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I live in Illinois and signed an employment agreement with a company in Colorado that said if I did not work for them for one year, I would reimburse them for the cost of training and a US security clearance. I signed the doc because I did not think it was legal in Illinois, but now they are threatening to put it into collection. What are my options?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Illinois

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No, I just have a letter from them

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Yes, how much does this service cost?

Lawyer's Assistant: It can cost anywhere from $10 to $100, depending on the type of issue and how much of the Lawyer's time your question is expected to take (how complex and lengthy an answer you require).

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