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Sep 27

What a DUI Conviction Could Mean for Your Future

Driving under the influence, also known as DUI, is considered a serious offense. The effects of alcohol reduce your focus and slow down your reflexes, which means that there’s a high probability of causing a car accident that results in a fatality. The penalties you’ll receive will also be severe...
Aug 20

From Out of State and Arrested for a Gun Charge in Illinois In Illinois, those who possess a firearm must hold a valid Firearms Owners Identification card (FOIC). This is a process that has to be gone through, including a safety course that those who own them go through. If...
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...