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People's Law School   

The People’s Law School is presented in conjunction with the Peoria County Bar Association. All workshops will be held at the ICC North Campus and are free. Please register due to limited seating.
 
  • People's Law School - Criminal Law
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 10/1/2024 - 10/1/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Peoria Campus - Hickory Hall
    Room: Hickory 103
    Instructor: Chuck Schierer
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    This course will explore the basics of criminal procedure; from investigation to trial.
 

  • People's Law School - Estate Planning
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 10/29/2024 - 10/29/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Peoria Campus - Hickory Hall
    Room: Hickory 103
    Instructor: David Wiest
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    In this seminar, attendees will receive an overview of techniques to help ensure that their property passes as efficiently as possible to their beneficiaries.  Attendees will learn about different learn about different estate planning documents, including wills, trusts, transfer on death instruments, and powers of attorney.  Attendees will learn how property passes when they pass away, and how they can title their property to help avoid probate.  
 

  • People's Law School - Family Law
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 10/3/2024 - 10/3/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Peoria Campus - Hickory Hall
    Room: Hickory 101
    Instructor: Angela Evans
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  • People's Law School - Landlord/Tenant Issues
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 10/22/2024 - 10/22/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Peoria Campus - Hickory Hall
    Room: Hickory 103
    Instructor: Jim Rochford
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    A complete overview of Landlord/Tenant law in the state of Illinois. We will cover many topics, including landlord’s obligations, security deposits and late charges, leases, tenant rights, the Forcible Entry and Detainer Act, and enforcing judgments. We will go over Illinois case law and common practices in the local community. We will answer any questions participants may have on Landlord/Tenant law in Illinois. 
 

  • People's Law School: Employment Law
  • Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 10/15/2024 - 10/15/2024
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Peoria Campus - Hickory Hall
    Room: Hickory 103
    Instructor: Athena Herman
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    What are the rules governing the employment relationship? What are the rights and responsibilities of most employees and employers? Topics include state and federal wage/hours laws; discrimination & harassment; the Family and Medical Leave Act; the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Illinois Whistleblower Act; the Illinois Personnel Record and Review Act; the Illinois Freedom to Work Act and the Workplace Transparency Act. 
 

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