I won't give much in details on this on this website as I don't trust the law. I don't trust anyone right now because of what I have been through. wrongful imprisonment, defamation, slander, time lost with children, social issues now, maliciously prosecuted. almost 2 years jailed,... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
Look for firms that have experience with cases similar to yours and have successfully represented clients against government entities, law enforcement agencies, and individuals. You may also want to reach out to local bar associations or legal aid organizations for referrals or resources. It's... Read more »
I was discharged March 1, 2023. I applied for and was denied unemployment because I was fired for my conduct. I appealed and went (via webex) in front of an Administrative Law Judge. She sided with me. And in her opinion I was mailed it seems to me she doesn’t believe I should’ve been... Read more »
answered on May 28, 2023
Many layers of different Federal and State law here. First, the decision of the ALJ cannot be used to establish liability in a civil action over termination, but because you are Union, you don't have that anyway. Nor is it useful in your grievance, some of the reasoning could help you but the... Read more »
I'm currently a Political Science student at UCLA. I am considering going to law school and I would like to talk to currently practicing lawyers to gain some perspective regarding law school and careers in law so I can make an informed decision as to whether or not to attend law school. Would... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2023
Firstly, it's important to understand that law school is a significant investment of time and money, so it's important to consider your long-term goals and motivations for attending law school. Some common reasons for attending law school include a desire to practice law, a desire to gain... Read more »
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 »
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 »
Background: Due to miscommunication, we lost our green card and have had to appear in court numerous times (we thought the renewal then was denied, turns out we just didn't get it) until in 2019 when a judge ruled that we are permanent residents. Our lawyer then advised us (to which the judge... Read more »
answered on May 27, 2021
This is a question for the Secretary of State (DMV) as they set the requirements for documents needed to renew DL. Best wishes!
answered on Feb 6, 2021
The primary candidates for succession appear to be in Congress or the Cabinet. Here is a wiki resource on the line of succession -
Read on a conservative news site that CDC can now if not arrest fine people not wearing masks on public transportation
It seems like a bit over reach for govt to do that
answered on Feb 4, 2021
It will not likely lead to an arrest but you will be refused service.
answered on Jan 27, 2021
The Grand Jury transcripts should be provided to your attorney after you are Arraigned and during the Discovery phase.
We purchased a home in McHenry, IL and back up to a major roadway. We have dogs and kids and want to put in a 6' fence and not give up 30' of our yard. The restrictions are on the plat but nobody knows who owns them to have them removed. The restrictions are:
1. Fencing is... Read more »
answered on Oct 22, 2020
Based upon your description, it appears the City is/would be cooperative with your ultimate goal. It is likely the restrictions were put in place by the developer, perhaps based upon zoning or right of way issues. I would think the City should be able to work with you to develop a solution. I... Read more »
answered on Oct 9, 2020
It looks like part of your post may have gotten left off - that's probably why it remains open for four weeks. There's no guarantee all questions are picked up, but if you included what the law you're talking about is, a Chicago attorney would be in a better position to offer... Read more »
In Cook County Illinois if you convicted of a burglary but never went to prison & satisfactorily completed probation ten years ago can you get it expunged & have Second amendment rights restored? The charge was for the new burglary a girl stole the laptop from a car I was there so I got in... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2020
You can not expunge such a case. Your only option is to file an Executive Clemency Petition requesting the governor to pardon you and allow you to expunge this matter. These types of petition are rarely granted, but it is your only option. You will want to hire an attorney to assist you with the... Read more »
They both have given me complete consent and I am wondering if I need to go to court for emancipation or if I may tell them I am moving out now. Which they would be fine with. I'm just wondering if it is legal or not? Would the police send me home if they found me? I have a job I make 200-400... Read more »
answered on May 7, 2020
Your statement that you would be willing to live on the streets is proof of your lack of maturity. If the police find you, yes, they will turn you over to your parents. Then family services is supposed to help you and your parents work things out so you can come home. So, yes, you would need an... Read more »
I am from Illinois and I recently tried to file for unemployment due to COVID-19 by mailing a paper copy of the official IDES unemployment form(which I downloaded and printed from a PDF file on their website).
I received a call days later that they would not accept paper applications and... Read more »
answered on Apr 12, 2020
In general, an agency has the ability to promulgate administrative rules. If their refusal to accept a paper application effectively denied your benefits, it might be possible. Under the current circumstances where the majority of the population is under a stay-at-home order, nearly all government... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2020
If you have a valid medical marijuana card and your FOID card you can lawfully keep your firearm in Illinois at this time. Individuals who have drug addiction issues or have felony weapons charges on their records, however, are prohibited from owning a firearm.
Make sure you are abiding... Read more »
I worked for a restaurant chain since 2013. I was hired for 1 hourly position at a specific rate, then cross-trained & given promotions w/raises over the years. I've had issues for years with my time clocks being manually edited by different mgers, i was paid incorrect rates than what i... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2020
You should immediately reach out to an employment lawyer to discuss potential claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Illinois law. If you were not paid at least minimum wage (hourly rate & tips combined) for all hours worked, and you were not paid overtime for all hours you worked in... Read more »
answered on Jan 21, 2020
Unless you have 4 or more convictions for DUI yes you can. First you have to resolve the driving while revoked ticket. Then you will have to have a hearing with the Illinois Secretary of State. There’s a long process to getting ready for that and you should consider retaining an attorney.
answered on Oct 1, 2019
You can refuse anything you like. Then it is considered a failed test by the court system. As such, there is a possibility that you could lose your children.
In 2006 my mom's license got suspended and fined for not having insurance, but she had insurance just not on her at the time. They said she needed to come to the court house and prove she had it. For some reason she waited years to go because she moved towns over and had no drivers licenses so... Read more »
answered on Sep 9, 2018
There is an old saying, "Nothing is Life is Fair." You answered your own question, i.e. your mother waited too long. Once the judge ruled to pay the fine, your mother needs to pay the fine. If you try to vacate the judge's order, it will cost you more than $700 in legal fees, and... Read more »
answered on Sep 2, 2018
All law libraries located in the county Court houses and public law schools are open to the public. You maybe even able to find what you are searching for at your local public library. Good Luck.
I was pulled over by a lincolnwood police. He didn't give me a ticket. Only issued a written warning for improper turn signal. I've had no prior record and have not been pulled over before. Will this stay on my record? Does it ever get erased?
answered on Jun 23, 2018
Warnings do not go on your public driving record. It will not effect your driving privileges or insurance.
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