Illinois Questions & Answers

Q: If I don't have kids can I get charge child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Seems like a mistake.

Find out who sent the notice to your employer to withhold for child support.
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Q: The ticket court date is not clear. Looked like 12/11. I paid fine on 10/16. But got notice that I missed the 10/11 pay

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

The clerk cannot over write a court order. You should ask the clerk how you would get in front of a judge to straighten it out.
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Q: 4 adult sibling were left a home, no mortgage. One sibling owes IRS $20,000. Cant sell. What can we do?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Is this house in an estate.

Who owns the house and how did it get in his or their names.
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Q: Can you be put on probation twice

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017

Not sure exactly what you are asking but you can serve probation twice.
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Q: my wife left about 12 years ago I had a lawyer years ago how can I legally end this ridiculous marriage.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Have ur lawyer proceed or get a new one. A 12 year old case is likely dismissed.
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Q: Regarding child visitation schedule

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Simple answer to this one. U can always exercise less visitation. Send her an email or text that u r not coming for one if them each month. She cannot make u.
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Q: How difficult will it be to move out of state once my baby is born if I am married and I want to move without my husband

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

Do you live together or separately? Does he know that you have conceived pregnancy? When are you expecting? After delivery many issues will emerge for both of you.

Please elaborate your question further for specific advice.
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Q: Where can I find pro bono divorce (legal separation) layer? Can I file a legal separation while I am outside of USA?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 14, 2017

Yes, if you file here before you leave. You must have lived in IL for 90 days prior to filing, and you must be willing to come back here for your court date.
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Q: Do i have to hire a lawyer in the same county as the estate of my deceased father.

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Estate Planning and Child Support for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 14, 2017

You are free to hire any lawyer you wish but he or she must be authorized to practice law in Illinois.
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Q: My ex and I have two children. We were never married but lived together for 13 years. Can I see my kids?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 13, 2017

You do have legal rights.

But they need to be established with a court order.

If not already done, you need to file a parentage case and ask for a parenting plan with times allocated to you to be with the children.
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Q: If a child is being watched at dad's house by grandparents while mom works does that mean he gets primary custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 13, 2017

If anyone needs to consult in person with a divorce lawyer, it is you.You cannot get the advise you are seeking from this forum. This is because a lawyer must question you to learn all of the facts of your particular situation. You have submitted only minimal facts hat do not allow for a responsible answer.

However, your case can be better than his scary papers want you to believe. It all depends on what is best for the child. Don't fret unless a lawyer tells you to.
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Q: pulled over didn’t know plates were suspended and no insurance due to moving and not receiving notice.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 13, 2017

Lack of notice is not a legal defense but coming in now in compliance should result in a better outcome.
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Q: I recieved 2 tickets a month apart, I just finished the traffic school, and have the option to do another one.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 12, 2017

Twice a year is the maximum. Does not mean it’s automatic but it is available.
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Q: I am an Illinois state resident. Can I legally move to California, pregnant, without my husband's consent?

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 12, 2017

You can move wherever you want.

The only catch is that he may file for divorce and a parenting plan in Illinois.
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Q: I owe a fine to Condo Association I am unable to pay. Can they take my condo that I own outright?

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 12, 2017

Yes they can. I would highly recommend contacting an attorney to review the condo's declaration, bylaws, and all other information related to this situation immediately. Costs can accrue incredibly quickly, and the association can take possession and ownership of your condo, regardless of whether or not you own it outright.
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Q: Can my ex move in with his new girlfriend and take my child there?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 11, 2017

Divorced people move in with others all the time.

Check to see if the parenting plan addresses the issue.

If you are concerned, you could try to amend the existing orders to prohibit him from having the child there.
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Q: Is there a website to keep track of the bk ch7 case?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 11, 2017

You can access through PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records).

You will have to join.

https://pacer.psc.uscourts.gov/pscof/registration.jsf
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Q: I have a notice of ordinance violation use cell phone , the court was 10.11.2017 and I missed it . What to do please ?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 11, 2017

I would contact the clerk of the city or village that issued the ticket and see what they would suggest. Unlike state issued traffic tickets, which have some area of consistency, it seems like muni tickets are all over the board.
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Q: My grandmother died and her new husband is trying to take all of her things. Can he do that?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law and Probate for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 10, 2017

The first question is who exactly owns the house.

If the house was in joint tenancy, then it would belong to the grandmother upon grandfather's death.

Did the grandmother deed it. If not it would belong to her estate.

Her will would then come into play.

Did she write a new will after her remarriage.
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Q: I am 17 and got my first ticket, going 30 over in county of dupage , are the consequences serious ?

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 9, 2017

If you don’t show up they will issue an arrest warrant and set bond at $1500. Due to your speed it’s fairly serious. Contact an attorney such as Jason Wilkens.
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