attorney right away. That attorney will be given all of the information needed to address your questions above. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 11, 2019

Amicable?

adjective

(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, easygoing,...
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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: My ex was charged with endangering the life or health of a child andHe was caught with his fingers inside of the child

But the police don't think it was intentional because he was intoxicated. Can my ex be charged with a sexual abuse crime?

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Sep 3, 2019

Yes. Your Ex needs to hire a criminal defense attorney right away. The sooner an attorney is hired, the better.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: can I sue a county for not fully investigating a case and wrongful prosecution? I have plenty of evidence.

I have evidence that my brother and nephew were lured over to a place so that the young man could purposely try to kill my nephew. The officers involved went off of word of mouth and did not fully investigate the situation. They did not question the neighbors or try to find any witnesses. They let... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Sep 3, 2019

The focus right now should be on gaining his acquittal. You should share your information with his attorney.

If he is convicted there is no civil case.

And he is the only one who has standing to sue

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