Claiming Self-Defense Against Assault Charges
Posted on November 22, 2023
Possible Penalties for Misdemeanor Convictions in Illinois
Posted on November 11, 2023
Do You Need a Lawyer for a Misdemeanor Charge?
Posted on October 31, 2023
When Should You Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?
Posted on September 15, 2023
What You Need to Know About Attorney-Client Privilege in Criminal Law
Posted on August 26, 2023
Legal Consequences for Shoplifting
Posted on August 18, 2023
What is the Crime of Embezzlement in Illinois?
Posted on August 16, 2023
Understanding Aggravated Battery in Illinois: Exploring Key Aspects
Posted on August 07, 2023
Driving While High on Marijuana vs. Driving Drunk
Posted on August 01, 2023
What Constitutes a Home Invasion in Illinois?
Posted on July 21, 2023
Does Domestic Violence Always Include Physical Violence?
Posted on July 14, 2023
Examples of Property Crimes in Illinois: A Brief Overview
Posted on July 08, 2023
Should I Talk to Friends and Family About My Criminal Case?
Posted on June 27, 2023
Understanding How Social Media Can Affect Criminal Proceedings
Posted on June 21, 2023
I Got into a Bar Fight and Was Charged with Assault. Could I Go to Prison?
Posted on May 31, 2023
What Makes a Great Criminal Defense Attorney?
Posted on May 04, 2023
How Do I Know if My Rights Were Violated When I Got Pulled Over for DUI?
Posted on April 07, 2023
Under Age Drinking is Not Tolerated under Illinois Law
Posted on March 16, 2023
Defense Strategies For Sex Crimes
Posted on March 10, 2023
What is an Aggravated DUI in Illinois?
Posted on February 27, 2023
Understanding the Professional and Personal Consequences of a Criminal Conviction
Posted on February 17, 2023
I Was Charged with Theft; Could I Go to Prison?
Posted on February 13, 2023
Weighing Your Options: What Are the Benefits and Drawbacks of Going to Trial in a Criminal Case?
Posted on February 06, 2023
What to Know About First-Time DUI in Illinois
Posted on January 25, 2023
What Kind of Evidence May Be Included in a Distracted Driving Case?
Posted on January 19, 2023
What to Know About the Illinois Diversion Program for Drug Crime Defendants
Posted on January 11, 2023
Different Ways Your DUI Case May Not Result in a Guilty Verdict
Posted on December 31, 2022
Why Are People Found Guilty of Crimes They Did Not Commit?
Posted on December 26, 2022
Understanding the Penalties for Theft Charges This Holiday Season
Posted on December 19, 2022
What to Do if You Have Been Accused of Domestic Violence
Posted on November 21, 2022
Three Tips for Beating a Sex Crime Charge in Arlington Heights
Posted on November 04, 2022
What to Know About Cell Phone Tickets and Distracted Driving
Posted on October 27, 2022
I Am Accused of Child Molestation But I Am Innocent
Posted on October 21, 2022
Extreme Pranks Can Squash Your Halloween Fun
Posted on October 13, 2022
Responding to a False Criminal Charge - Part 2
Posted on September 30, 2022
The Pros and Cons of Going to Trial
Posted on September 15, 2022
Responding to a False Criminal Charge - Part 1
Posted on September 09, 2022
Can I Hide a Felony Conviction from Employers or Landlords?
Posted on July 14, 2022
Penalties for Boating Under the Influence in Illinois
Posted on June 14, 2022
Arguing Self Defense in an Assault and Battery Case
Posted on May 27, 2022
What is a Motion to Suppress Evidence in a Criminal Case?
Posted on May 09, 2022
Do I Have a Criminal Record if I Was Arrested and Charged but Not Convicted?
Posted on April 20, 2022
3 Defense Strategies for Individuals Accused of Drug Crimes in Illinois
Posted on April 06, 2022
How to Build a Self-Defense Case For Murder Accusal in Chicago
Posted on February 25, 2022
4 Reasons People Are Wrongfully Found Guilty in Illinois
Posted on December 23, 2021
What Senate Bill 2129 Means for People Incarcerated in Illinois
Posted on December 10, 2021
How to Handle a False Accusation
Posted on November 23, 2021
What Are Mitigating Factors in Illinois Crimes?
Posted on October 18, 2021
What Are Aggravating Factors in Illinois Crimes?
Posted on October 11, 2021
What is the Difference Between Assault and Battery?
Posted on October 01, 2021
Is Getting a Driver’s License Suspended and Revoked the Same Thing?
Posted on September 22, 2021
What Is Home Invasion?
Posted on August 30, 2021
What’s the Difference Between Assault and Battery?
Posted on August 23, 2021
Interrogation Guidelines for Minors Change in Illinois
Posted on June 14, 2021
Do Police Need a Warrant to Search My Vehicle in Illinois?
