How to handle a claim for a civil demand?

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How to handle a claim for a civil demand?

My wife was arrested for retail theft 9 months ago. Our lawyer got the case dismissed and all she had to do was community service. Now we are getting letters from a law firm telling us we have to pay the $225 for a civil claim. Do we have to pay this? How do I get them to stop?

Asked on February 21, 2012 under Criminal Law, Illinois

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