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DeKalb is the seat of DeKalb County and home to the University of Northern Illinois, the city’s largest employer. DeKalb’s 39,000 residents enjoy easy access to Wisconsin and Chicago but have most of their needs met by the outstanding shopping centers in the city. Supermodel Cindy Crawford was born and raised in DeKalb and graduated valedictorian in 1984 from DeKalb High School.
A number of DeKalb lawyers are certified Illinois lawyers who are well acquainted with local courts. Lawyers in DeKalb take a wide range of cases, some regular cases include: wrongful termination, child custody, bankruptcy, real estate, and criminal cases like DUIs and felonies.
Recently in DeKalb, Tyler J. Green pleaded guilty to a number of counts for a spree of habitually exposing himself at convenience stores and gas stations. Green was indicted on 2 counts of sexual exploitation of a child, 1 count of failure to register as a sex offender, and 3 counts of public indecency. He was sentenced to 2 years in state prison.
If you have pending criminal charges or a lawsuit to file in DeKalb, you will be filing with DeKalb County’s 16th Judicial Circuit Court
which has jurisdiction over civil, small claims, domestic relations, criminal, juvenile, traffic, and other ordinance violations. The small claims limit is $5,000 for the total disputed amount.
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