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Jun 28

How Will a Gun Charge Conviction Impact Your Right to Bear Arms?

While every American has the Second Amendment right, the right to own a firearm can be taken away under certain circumstances. Before we discuss these circumstances, it is important to understand state and federal gun laws. The state laws will vary depending on the state in question. If your Second...
Jun 01

How Past DUI Convictions Can Impact Your Case

DUI offenses are serious charges that can attract hefty fines and, in a worst-case scenario, a prison sentence and a mark on your criminal record. That can make your life more difficult.  If you have multiple DUI convictions, the penalties become more severe. If you’ve been convicted of a DUI...
May 11

Most Common Illinois Gun Law Violations

Illinois is known for having one of the strictest gun-control laws in the country. If you are arrested with the problem of possession of an illegal firearm, you will be charged with a Class A misdemeanor. If you are convicted, you will be incarcerated for 12 months and pay a...
Feb 18

Factors That Can Affect a Felony Gun Charge Sentence

Though the Second Amendment gives you the right to carry a gun, it does come with some limitations. For example, if you have committed a felony, the court might decide to bar you from using, transporting, or distributing firearms. A felony gun charge is a serious charge that can attract...
Jan 24

What Is Considered Assault?

The meaning of assault varies by state law but is generally known as knowingly making another person feel they are in immediate danger through one’s actions or words. That means you have been threatened through words or action even if no physical damage is done. If you or your loved...