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Q: Are white rock lights legal to run on my vehicle at night in the state of Illinois?

Rock lights are lights that go up in the wheel well of the vehicle. They can be illuminated at night to light up the tires and part of the road underneath the vehicle.

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Nov 15, 2021

It depends.

If such vehicle modification potentially distracts other motorists on the state roadways, or creates any road safety issue by blinding others, or interfering with others' driving that vehicle modification may constitute an improper installation due to its impact on road safety.

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Q: I am a pet sitter/dog walker/care giver who on 9/10/2021 sufferered a medical condition that has weekened the right side

of my body and I cannot perform theduties of the jobs that are required. Can I file a disability claim or something else that can bring income tomyself

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 8, 2021

An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. You could repost and add Social Security as a category. There's no guarantee that all questions are ultimately picked up, but you would have better chances of a disability attorney seeing your post under... Read more »

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Q: I was thinking of buying a collapsible baton to keep in my car, what's my legality with it, I live in central illinois

I'm around 18-20 so I cant do concealed carry and I want something for safety in my car. I can get p.spray but I'd rather that a last resort if none of this works out, but also if I cant use the collapsible are there similar alternatives

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Sep 21, 2021

You are not permitted to possess a collapsable baton per Illinois States as follows:

Sec. 24-1. Unlawful use of weapons.

(a) A person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he knowingly:

(2) Carries or possesses with intent to use unlawfully against another, a...
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Q: Miss treatment of Peoria County Jail to inmates

They have no hot water they have not had hot water since February 3. The water they have to drink is not drinkable. They’ve currently been a lockdown for the past couple days. So now you have inmates that are not taking showers because they are already cold and they would rather smell bad then to... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Feb 8, 2021

Not sure what your question is here because you do not ask one.

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Q: I got a ticket for driving over a median. Since it was my first ticket ever, shouldn’t I have received a warning?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Oct 21, 2020

An Illinois attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for two weeks. In most jurisdictions, it's up to the judgment of the officer at the scene. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: I am about to start junior year of high-school and want to prepare for a career in law. (Illinois)

From what I've heard, most lawyers major in something kind of related to law and then minor in pre-law. Right now, I want to major in Historybeith a minor in pre-law. If there is a pre-law major program I would love that. Question 1: What prerequisites are there to studying pre-law or History?... Read more »

George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
answered on Aug 5, 2020

In almost all colleges and universities, pre-law is not a major nor is it a minor. Some schools offer what is called a "concentration" in pre-law, but you would still need to choose a major. You are not required to have a minor in most schools. Some schools have scholar's programs in... Read more »

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Q: In order to study pre-law, do the credits required to enroll need to be earned in a high-school class.

I am soon to be starting my junior year in high school and am interested in going into the law profession. I probably won't be able to get all thhn language credits through my high school due to scheduling. Can I earn these credits in a college course then enroll? Do I need to be in high... Read more »

George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
answered on Jul 23, 2020

Congratulations on determining your interests for college and beyond. Many high school students find this difficult. Pre-law programs vary for each college. Language requirements are usually only suggested, and not required. Pre-law is not typically a major of study. Many pre-law students in... Read more »

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Q: Would I be eligible for a group home or a nursing home due to my medical problems?

Things not looking good for me. Seems that I'm going to be homeless but not sure any shelters will be open. I've heard people under 40 go to nursing homes

Family wont help me out.

George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
answered on Jul 21, 2020

It's impossible to say without knowing the details of your situation. Nursing homes generally charge people to stay there. It is better to get an apartment or section 8 housing if you can. Call the Chicago Homelessness Prevention Call Center at 311 for advice regarding your situation.

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Q: Will going to the police telling them am homeless get me into a state run mental health clinic?

Likely considered homeless as I just live with my older relative over the years. Have no options really except maybe stay in my car as a distant relative pushed on me.

George W. Svoboda
George W. Svoboda
answered on Jul 20, 2020

A mental health clinic is not a place for free housing. It's a place for people who have serious mental defects that need to be institutionalized so as not to harm themselves or others. Telling the police that you are homeless won't get you sent to one. Why involve the police in this?... Read more »

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Q: Looking to get a legal name change . Is this something the firm does?

My legal name on my birth certificate is different from the name I’ve been using my whole life. My legal information, like SS# drivers license number and schooling is in the name I use not my legal name. I want to travel outside of the US and need a passport that now I am not able to option.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 6, 2020

This is not a law firm (you ask if this is something the firm does). It's only a question and answer board. You could contact attorneys, through this site, or on your own. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: I received a subpoena, regular mail to testify. Will I get in trouble if I dont go, since they cant prove I got this?
James G. Ahlberg
James G. Ahlberg
answered on Apr 19, 2019

If you received the subpoena and a check for witness fees and mileage, you must go. If there no check was enclosed with the subpoena, you must either go or have an attorney appear on your behalf to ask that the subpoena be quashed for failure to pay the witness fee.

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Q: Can a person be denied for residency in Illinois because of a conviction in 2009 for theft.?

My friend has been denied residency at a mobile home park in Freeport, Il. He served his sentence in full and has caused no issues in the trailer park at any time.

Edward X. Clinton, Jr
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Edward X. Clinton, Jr
answered on Nov 5, 2018

No. The law does not allow the State to deny you residency. Landlord has the right to deny you a place to rent, however.

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Q: Are all law libraries not opened to the public? If not, how do I find out which ones are open for the public?
Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang
answered on Aug 29, 2018

All law libraries located in the county Court houses and public law schools are open to the public.

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Q: Can you give a legal statement while on prescribed painkillers?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Nov 11, 2015

Perhaps.

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Q: What would happen if I didn't show up for a federal jury summons in Chicago, Illinois?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Nov 9, 2015

Read the notice that was sent to you about this.

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Q: do i need certain document for a lost ring i have on insurance

about 5yrs ago my husband bought me a ring for Christmas. I have moved since then and I know I lost it. I haven't seen it for months. how or what do I need to do now?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Nov 8, 2015

What are you asking about? For the insurance company, they would probably want a receipt for the purchase of the ring, and perhaps a police report.

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Q: Is modding a video game illegal?

I've seen plenty of people arguing on whether modding a video game is illegal, so I just want to know once and for all

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Nov 8, 2015

You need to give specifics here, a lot more facts than just a question as to whether modifying a video game is illegal or not. It could, in all honesty, take many hours of legal research in order to be able to answer your question. It would depend upon the facts of the individual case of modifying... Read more »

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Q: Who to contact when a hospital dissolves my families ability to receive medical service including going to the ER.

I had an appointment with a hospital and ran late due to a fatal car accident. I contacted the hospital and informed them I was running late due to this matter. The Resident my children were suppose to see that day adhered to the hospitals policy and requested that I make another appt. He had no... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Nov 4, 2015

All I can say is probably not. But go see a local attorney about this.

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Q: Can I refuse vaccinations for religious reasons upon entering the United States?

We cannot, IN GOOD FAITH, put known toxins in our bodies such as thimerisol, aluminum which are stated by the CDC to be highly neurotoxic, and formaldehyde

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Nov 4, 2015

Perhaps.

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Q: How do I find contact info on a Notary?

Found their commission number online but need to contact this notary because someone photocopied their name and seal from an old notarized document than forged signature. How do I know this? The person forgot to change the year after they photocopied it. I received this document on March 9th, 2015... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 28, 2015

Can you look in the phone book? Perhaps local notaries must be registered with the local clerk, or perhaps with the state.

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