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Jul 01

Arrested for DUI but Not Drunk? You Can Fight Back

An arrest is already an embarrassing situation, and to be arrested for drinking and driving can feel even worse. You’re now in serious trouble, and that can affect your future. The problem is, you might not have even been drunk.  If you were arrested for a DUI but were not...
Jul 01

How to Find Out if Someone Is in Police Custody in Chicago

If a loved one hasn’t come home, you might be worried that they’re now in police custody. You might be concerned about a warrant, or you might suspect that they could have been arrested for certain actions. Now, you’re not sure if they’ve been taken into custody.  You need to...
May 03

Consequences for Underage DUI in Illinois

A drunk driving arrest is already serious enough for adults, who have some leeway for error. If you're over twenty-one, you'll need to stay under a certain limit (.08 is the legal limit in Illinois) to safely drive. For those under the age of twenty-one, there is zero tolerance for...
Apr 24

How to Deal with Your Teen Getting Arrested

When you have kids, you always want the best for them, and you want to know that they’re safe. Unfortunately, that means it can be a shock when something happens and you get the call that your child has been arrested. It’s traumatic and embarrassing for both you and your...
Feb 15

What Are My Rights after Being Arrested in Illinois?

When you’re arrested in Illinois, you might be worried about what happens next. As questions about police conduct and your rights as someone being arrested have risen, you may need answers about your case and what you’re able to do.  As such, many people are asking, “What are my rights...
Jan 21

How to Fight a Drunk Driving Charge in Illinois

When you’re pulled over and charged with a DUI, you may feel that you have few choices to get your charges dropped. They performed sobriety tests on you, and they have evidence against you. Sadly, many people choose not to fight back against these charges when they’re in a situation...