Do I Have To List All Creditors? I Want To Pay Some Of Them Back?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Bankruptcy.

When you file a bankruptcy case, you must list all creditors in your bankruptcy forms. If you fail to list a creditor, that debt will not be eligible for a discharge. Because a bankruptcy discharge is the ultimate goal of filing for bankruptcy relief, it is important that you list each creditor so that the… Read More »

Can I Have A Jury Trial On Misdemeanor Domestic Battery?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.

If you have been charged with misdemeanor domestic battery, you need to consult our office as soon as possible. Even though domestic battery is typically charged as a Class A misdemeanor in Illinois, you may be facing a fine of up to $2,500 and jail time up to 364 days if you are found guilty.… Read More »

What are the Grounds for Divorce in Illinois?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Divorce.

What are the Grounds for Divorce in Illinois? from Joe Pioletti Parties must have grounds for divorce in Illinois; however, Illinois does allow “irreconcilable differences” as one of the grounds for divorce. Learn more about The Grounds for Divorce in Illinois in this presentation.

Free Report: How Does the Judge Decide Custody Issues in Illinois?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Family Law.

Illinois courts and lawmakers, as those in most states, have adopted policies that are in the best interest of the child. These policies encourage parents to work through their child custody issues to come to a mutual agreement that is in the best interest of the children and both parents. Topics covered in this report… Read More »

Identity Theft: The Criminal Charge for Using Someone Else’s Name

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.

Identity theft is a serious crime that is prosecuted aggressively in the State of Illinois. Under Illinois law, it is a crime to use someone else’s name or personal identification to fraudulently obtain credit, money, goods, services, or other property or commit any felony theft or other felony violation of State law. This also applies… Read More »