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Nov 13

What to Do When Your Teen Is Charged with a DUI in Illinois

As parents, we like to know that our children aren’t just safe—we also like to know that they’re not doing anything that could harm others. Unfortunately, you might have let your child out with friends, only to get a call later that they’ve been arrested for drinking and driving.  Many...
Oct 17

Courthouses in the Chicago Area

If you’ve been summoned to court, it’s important to know where you’re going. Failure to appear in the right courthouse could land you in serious trouble. The problem is, there are plenty of courthouses in the Chicago area to choose from.  If you’re heading to court soon, talk to your...
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...