If you’re like many people, your court case has been on hold for weeks (or even months) because the courts have been closed for in-person proceedings. But now, after being closed for months, a handful cases are starting to move through the system. Many hearings are still being held by video conference to help avoid…

If you’ve been accused of a crime in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows, it’s probably a good idea to get in touch with a criminal defense attorney as soon as you can. Your lawyer will be there to explain your rights, talk to you about possible outcomes for your case, and help you make the…

If you’ve been charged with a crime in Skokie, Rolling Meadows or Chicago—or any of the other communities, for that matter—you’ll have your day in court. Some people bring their children to court with them. In most, if not all, cases, that’s a bad idea. Should You Bring Your Children to Court? Typically, you should…

If you’re accused of a crime, you’ll eventually have your day in court. The U.S. Constitution gives you the right to avoid incriminating yourself, which means you don’t have to take the stand and shout, “I’m guilty! Put me in jail!” However, once you go to court, you’re required to tell the truth. In some…