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  • I need a lawyer for eminent domain case

    Govt body took my property 30 yrs ago. They never paid the judgment amount. I am in court right now about to go to trial for recovery of my funds. I am due the amount plus 30 yrs interest of 6% by Illinois law. I need a lawyer, the court has order...

    Christina’s Answer

    You can click on "Find a Lawyer" at the top of this page then enter "eminent domain" in the search box with your location.

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  • Adverse possession of vacant lot?

    I am buying a vacant lot through the county surplus sale. It is next to my property and I know what I can and cannot do with the property. My neighbor on the other side of the lot has put up a trampoline and is using the property as a storage plac...

    Christina’s Answer

    Like the above attorneys, I advise against getting the City or even an attorney involved unless all possible friendly means of getting him off the property don't work. Also, adverse possession requires more than two years of use.

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  • Would a pro bono lawyer help a needy person who is being forced to put house on market by co-owner? What kind of lawyer?

    Sibling and I co-own house. My husband and 2 daughters live upstairs with me and my sibling ( divorced) lives with two daughters downstairs. For the last 2 years sibling has been harassing me on/ off, put me in ER by purposely adopting dog knowi...

    Christina’s Answer

    You can also Google "Free legal service Chicago." There are not-for-profits in Chicago and the suburbs that may be able to help you either for free or for a reduced fee. Good luck.

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  • My lease is up 3-31-12, was told he's not renewing my lease. Not in writing, a phone call. What if I cant find a place by then?

    Ive been here for 3 years . He just bought the building 2 months ago . I have a cat and small dog , Its very hard to find a suitable place . Also , I just started a new job after being unemployed for 6 months so money is extremely tight . A ...

    Christina’s Answer

    I agree with the previous answer; try to negotiate a 1-2 month extension with the landlord. The two of you can execute a simple rider to your existing lease stating that there is an extension and any new terms (such as an increase in rent) that will be in place for the length of the extension. Good luck.

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