I had an accident when i was 18 but that didn't go on my record and a warning before for speeding when I was 20 so my record is clean, what are my chances is if i decide to show up to court with no attorney Present? I know its a class B misdemeanor but how likely is Jail if i decide to admit guilt... Read more »
An attorney may be able to represent you in your absence depending on a few factors. Contact an attorney that practices in the courthouse/county where you case is assigned. You can also try to file a motion at the courthouse.
Cell phone violations are moving violations in illinois. As far as appearing in court, every ticket is different, read the options carefully. Usually, paying the ticket will result in a conviction on your record. Appearing in court or having an attorney handle this on your behalf is typically the...Read more »
I have a car that is titled in Colorado to a trust. My grandma signed the title over to me. I live in Illinois now and tried to get a new title but couldnt due to the trust paperwork being lost. Its a car from 1995 and has many many issues. I have a new car now and need to get rid of the old one.... Read more »
The successor trustee of the trust needs to provide you with a certification of trust that you can give to the motor vehicle department. This would certify who the trustee was then and who the trustee is now. That is all that DMV should need; they don't need a copy of the entire trust. Try that...Read more »
Hi, I am 20 years old and currently live in the United States, Illinois as a non-citizen. I got my Temporary Visitors Drivers License issued on 09/2018, but I got it suspended on 07/2019 with a Termination Date of 01/2020. I was sent a letter with an envelope, telling me to surrender my license,... Read more »
Not without a court order giving you permission. It's more complicated than it sounds -- don't try to do it without a lawyer's help. While you're in court you should consider asking the judge to hold your ex in contempt for not paying child support.
A judge may ethically enter any order that the judge deems appropriate under the circumstances and matters presented to that judge. From the way you phrased your question, it sounds like the judge abused his or her discretion under the circumstances. When a judge orders you to file an appearance,...Read more »
I assume what you want is to be sure the drawing is covered under US Copyright Law. Once an item is put into a tangible medium it is copyrighted under US Copyright Law. However, to receive damages if someone infringes on your artwork, you need to file with the US Copyright Office. You can...Read more »
This is a question to ask the lawyer handling your workers' compensation appeal. He or she may be aware of circumstances that determine the answer. As strangers to your case we don't have access to those facts.
Sometimes the ticket numbers need to be entered in a certain way in order to show up. I suggest contacting the Circuit Court Clerk in the County your matter is in and ask them what is going on with this ticket.
After I was fired my employer refused send to give me my last two checks for nearly two weeks. When he finally did pay me he changed the dates and pay periods on the pay stubs so it would look like there was no waiting week when I started. Primarily because he kept that weeks worth of pay. I... Read more »
No. The question before the hearing officer is not whether your employer is a bad person, but whether you are entitled to unemployment benefits. Contact the state Department of Labor to file a claim for your unpaid wages. This can be done on their website if you worked in Illinois.
The defendant was given 30 hrs of independent community service and 2 months of no contact with myself the plaintiff. I was told the case was dismissed, however I don’t know if it was with or without prejudice. I am now suing the defendant in civil court and want to make sure I can go forward... Read more »
My wife and I decided not to divorce so she can stay covered under my health insurance. So we are legally separated with two children. We already have a Financial Agreement and Parenting Agreement. Now I want to change our status from "Legal Separation" to "Divorced". Do I need to hire my lawyer... Read more »
It's possible you could do it on your own, but i strongly recommend returning to your lawyer (whose already familiar with your situation) and letting him or her handle it. There's a lot of truth in the old saying, "I'm a professional. Don't try this at home."
I am not sure I understand this question to be able to provide an answer. In terms of foreclosure, if there is no timely answer to the complaint, a Plaintiff may move for "default". This typically addresses the issue of whether the Plaintiff has a right to foreclose. After that, there is an...Read more »
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