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Apr 03

Gun Possession Charges in Illinois

Many Illinois residents own a firearm, whether that’s for self-defense, hunting on the weekends, or just for the sake of collecting. But gun ownership comes with a lot of laws and regulations. If you make a mistake or if you’re accused of breaking the law, it can hurt your future...
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,...