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You have answered one question for me. But I did send my brother a letter from a lawyer about my rights to property. I can not afford a lawyer right now am a full time student and only work 14hr a week. That means little money to pay. How do I go about
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I am assuming you are located in Illinois as you stated that in your question. According to Illinois statute 5/9-207 (a) if you have a week to week lease, the landlord (your brother)has to give you 7 days notice in order to evict you. In the same statute in (b) if you have a lease other than week to week, the landlord must give 30 days notice of eviction. I would always recommend that you retain an attorney to protect your interests especially regarding something as complicated as landlord/tenant law. There are attorneys that do pro bono work (services free of charge) but you would have to find the right attorney to take on that type of case. If you feel you have a very good handle on the issues at hand and have adequately researched the issues I suppose you could try to take this on yourself but I would not recommend that.
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