A few weeks ago, I was pulled over for speeding. The officer claims I was going 26 over the speed limit on a highway, though my car physically can’t go that fast. HOWEVER he wrote the ticket for a 15-20 over infraction, no court appearance required.
We’ve seen these mistakes made by officers more than a handful of times. There is a mandatory court appearance for speeding 26+ in Illinois as the offense is a Class B misdemeanor. You should contact an attorney who practices in the courthouse where your cases is assigned to discuss your options...Read more »
We paid a friend to watch our dogs while we left to go to Maryland for the holidays ,but after we left he told us he got his dog from some lady who left it outside in the cold,and now he's not responding to our text or calls
Found an add on Craigslist for a cat, the person contacted me and we met up she gave us the cat than we gave her $100 for the cat. She was also abusing the cat and force feeding it with a turkey baster, I doubt it has every been to the vet with all the isssues she has and we have put over $200+... Read more »
If you have a receipt, show that receipt to the police and tell them that the cat is yours. If you do not have a receipt, hopefully there was an independent witness with you when you purchased the cat. If so, have that witness speak to the police and tell them that you purchased the cat. If not,...Read more »
It is likely the failure to appear was accompanied by a warrant. The bigger issue is the warrant. This is something you should be discussing with your attorney. Only your attorney will have to the needed information in order to address this concern. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you need...Read more »
I have proof! I've been shut down no one will help there is plenty of paperwork and documentation. My child has been stolen. And these people falsified information and documented that these allegations were true, without investigating! Please help us!!!!
and hide Prenatal care due to judge prying into medical records. No big charge they tried to kill her in the jail before she stay away to save her life. Long story. What should she do and say to keep the baby and have little problems. What will they ask. Can she use someone's identity and have... Read more »
Not for being recorded putting merchandise in purse or in a bag but saying I didn't scan a couple items on a 140.00 purchase if it happened it wasn't intentional. Then found drugs in my purse. Which I feel they had no right going through when my purse had nothing to do with what was in... Read more »
This is something for your attorney to review for a possible pretrial motion. Since it is likely you have been charged with an offense, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.
the police took my personal belongings and forced me to put all my information into the system and they want me to pay lots of money for i can be able to be a free man and they also want me to pay lots of money so i can walk the streets and they are harassing me and wont stop tailing me and i dont... Read more »
You need to hire a criminal defense attorney if you have been charged with an offense. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better. If you can not afford to hire an attorney, you need to request the services of the Public Defender in Court.
My husband accidentally dropped our 8 week old daughter and broke her leg. We are going through the DCFS process and are also being investigated by Illinois State Police. If charges are pressed, they could potentially be for aggravated assault against a child. If this happens, would we need... Read more »
You would need a Criminal Defense Attorney and one that also does DCFS Appeals. This can be the same attorney if you hire the right one. Since to Police are currently involved, you need to hire an attorney now. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better. DO NOT speak with the police any further...Read more »
I went to a restaurant to pick up an order. There began an altercation of a staff member shouting at me out of the blue which led to the manager backing me up to the door doing all be could to throw me to the ground. I made no resistance as I didn't want to escalate the situation. I was... Read more »
There are always two sides to every story. If the police were called, they should have asked you if you wished to file a complaint or they might have asked the restaurant works if they wanted to sign a complaint against you. Your best option to collect on the property damage is to speak with a...Read more »
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Not really sure what your question is here because you do not ask one. Regardless, sounds like both the driver and passenger need to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist them with their pending matters. The sooner an attorney is hired, the better.
Recently, I was ticketed by a police officer for possessing alcohol. I had 1 beer, but I also had an "alternative nicotine device" on me, so I received 2 tickets. I am 17 years old and have not had my hearing yet. I know I've made a mistake, but I'm not sure how to proceed, as I... Read more »
Your questions show that you need to hire an attorney to assist you with these matters right away. Only your attorney will be able to gather the needed information in order to assist you. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.
I can only speak for myself as a criminal defense lawyer. I guess the best answer is to ask the lawyer you're thinking about hiring why they became a lawyer. I would also ask the lawyer what professional associations they belong to and why.
The night my wife called cops on me - Cops made her leave as she was trying to hurt herself and blame me ... she took my brother's car saying that she will be back next day to pickup her stuff - now lawyers are involved and I have permission to see my 6-month old baby - Lawyer is saying since... Read more »
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