Illinois Uncategorized Questions & Answers

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

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Edward X. Clinton, Jr's answer
No. The law does not allow the State to deny you residency. Landlord has the right to deny you a place to rent, however.

Q: Are all law libraries not opened to the public? If not, how do I find out which ones are open for the public?

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Answered on Aug 29, 2018
Jeremy Wang's answer
All law libraries located in the county Court houses and public law schools are open to the public.

Q: What would happen if I didn't show up for a federal jury summons in Chicago, Illinois?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Nov 9, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Read the notice that was sent to you about this.

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

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Nov 8, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
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.

Q: Is modding a video game illegal?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Nov 8, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
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 a video game, to be able to answer.

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

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Nov 4, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
All I can say is probably not. But go see a local attorney about this.

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

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 28, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Can you look in the phone book? Perhaps local notaries must be registered with the local clerk, or perhaps with the state.

Q: My lawyer and I don't agree in the same topic. I asked more than 3 times to drop my case but he says no what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 10, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
What kind of case is it? You didn't say. Is it a criminal case against you? A lawyer cannot just get a criminal case dropped usually.

Q: Can I Get IN Trouble If I Stopped At A Stop Sign But Because The Officer Wasn't At my Intersections I drove off

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Sep 10, 2015
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
It looks like you are in trouble. I'm guessing you were given a ticket or you wouldn't have asked. Please give us more information.

Q: I need help with a case in Illinois

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 7, 2012
Timothy J. Deffet's answer
Contact one of the IL attorneys on this list-that's what we are all here for.

Q: Received a copy of citation to discover assets third party. Do I have to attend?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 27, 2012
Timothy J. Deffet's answer
If it was served correctly and there is a judgment against you, most likely yes. Consult with an attorney immediately as they may counsel you during this process.

Q: Would it be considered discriminatory of insurance companies to provide coverage of eye glasses but not hearing aids?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 23, 2012
Timothy J. Deffet's answer
People unfortunately misunderstand what "discriminatory" means for legal cases. The analysis must first start with the question "Am I a member of a protected class under a state, federal or local statute?." (IE, physical or mental handicap, race. national origin, sex etc) If you are not, then the analysis ends there.

Q: What is a general motion form?

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Answered on Aug 23, 2012
Timothy J. Deffet's answer
I don't know exactly what you mean. However, a "motion" is basically asking the judge to do something in your case. You must give "notice" of your motion, or tell the opposing party, what you are asking the judge to do, as well as give them enough time to arrange to be in court, many times it is at least 5 days.

Q: Can i collect my pension and still work

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 23, 2012
Timothy J. Deffet's answer
It depends on what your pension documents state. Order them and look at them.

Q: How do I find the outcome of a case?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 23, 2012
Timothy J. Deffet's answer
If your case is in Cook you can check online by name or case number at http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/?section=CASEINFOPage.

Other than that, call or visit the clerk of court where the case is being heard. You should be able to pull and copy documents in the file.

Q: What should i expect and how should i prepare for for deposition as a plaintiff.

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 24, 2012
Timothy J. Deffet's answer
I know you will not want to hear this but you should retain an attorney if you have not already. If you do have an attorney contact him or her and tell them you are wondering what to do. An attorney worth their salt will prepare you. It is very fact-based. It really depends on type of case you have. If it is personal injury then typically you will have to discuss your background, jobs, any lost wages, the accident in detail itself, medical treatment, medical bills and the like. Good luck to you.

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