Illinois law can be pretty confusing when it comes to police searches. When are they allowed to search your home, your car or your other property? When can police search you? Can you refuse? People often ask their criminal defense lawyers these questions, but usually they ask after it’s already happened. It’s a good idea to know…

Police can be intimidating, particularly to children – and many kids don’t know that they have the same right to remain silent that adults do. So what should you do if you find out that police interrogated your child without you? Before you do anything else, call to a Chicago criminal defense attorney. He’ll start to…

It’s no secret that ex-girlfriends and ex-boyfriends are snooping on your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles, but you might be surprised to discover that others are looking, too. From potential employers and landlords to law enforcement officers, anybody can see what you post on public profiles. If you’re caught up in legal trouble and social…

Police will often call you before making an arrest and ask for a statement to explain your version of events.  It is imperative to have an attorney accompany you to the police department in order to protect your rights. Not doing so can give the police and prosecutors leverage down the road in court if…