Possession of a controlled substance is a crime – and it’s one that could put you behind bars. But how long do you stay in jail for possession of a controlled substance, and do first-time offenders go to jail? If you’re charged with possession, your best bet is to get in touch with a…

  If you’ve been caught with prescription pills without having a prescription for them, whether you use them to treat a medical condition or you use them recreationally, you could be facing serious legal penalties – and you may need to get in touch with a Chicago criminal defense attorney who can defend you in…

If you’re charged with home invasion in Chicago, you could be looking at a Class X felony – and that means you probably need to talk to a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. What is Home Invasion? Under Illinois law, home invasion occurs when you enter someone’s home when you know that the…

  Do police need a warrant to search your house? Sometimes – but in many cases, police can barge right into your home and begin searching for contraband or evidence that they can later use against you. In fact, most searches occur without a warrant. Police can search your house without your consent if: You…