If you’re like many people, you’re not sure what your rights are when police confront you – and that’s okay. This guide explains your rights so you know how things are supposed to go when you encounter police. What Are My Rights When Police Confront Me? Whether or not you’re being arrested or detained, and…

If you’re like many parents whose children have gotten into a mix-up with the law, you need to call a juvenile defense lawyer now. Working with a juvenile defense attorney can help protect your child from violations of his or her rights – and help preserve your child’s future, too. 3 Reasons to Call a…

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure what you should do if police are knocking on your door. Do you answer it? Do you pretend you’re not home, or do you let them know you won’t be opening the door? Here’s what to do if police are knocking on your door. What Should You…

If police pull you over while you’re driving (or while you’re a passenger in a car), you have certain rights guaranteed to you under the U.S. Constitution. You have these rights whether or not you’re a U.S. citizen, so even if you’re in the United States without documentation, you can exercise them. Here’s what you…

If you’re stopped by the police in public, you have rights that are guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution. Those rights are yours and nobody can take them away from you – whether you’re guilty or innocent of the crime police suspect you of committing. Your Constitutional Rights if You’re Stopped by Police Your constitutional rights…

If you’re like most people who have just watched a loved one be arrested by police, you’re not sure what happens next. Here’s a quick breakdown of what happens to your loved one after an arrest. What Happens After Your Loved One is Arrested? After your spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend, relative or friend is arrested,…

If you’re arrested in Rolling Meadows, Skokie, Chicago or any other community in Illinois, these are five things you shouldn’t do – they put you at serious risk. 5 Things NOT to Do if You’re Arrested in Rolling Meadows The bottom line is that police arrest dozens of people every day – and many of…

When you’re arrested in Illinois, you can either stay in jail until you go to trial or you can ask to be released on bail. However, there’s no guarantee that a judge will let you out on bail. What is Bail? Our bail system allows people who aren’t considered at-risk of failing to show up…

Being arrested is a scary experience. It’s hectic, police are ordering you to do things, and you may not even understand exactly what’s happening. On top of that, you’re worried about what’s going to happen next – not just to you, but to your family. Fortunately, there are three things you can do for damage…

If you’re like many people, you’re aware when you make a mistake – and you know that working with a Chicago criminal defense attorney is one way to get the best possible outcome in your case. So what happens if you’ve committed a crime, admitted to police or investigators that you’re guilty without your lawyer…

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