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Ray Choudhry

Ray Choudhry

Mid America Law Offices, Ltd. - Since 1978
  • Probate, Divorce, Family Law...
  • Illinois
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Ray recieved his J.D. at Northwestern University in 1974 and M.B.A. at Northwestern University in 1972 with a B.A. at California State, L.A. in 1968. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Rock Island County Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Bankruptcy
  • Social Security Disability/SSI
  • Real Estate Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Criminal Law
  • Elder Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Mid America Law Offices, Ltd.
- Current
General Counsel
Rock Island County Board Republican Minority Caucus
- Current
General Counsel
Rock Island County Republican Central Committee
- Current
Foreclosure Commissioner
- Current
Northwestern University School of Law
Northwestern University
California State University - Los Angeles
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar Association
- Current
Rock Island County Bar Association
- Current
Illinois State Bar Association
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American Legal Clinic Associaition
Activities: This Association was the genesis for the many changes that have occurred in the way law is practiced. It existed between 1976-1988. The first President was Van O'Steen of Bates & O'Steen v. State Bar of Arizona. This case held that business speech was protected and bar associations could not prevent lawyer advertising.
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628 Questions Answered

Q. How do I go about getting a temporary order of visitation for the father?
A: Instead of custody and visitation, Illinois now has parenting plans. If you can agree, you should both sign and have it approved by the court. If not, the court will probably order mediation and if that doesn't work, have a hearing.
Q. In IL, allowing father to take for visit before court ordered visitation, can he refuse to return her to me?
A: Since there is no court order and he is the father, he has equal rights. Proposed that there be a temporary order for father visitation so you are protected.
Q. What happens if money is found after an estate is closed and no beneficiary in the state of Pennsylvania?
A: Usually pensions terminate upon death. If he or his estate has money coming to him, then a claim with the pension plan should be filed.
Q. Aunt is executor of grandmas estate. Her executor fees before inheritance is 25k of 95k estate. Should I contest this?
A: Stipend is a fixed amount. It could mean grandma wanted her to take whatever she wanted up to $25,000.00.
Q. my wife was added to her parents deed for when they pass. If we file chap. 13 will this affect them
A: If she was added to deed she is one-third owner. Also, if there is a loan, depending on when it was obtained, her interest could be free and clear. You need to consult with a bankruptcy attorney. There is no way to get around reporting this ownership interest.
Q. My husband father passed away when he was a child and his grandmother raised him she also has 3 adult children if she
A: When somebody dies without a will, it goes half to spouse, if there is one, and half to children. If any child has predeceased, his or her share goes to that child's children.
Q. Can an executor of an estate be arrested for stealing from an estate account?
A: Theft is a crime and can be prosecuted. An executor is charged with administering the estate and has to give accounting to all interested parties.
Q. Me and my girlfriend just had our newborn. The hospital wants me to sign a child support paper. Is this required?
A: They can't force you to do anything. They are offering you a chance to acknowledge paternity and have your name placed on the birth certificate.
Q. does spouse have to be served to complete a divorce?
A: Yes. But service can be by publication if you don't know where he is.
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Mid America Law Offices, Ltd.
1515 5th Ave #430
Moline, IL 61265
Telephone: (309) 797-8000
Fax: (309) 797-1000