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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 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 Traffic Tickets, Appeals / Appellate Law and Communications Law for Illinois on

Q: Will the judge understand that I didn't know I needed sr-22 for 3rd year? Please help, I never even received a letter.

thanks

Jeremy Wang answered on Jan 16, 2019

Illinois law requires you to notify the Secretary of State every time you change your address so they can send you notices. Failure to do so can lead to getting another ticket.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Communications Law for Illinois on

Q: was my federal privacy rights violated by a informant acting as a Agent secretly recording me using audio/video in my ca

Gary Kollin answered on Jul 19, 2018

You are obviously in the midst of a criminal prosecution.

Have you discussed this with your lawyer? I think you are asking around because you do not like your attorney's answer.

If you do not trust your attorney to provide proper counsel, you can always retain a new one

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Communications Law, Contracts and Internet Law for Illinois on

Q: Events management company wanting to use attendees headshots in marketing on social media (i.e. twitter, LinkedIn, etc).

what are the legalities behind this? do we need to ask permission first?

Carrie A. Ward answered on Mar 15, 2018

You need affirmative consent to use their images for promotional purposes. Did you hav them sign a release? Were they provided affirmative notice that their pictures were taken and may be used for promotional purposes? An experienced attorney in the promotional space can help you develop the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Communications Law for Illinois on

Q: I am in illinois and left my ex and have two children! She has completly blocked me and is refusing any and all contact

I habe tied being nice and talki g but she is using them against me as pawns! What can i do

Ray Choudhry answered on Aug 6, 2017

Looks like she is making you take her to court to get parenting time.

1 Answer | Asked in Communications Law, Criminal Law and Internet Law for Illinois on

Q: What type of lawyer handles threats to post nude pictures to the internet?

Ex wife emailed nude pictures of present wife to the present wife's employer and is now threatening to email them to more people.

Nrupa Patel answered on Jul 5, 2017

You need to report this to the police ASAP. Dessimating photos like this without consent is a crime.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Communications Law for Illinois on

Q: In the state of Illinois. Is it illegal to record a conversation that you're part of for your protection?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Mar 16, 2017

I believe it's illegal unless all parties consent. If you need that type of protection you send confirming letters; best bet is get the advice of an attorney as to how to protect yourself.

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