A coworker filed a petition for a no contact stalking, alleging that I have harassed and intimidated them while at work, damaged their property. Coworker has never mention these allegations to our supervisor/HR dept., never made them aware that they were filing a petition. Coworker did not aware... Read more »
answered on Aug 8, 2022
It appears that you may have to retain counsel to protect your legal interests with respect to that no contact petition that will affect your employment directly.
I was fired after being hospitalized for my disability.
answered on Jan 2, 2022
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Here are a few very basic and general facts about arbitration. It can be more economical and quicker than traditional litigation. Certain formalities under civil procedure codes could be eased in the interest of... Read more »
I had a procedure done at the dentist. I asked several times what the full amount of costs would be ($900 all in!). They wanted my health insurance ID. I asked why, they said it's for the pathologist but it will be covered by insurance: no problems there. I confirmed this twice since I have an... Read more »
answered on Jun 23, 2021
An Illinois attorney would need to advise, since insurance practices are governed by state law. But your post remains open for three weeks. One option, before seeking meaningful input from a local attorney in the Chicago area could be to explore what the carrier could do. With surprise invoices,... Read more »
Give up their mineral rights to the land... can they really have the best of both worlds & ultimately screw the other 2 family members.
answered on Mar 29, 2021
When it comes to selling and buying, most everything is negotiable. If they are not willing to sell 100% of their share, then the value of that share may be greatly diminished. The remaining plaintiffs could sue in court demanding that the sale include mineral rights, although nothing is... Read more »
Isn’t there any way to stop this?
It has been in our family a very long time & it is not divided up...
this isn’t right - there has to be away to stop it
answered on Mar 27, 2021
Those who don't want to sell can buy the fair market value of those who want to sell. Otherwise, there may be language in the will or trust which has provisions regarding the sale of items such as a specific number or % of beneficiaries required to sell assets.
The other family members to sell the land? This land has been in our family for an extremely long time & some don’t want to sell.
answered on Mar 27, 2021
Those who want to sell can file a lawsuit for Partition. They will win. This will give the court the power to sell the property at auction and divide the proceeds among all the owners. An auction sale is not likely to bring in as much money as a regular sale.
some personal belongings ... she brought some unfamiliar faces with her - I have never seen them or met them even in our marriage reception I don't see them in pictures .. Her name is still on the lease ... How can I make them give me state issued IDs before they enter the Appartment .. I had... Read more »
answered on Oct 17, 2020
You have absolutely NO right to see their ID's. She can bring anyone she wishes into the marital apartment, and so can you. Your position is dead wrong.
answered on May 12, 2020
If it's a secret about which you have no notice, how do you know about it? Having said that, if you truly haven't received any notice, then you can file a motion to vacate any judgment that has been entered against you. I recommend contacting a divorce lawyer who practices in the county... Read more »
had issues with the apartment and complained to HUD's state housing contractor and IC3.gov about the loss of funds and abuse by the landlord. Landlord owes me $4 taken out for rent and partial rent for breaking lease early
answered on Feb 1, 2020
As a general matter for any forum, it's difficult to say whether something would be a win. One of the advantages with arbitration is the loosening of rules of evidence and civil procedure applied in more rigid forums, offering parties the possibility of resolving disputes in a more streamlined... Read more »
A friend rented from a private house in McHenry County. There was an issue with monies owed but my friend has paid the back rent. There is no lease involved. The landlord had agreed to pay the utilities but did not and the water was shut off.
Conflict arose concerning the utility shut... Read more »
answered on Jan 27, 2020
You don't have an issue with the landlord, your friend does. He should contact an attorney.
My grandson's father's parents are claiming neglect against my daughter and their son DCFS is involved & I am trying to collect evidence to prove that they have lied and manipulated my daughter & DCFS into not only investigating the accusations but not notifying my daughter or... Read more »
answered on Jun 24, 2019
These are questions to address with your daughter's lawyer. Ask to make an office appointment with that person, and then make that appointment.
I have seen too many cases where well meaning parents start playing the role of defense investigator for their child. These people are all... Read more »
Mom and dad agreed to keep the temporary order in place with minor revisions during mediation. Dad's attorney drew up the parental plan based off mediation and sent it to mom's attorney. Mom's attorney came back with no plan but that her client (mom) wants residential and sole... Read more »
answered on May 10, 2019
As a rule, nothing that happens in mediation is binding on the parties until the court enters an order saying so.
Have only liability auto insurance. My insurance wont pay me anything from damage other party caused to my vehicle.
answered on Apr 12, 2019
It could depend on the amount of damages at hand and the respective limits of each. Many attorneys provide free initial consultations in accident-related claims. A quick consult might help in the decision of which route to pursue.
answered on Nov 22, 2018
In general, arbitration is often binding while mediation is often not. This is one of the fundamental differences. There are a number of other differences. If you are contemplating using either process, an attorney in your state could probably provide more meaningful guidance in terms of the... Read more »
Trying to determine least expensive method for getting a uncontested divorce. If my husband and I agree on terms should we use a mediator. I was told you must go through a lawyer to file even if you use a mediator.
answered on Oct 1, 2018
Mediators assist people who have difficulty reaching an agreement. The two of you have already agreed on everything, so you don't need a mediator. All you need is for a lawyer to shepherd your settlement through the legal system.
answered on Sep 25, 2018
The cost of mediation is determined by many factors. First of all, if you are going to use an attorney to represent you, that will cost money. Also, the mediator's fees vary (usually from about $200 to $300 per hour). Rates vary widely to high priced mediators and less expensive mediators.... Read more »
In 2013 my bf publick defender got him 6 years just ao happens to be the head prosuction in diffrent county and she is unbelievably throwing her new weight around. I know there being over tge top with cash bonds every one in supior court was cash bonds there over populated cots in day room... Read more »
answered on Sep 20, 2018
What? Not sure what your question is or if there is even a question here.
I have a contract that has an arbitration clause but the employer refused arbitration. So what happens next?
answered on Sep 11, 2018
Difficult to say without seeing the language of the clause. And courts have handled this differently, but you could file suit in Circuit Court if the company is waiving an arbitration clause.
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