If you’re caught with mushrooms or other psychedelic drugs, you can get into serious trouble in Illinois – these drugs are illegal, and you could end up spending time in jail for having them. Here’s what you need to know.  What You Need to Know About Psychedelic Drug Charges in Illinois It’s pretty common for…

If you’re like many people who have been caught with – or accused of having – drugs in your possession, you’re probably wondering if drug possession is a felony in Illinois.  In some cases, it is. Here’s what you need to know (and what you can do if you’re in a situation like this). In…

If you’ve been accused of a crime, you may need a felony defense attorney in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows. For most people, that’s the smartest course of action. Working with an attorney can help ensure that you get the best possible outcome – and it’s a way to ensure someone is always there to…

If you’re charged with drug possession, there are ways your attorney can defend you – but every case is different, which means you’ll have to talk to your drug crime defense attorney about the specifics. However, these are some of the defenses your attorney might explore: Unwitting possession Lack of possession Unlawful search and seizure…

  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 court….

  If you’ve been charged with a drug crime in Skokie—some of the most common include marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamines (meth)—you probably need to talk to a Skokie drug crime defense lawyer as soon as possible. Why? Because the consequences can be exceptionally severe if you’re convicted of a drug crime, and they could include steep fines…

The city of Rolling Meadows—and all the surrounding communities, for that matter—are extremely tough on drug possession crimes. For that reason, most people choose to talk to a Rolling Meadows drug crime defense lawyer as soon as they’re accused of possessing drugs. Some of the most common drug charges in Rolling Meadows include those involving: Marijuana (cannabis)…

A bill that recently passed the House makes possession of 15 grams of marijuana worth a $125 fine — and after 6 months, people punished under the new law can have the conviction expunged from their records. It passed with a 62-53 vote and the Illinois Department of Corrections estimates that it will save the…

Cook County has new goals when it comes to minor drug offenses, including those that involve marijuana. In an effort to move nonviolent drug offenders out of the criminal justice system without forcing them behind bars, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office is focusing on treatment instead of punishment. “If someone is caught with a…

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