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Feb 22

How to Get a Criminal Record Sealed in Illinois

When you’re accused of a crime, you may face penalties for it even if you were never convicted. Even if your case never went to court, your arrest may show up on a criminal record. And even if you complete your sentence, your record may haunt you. That makes getting...
Dec 23

How to Handle a Traffic Stop

One moment, you’re on the road, humming along to the radio. The next, you’ve got flashing lights in your rearview mirror. You may feel unprepared to deal with a traffic stop. Talking with the police can be an uncomfortable experience, and you may be worried about making your situation worse....
Dec 08

Penalties for a Speeding Ticket Conviction

When you’re pulled over for speeding, you may be thinking only about the fine for speeding. That may not seem like a severe penalty, right? But you may not expect hidden penalties for a speeding ticket conviction until later. If you’re concerned about your future, talk to a traffic ticket...
Nov 21

Penalties for a Domestic Battery Conviction in Chicago

When you’re accused of domestic battery, you’re probably about what this means for your future. A misdemeanor conviction can have a serious impact on your future. Unfortunately, many people accused of domestic battery don’t realize how severe the impact of these charges can be.  Before you go to criminal court,...
Oct 30

Aggravating Factors in a DUI Case

Being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) already comes with harsh penalties that can impact your future in serious ways. But you may have aggravating factors in your DUI case. So what does that mean for your future? If you’ve been accused of drinking and driving, and there are...