Judy A. Goldstein’s Answers

Judy A. Goldstein

Mokena Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

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  1. How long of waiting period before i beginning the Illinois expungment process. i was a first time convict of a class 3 felony

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. Ted Harvatin
    3. Joshua Sachs
    4. Melissa I. Smejkal
    5. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    5 lawyer answers

    Felonies cannot be expunged.

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  2. I had a case settle over a year ago and the lawyer has still not released the settlement to me. What should I do?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Burton A. Padove
    2. Stephen Laurence Hoffman
    3. Judy A. Goldstein
    4. Timothy Leo Bowden
    5. Daniel DeMaria
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    If your lawyer has spent your settlement money, he has committed a serious ethical/disciplinary violation. Go to www.iardc.org and follow the link to report him to our licensing board. Before you do that, make very certain of your suspicions as this is a serious matter.

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  3. I went to a Hospital ER room for diabetes related symptoms and severe depression and anxiety. They never took care of my mental.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Rixon Charles Rafter III
    2. Robert Edward Fenster
    3. Judy A. Goldstein
    4. David B Pittman
    5. Richard S. Johnson
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    You walked out. You cannot then sue. An emergency room is a setting where patients are treated in the order they check in, unless there is a dire emergency. You walked out so you were not treated. You have no basis for a lawsuit. You need to decide if you need mental health care or if you just want to sue someone.

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  4. My 23yr. old son is charged with aggravated arm robbery which he had the gun on him he already on probation for a gun charge

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. Elizabeth Marie Vonau
    3. Jerry A. Tuffentsamer
    4. Melissa I. Smejkal
    5. Joshua Sachs
    5 lawyer answers

    Please refrain from discussing your son's case in any public forum as it might hurt your son. He should have an attorney who will be able to answer all your questions (or those of your son) in private. Your son is facing a serious Class X felony with additional time added to the Class X sentence.

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  5. Is an attorney needed when filing for Joint Simplified Dissolution of Marriage ?

    Answered 12 months ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. J. Richard Kulerski
    3. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.
    4. John K Lassen
    4 lawyer answers

    You do not need an attorney to file for joint simplified divorce. However, there are strict guidelines before you can qualify. Please review those guidelines: http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/?section=SERVRESPage&SERVRESPage=7065 You will file in the county in which you resides, not the county where you got married. You cannot get divorced on a walk-in basis. Divorce might affect your application for cititzenship so you will want to ask that question of an immigration attorney.

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  6. Can I file my Illinois Motorist Report on the 14th day of crash?

    Answered 7 months ago.

    1. Stephen Laurence Hoffman
    2. Albert Lee Crosner
    3. Fedor Kozlov
    4. David Ian Schoen
    5. Judy A. Goldstein
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    Filewit ASAP. If it's the 14th day, then so be it. But try to file it on time.

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  7. My brother lives in Orlando fla with his wife. No children. They don't own a house and they do not have a job.

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. Peggy Margaret Raddatz
    3. Wes Cowell
    3 lawyer answers

    This is a question for a Florida lawyer. Your brother can get a divorce. Whether there is anything available for alimony will be up to Florida law and the Florida courts. You have posted in an Illinois forum. Tell your brother to consult with a Florida attorney.

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  8. When does a court order go into effect?

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. Gary L. Schlesinger
    3. Elizabeth Marie Vonau
    4. Peggy Margaret Raddatz
    4 lawyer answers

    If the judge entered an order, he has signed it and the changes are now in effect. If the judge ordered the attorneys to present a draft order which has not yet been entered, then the parties should still follow the verbal order but it may not be binding until the judge executes it. If you have a lawyer, this is an excellent question to ask of your lawyer.

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  9. Discredit due to being drunk

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. Daniel R Perlman
    3. Joseph Andrew Brabender IV
    4. Thomas J. Wagner
    5. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
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    If the fact that your BA was high is discoverable, known, or even suspected by the defense, it can be used to question your ability to accurately observe and recollect and to impeach your overall credibility.

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  10. Do we need legal representation at an early stage of launching our start-up??

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Judy A. Goldstein
    2. Joseph Andrew Brabender IV
    3. Maurice N Ross
    4. Bruce E. Burdick
    5. Katherine K. Vessenes
    5 lawyer answers

    You absolutely need legal representation at the startup of your business. Hire an attorney who is experienced in starting businesses such as yours. You are wise to involve counsel from the startup phase to avoid any future problems. Best wishes in your new venture.

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