The timely support of child support payments may be enforced in several ways. The court may require an employer to withhold a child support payment; those who do not are subject to legal penalties. Illinois law also allows the court to suspend the delinquent parent’s driver’s license if the parent is at least 90 days behind on his or her payments. A judge can hold the delinquent party in contempt and jail them until they satisfy the amount required to be paid. There are also criminal actions for nonsupport that local States Attorneys can pursue and similar statutes are under federal law.
Handbills and advertising flyers cannot be posted just anywhere. Many cities and towns prohibit the posting of flyers in specific locations, and those who disobey may be subject to a fine. Advertising flyers without proper postage may not be placed inside mailboxes. Mailboxes are considered federal property, designed to be used only by the postal carrier and the resident of the property.
As soon as possible, especially if anyone sustained injuries, if the other driver was under-insured or uninsured, or if you and the driver are disputing who was at fault. Because the police and insurance companies are likely to start asking questions immediately, having a lawyer at your side to handle those questions can help ensure that you do not say anything which may hamper your defense.
The courts generally try, whenever possible, to reunite foster children with their families. However, if a foster child who has been in your home for some time becomes available for adoption, you can discuss your interest in adopting him or her with the caseworker. At that time, you would have to meet all of the usual requirements for becoming an adoptive parent.
A new state law extends to Dec. 31, 2015, protections that enable homeowners to keep a lender from selling their home if they’ve applied for a loan modification under the federal Home Affordable Modification Program. Also, many counties have established foreclosure mediation programs that put the borrower in direct communications with the lender.