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…

If police start asking you questions, what are you supposed to say? Naturally, it depends on what you did (or didn’t do), and whether you’re accused of a felony or misdemeanor… doesn’t it? Actually, in most cases, it’s best to use your right not to incriminate yourself by talking to police at all. What to Do if Police…

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard all the common myths and misconceptions about Miranda rights… and one of the first is that they’re rights. Police read you a Miranda warning when they’re placing you under arrest. The U.S. Constitution affords you certain rights—particularly the Fifth Amendment—that include your right not to incriminate yourself and your right…