You should contact the Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission. They have an ethics inquiry hotline. They only accept phone calls -- no emails. You can call and very generally describe what you believe to be the problem and they will assist you.
The phone number is 312-565-2600
What sort of neglect and abuse is happening here? I am not sure that handmaking blue jeans for someone is grounds to terminate someone's parental rights. If the mother is a danger to herself and other including your grandson there are ways to petition for custody. You should speak with an experienced attorney to get some more advice.
Your friend will need to inform the court of her attorney's condition. Lake County is a smaller community than Cook County and I imagine that the court may already know. Obviously there is no way for me to tell that.
In any case, your friend should try to get in contact with her attorney's office and figure out what is happening.
I am not really sure what you are asking but it sounds like you want your friend to find another attorney to handle the case since he has been hospitalized and...
If the defendant has pled guilty the sentencing is usually the next step. However, every county circuit court has its own way of doing things. I would imagine the sentencing will be next but without knowing more as in what sort of charge the defendant pled guilty to; the county of the offense; etc. it is hard to say.
Sometimes the 2nd mortgage holder initiates collections. They may forgive the debt and issue a 1099 C. http://www.irs.gov/uac/Form-1099-C,-Cancellation-of-Debt
You should contact the bank and see what they are intending.
You should really contact your local IDES to confirm anything.
This would seem to me to be related related to training. Were you a teacher before? As far as I know you can collect unemployment as long as you occupation is not that of a full time student and that the schooling or training your receiving is related to getting job skills.
An individual can remain eligible for unemployment benefits while participating in a training program IF:
1. the individual remains available for work...
I am not sure what you are trying to do. I can tell you that mandamus is governed by 735 ILCS 5/14-101 et seq. and Illinois Supreme Court Rule 381.
A writ of mandamus is a summary writ issued by a court of competent jurisdiction that commands the officer to whom it is addressed to perform some duty to which the petitioner is entitled as a matter of right to have performed and that the party owing the duty has failed to perform
If you are trying to get a lower court to act then this might...
If you already gave them a 30 day notice to terminate the tenancy your recourse is to pursue an eviction if they are not out on December 31. As far as the noise is concerned I am not sure what you can do that the 30 day notice isn't already accomplishing.