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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?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Oct 10, 2015

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.

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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
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Sep 10, 2015

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.

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Q: I need help with a case in Illinois
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Dec 7, 2012

Contact one of the IL attorneys on this list-that's what we are all here for.

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Q: Received a copy of citation to discover assets third party. Do I have to attend?
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Aug 27, 2012

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.

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Q: Can Woman have get tubes tied if she is not married or have any kids in Illinois?

I want my tubes tied but i have no kids and i am not married. No doctor will tie them.

Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Aug 27, 2012

Yes.

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Q: Would it be considered discriminatory of insurance companies to provide coverage of eye glasses but not hearing aids?
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Aug 23, 2012

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... Read more »

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Q: What is a general motion form?
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Aug 23, 2012

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... Read more »

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Q: Can i collect my pension and still work
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Aug 23, 2012

It depends on what your pension documents state. Order them and look at them.

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Q: How do I find the outcome of a case?
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Aug 23, 2012

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.

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Q: What should i expect and how should i prepare for for deposition as a plaintiff.
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Jul 24, 2012

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... Read more »

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Q: What is meant by "vacate DWP"?
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Jul 24, 2012

This can mean the vacating of a "dismissal for want of prosecution." This phrase sometimes means a plaintiff missed a court date and the case was dismissed. They can be reinstated if a motion is brought within a certain period of time.

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Q: I received a subpeona in my name and my employers name, requesting patient account records. Do I personally have to go?
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Jul 24, 2012

You should speak to your employer ASAP. Yes, you should go it is probably for a trial and your testimony is needed to establish putting bills into evidence at trial. Make sure the request is not for records only which can sometimes be confusing.

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Q: Do I need lawyer to appear in court for notice of motion?
Timothy J. Deffet
Timothy J. Deffet
answered on Jul 17, 2012

It's not exactly clear what you are asking. A notice of motion is basically a document that is filed that informs, or gives "notice" to the other party in a lawsuit that they want to ask the judge to do something in the case, which may affect the other party's rights. You should... Read more »

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Q: How do you fill out a appearance and consent form
Burton A. Padove
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Burton A. Padove
answered on Jul 22, 2011

I know it sounds to easy to be true, but fil out the form and have your spouse sign it in front of a notary.

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Q: Are electronics such as televisions, stereo equipment, and DVD players considered to be "household furnishings"?
Burton A. Padove
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Burton A. Padove
answered on Jul 21, 2011

They can be considered to be household furnishings, smaller items, personal belongs. I wish you had posted the context of your question.

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Q: How many qualifying units does one need to be admitted to the trial bar in the ND of IL?
Burton A. Padove
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Burton A. Padove
answered on Jul 21, 2011

http://forms.lp.findlaw.com/form/courtforms/fed/cir/c7/d/ilnd/ilnd000018... 4 units

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Q: What does CF mean on a court case?
Burton A. Padove
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Burton A. Padove
answered on Jul 21, 2011

Criminal felony

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Q: What is the name and addresses of the federal, state, and appellate courts in Illinois?
Burton A. Padove
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Burton A. Padove
answered on Jul 21, 2011

You should be able to obtain this information by purchasing or checking out at a library the Illinois Blue Book for Attorneys.

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Q: How do I file a petition to register a forgein judgment in IL?
Burton A. Padove
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Burton A. Padove
answered on Jul 21, 2011

You dont: Sec. 12-652. Filing and Status of Foreign Judgments.

(a) A copy of any foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with the acts of Congress or the statutes of this State may be filed in the office of the circuit clerk for any county of this State. The clerk shall treat the...
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