divorce lawyer Joliet O'Dekirk, Allred & Associates Illinois

If you are ever contacted by DCFS

The Department of Children and Family Services investigates complaints made to them regarding child abuse or neglect. This might have been through a report from a teacher, an anxious neighbor, or even a family member. No matter how unfounded parents believe such a complaint to be, it’s imperative to take advice from professionals who have…

Avoid foreclosure with a real estate attorney

You’ve fallen behind on your mortgage payments, and now the bank has started the foreclosure process. This doesn’t have to be the end of your American dream. An experienced real estate attorney can help you navigate the foreclosure process. They may even be able to provide you with options to keep your home. The best…

Sirens in the rearview: what should i do?

If you’re driving and you find that a police officer is signaling you to pull over, here’s what you should do: Indicate to the officer that you see them by using your hazard lights or turn signal. Pull over to the shoulder of the road or another safe place. Turn the vehicle off and stay…
new laws for Illinois in 2018

If your driving license has been revoked

In Illinois, automatic reinstatement of driving privileges is not a given. No matter the original circumstances, being without a driver’s license is really frustrating. It can seriously impact on an individual’s ability to effectively undertake their job – or gain employment. Equally, in their personal life, there might be kids looking to be ferried to…
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