If you are under the legal drinking age of 21 in Illinois and you get caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher, the police will arrest you for DUI. Even if your BAC is lower than .08, if an officer believes you’re impaired, they can take you to jail. What Happens…

If police stop and frisk you, the most important thing to remember is that you have rights. Stay calm and remember them — they’re important. This guide explains. What Should You Do if Police Stop and Frisk You? If police officers stop you for questioning and pat you down to see if you’re carrying any…

In criminal cases, attorney-client privilege is an important concept that protects the confidentiality of information you share with your lawyer. It’s based on the idea that clients should be able to honestly and openly discuss their cases with their lawyers without fear of repercussions. Attorney-Client Privilege in Plain English Put simply, attorney-client privilege means that…

If you were pulled over for DUI over the holidays, you’re probably sweating – what’s going to happen to you now? This guide explains what happens after a DUI arrest in Illinois. What Happens After You Get a DUI During the Holidays in Illinois? After you’re pulled over and arrested for DUI: You’re formally charged…

If you’re like many people, you’re wondering whether your lawyer can tell on you – and if they can (or can’t), you’re wondering what types of communications are protected between you. This guide explains. Can Your Lawyer Tell On You? In general, lawyers can’t tell on their clients. Attorney-client privilege exists, and it prevents lawyers…

If you’re like many people, you know that the police are out in full force around the holidays to nab drunk drivers – but is there anything you can do to avoid being pulled over? Of course! First, don’t drink and drive. In addition to DUI being a crime, it’s a huge personal risk; and…

A DUI is a serious crime in Illinois. This guide covers the five biggest reasons you’ll probably want to hire an attorney if you pick up drunk driving charges over the holiday season this year. 5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer if You Get a DUI Over the Holidays Check out five reasons you most…

If you’re like many people, you know that there are several things you should and shouldn’t do when the police stop you. This guide explains seven of the things you should avoid, whether the police simply want to talk to you or they’re arresting you. 7 Things You Should Never Do When Police Stop You…

If you’re like many people, you know that stealing clothing from a retailer – whether it’s a store in the mall, a standalone shop or a kiosk – is against the law. But will happen to you if you’re caught? What are the penalties for stealing clothing in the state of Illinois? This guide explains….

If the state of Illinois accuses you of the crime of armed robbery, you could be in very serious trouble. In fact, you could end up going to prison for a very long time. For most people accused of armed robbery, the best thing to do is contact an experienced robbery defense attorney in Chicago….

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