Posted on May 26, 2021
Can I Be Arrested for Allowing Minors to Drink Alcohol on My Property?
Posted on May 12, 2021
What Does “Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity” Mean in Illinois?
Posted on April 30, 2021
What Makes a Person Ineligible to Own a Firearm in Illinois?
Posted on April 15, 2021
What Are the Consequences for Being Convicted of a Hate Crime in Illinois?
Posted on April 08, 2021
What Factors Could Decrease the Severity of My Criminal Sentence?
Posted on March 16, 2021
Understanding Court Supervision as a Sentence for Crimes in Illinois
Posted on February 28, 2021
When Do Police Need a Warrant to Search My Home in Illinois?
Posted on February 02, 2021
New Illinois Reform Bill Affects Cash Bail, Police Accountability
Posted on January 26, 2021
Can I Be Held Accountable for a Crime That Someone Else Committed?
Posted on January 19, 2021
What Are the Penalties for an Illinois Concealed Carry Violation?
Posted on December 15, 2020
Can I Be Charged for Leaving My Child Alone in a Vehicle in Illinois?
Posted on December 01, 2020
Will I Have to Stay in Jail if I Am Awaiting Trial in a Criminal Case?
Posted on November 17, 2020
What Are the Requirements if I Am Released from Jail on Bail?
Posted on November 10, 2020
Are “No-Knock” Search Warrants Legal in Illinois?
Posted on September 28, 2020
Can I Claim Self-Defense if I Am Charged With Assault and Battery?
Posted on September 22, 2020
What Are the Consequences of Unlawful Use of a Weapon in Illinois?
Posted on September 15, 2020
What Are the Consequences for Embezzlement Charges in Illinois?
Posted on September 08, 2020
What Are My Rights If I Have Been Arrested in Illinois?
Posted on August 31, 2020
Assaulting a Worker for Enforcing Safety Rules Is Aggravated Battery
Posted on August 17, 2020
How Will My Illinois Criminal Court Case Proceed During the Pandemic?
Posted on August 10, 2020
What Role Do Plea Bargains Play in Illinois Criminal Cases?
Posted on July 06, 2020
What Factors Can Increase the Severity of an Illinois Criminal Charge?
Posted on June 10, 2020
What Is Bail, and How Does it Work in Illinois Criminal Cases?
Posted on May 21, 2020
What Are the Consequences for Common Underage Alcohol-Related Crimes?
Posted on April 28, 2020
3 Reasons to Hire an Illinois Criminal Defense Attorney for Your Case
Posted on April 20, 2020
Can I Face Charges for Disobeying Quarantine Orders for Coronavirus?
Posted on March 24, 2020
Can I Face Charges for Disobeying Quarantine Orders for Coronavirus?
Posted on March 24, 2020
What Are the Illinois Laws for Concealed Carry of Firearms?
Posted on March 16, 2020
What Are the Most Common Property Crimes Committed in Illinois?
Posted on January 31, 2020
Understanding Illinois Child Endangerment Charges
Posted on December 31, 2019
New Illinois Laws You Should Know About That Go into Effect in 2020
Posted on December 27, 2019
Naperville Teen Is Charged With a Hate Crime Following Online Ad
Posted on November 26, 2019
Understanding Disorderly Conduct Charges and Penalties in Illinois
Posted on November 19, 2019
What Constitutes Retail Theft in Illinois?
Posted on September 11, 2019
What Happens If My Illinois FOID Card is Revoked?
Posted on August 16, 2019
Understanding Obstruction of Justice Charges in Illinois
Posted on May 31, 2019
When Can Police Search Your Car?
Posted on May 16, 2019
An Overview of Violent Crimes in Illinois and Their Consequences
Posted on April 18, 2019
What is Asset Forfeiture in Illinois?
Posted on April 02, 2019
Illinois Domestic Battery Laws, Charges, and Penalties
Posted on March 26, 2019
What is the Difference Between Assault and Battery in Illinois?
Posted on March 12, 2019
Understanding Your Miranda Rights and How They Affect a Criminal Case
Posted on November 15, 2018
Homicide, Murder, and Manslaughter: What Is the Difference?
Posted on November 09, 2018
Changes to Illinois Criminal Code Concerning Cyberstalking
Posted on May 15, 2018
Know the Consequences If Charged with Theft
Posted on January 30, 2018
Are Police Body Cameras Changing the Legal Playing Field?
Posted on January 25, 2018
Supreme Court Appears Ready to Limit Cell Phone Tracking
Posted on January 18, 2018
Got a Shoplifting Problem? Help is Available
Posted on December 28, 2017
Is it Assault or Battery? What is the Difference?
Posted on December 24, 2017
Incidents of Carjacking on the Rise
Posted on November 29, 2017
Veterans May Qualify for Treatment Court
Posted on November 21, 2017
Fulfilling Your Court-Ordered Community Service Requirements
Posted on May 11, 2017
Criminal Case Basics: Even Your Social Media Account Can Be Used Against You
Posted on April 26, 2017
Social Media Activity During a Crime Can Be Used Against You
Posted on December 29, 2016
How a Criminal Charges Can Place Your Livelihood at Risk – And What You Can Do About It
Posted on August 02, 2016
Understanding Bail Bonds in Cook County
Posted on July 08, 2016
Serious Criminal Justice Reform Needed to Decrease Illinois Recidivism Rates
Posted on April 12, 2016
New Bill Would Prohibit Suing Inmates for Incarceration Costs
Posted on April 05, 2016
Are Children Affected by Their Parent’s Criminal Record?
Posted on February 23, 2016
New Year, New Laws in Illinois
Posted on January 05, 2016
Posted on December 22, 2015
The Right to Due Process
Posted on November 17, 2015
Posted on November 03, 2015
Posted on October 21, 2015
What Happens at a Secretary of State Hearing?
Posted on October 06, 2015
Sweeping Law Enforcement Reform Act Signed by Governor
Posted on September 29, 2015
Two New Laws Regarding Bail Coming to Illinois
Posted on September 22, 2015
Alleged Victims Receive An Official Voice In Criminal Courts
Posted on August 31, 2015
To Plea or Not To Plea
Posted on August 25, 2015
A Totally Clean Slate
Posted on August 18, 2015
An Informal Fresh Start
Posted on July 28, 2015
Failure to Follow New Illinois Waterway Laws Could Hold Serious Consequences
Posted on July 07, 2015
Five Tips for Those Facing Criminal Charges in Illinois
Posted on May 27, 2015
Failed a HGN Field Sobriety Test Illinois? Why Your Results May Be Invalid
Posted on May 19, 2015
Understanding Your Miranda Rights in Illinois
Posted on May 12, 2015
Warrants Required for Searching Cellular and Smartphones
Posted on April 07, 2015
A Brief Guide to Criminal Trespassing Laws in Illinois
Posted on February 05, 2015
Illinois BAIID Program: Driving Privileges during Suspension
Posted on January 30, 2015
Attacking the Evidence in a Criminal Case
Posted on January 23, 2015
Case Update: The Anonymous Tip
Posted on January 16, 2015
Pretrial Release: The Requirements and the Process
Posted on November 24, 2014
Illinois Students Face the Rise and Fall of Underage Drinking
Posted on September 10, 2014
National Day of Johns Arrests Results: Over 500 Arrested
Posted on September 04, 2014
The Relationship between Gambling and Criminal Behaviors
Posted on August 27, 2014
Issues in Criminal Law: Substance Abuse Problems
Posted on August 06, 2014
Initiatives to Curb Drunk Driving in Chicago
Posted on July 09, 2014
Handling Alleged Pot Possession Cases in Medical Marijuana States
Posted on July 03, 2014
Motorcycle Accidents Caused by Drinking and Riding
Posted on June 27, 2014
Judge Rules Illinois Hazing Law is Constitutional
Posted on June 21, 2014
Government Announces New Federal Clemency Program
Posted on June 07, 2014
Dram Shop Laws in Illinois Now Have Cap for Liable Damages
Posted on May 19, 2014
Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Petitions
Posted on May 12, 2014
Computer Hacking Warrants: DOJ Proposes Changes to Law
Posted on April 29, 2014
University of Virginia Student Files Lawsuit against ABC for Arrest
Posted on April 11, 2014
Diet Soda Mixed with Alcohol Increases Blood Alcohol Content More than Regular Soda
Posted on March 17, 2014
Illinois Has Second Highest Number of Criminal Exonerations in 2013
Posted on February 28, 2014
Can Police Search Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant?
Posted on February 20, 2014
Ban on Social Network Sites Upheld by Court
Posted on February 10, 2014
Bill to Toughen Gun Penalties is Holstered
Posted on November 28, 2013
New Illinois Law Aims to Cut Down on Wrongful Convictions
Posted on November 12, 2013
New Law for 2014 Punishes Smokers who Litter
Posted on October 13, 2013
Tougher Penalties for Using Cell Phones while Driving
Posted on October 06, 2013
Study Finds Chicago Heroin Problem Worst in Country
Posted on September 20, 2013
Popularity of Molly Leads to Crackdown
Posted on September 12, 2013
Assault and Battery: What is the Difference?
Posted on August 20, 2013
Your Rights During an Arrest
Posted on August 14, 2013
New Law diverts 17-year-old Felons to Juvenile Court
Posted on August 05, 2013
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Client accused of causing the death of another while driving under the influence - Acquitted.
Client accused of first degree murder - Acquitted.
Client accused of embezzlement - Charges never filed.
Hundreds of Secretary of State hearings for Drivers License Reinstatement - Won.