When you get caught driving on a suspended license – or a revoked license – you’ll lose your driving privileges for even longer. You could even end up going to jail and paying hefty fines. But you may be able to get a hardship license. Here’s how. How Do I Get a Hardship License in…

If you’re like many people charged with disorderly conduct, you’re wondering what kinds of penalties you might be facing if you’re convicted. Before you get too far ahead of yourself, you might want to think about contacting a Chicago disorderly conduct attorney who can help. With that in mind, disorderly conduct in Illinois punishments can…

Shoplifting seems like such a minor offense, right? However, it’s a crime in Illinois – just like it is elsewhere in the U.S. But what is the penalty for shoplifting in Illinois? Will you go to prison? Here’s what you need to know. Related: Reading Into ILCS: Retail Theft What is the Penalty for Shoplifting…

Robbery charges tend to increase in Chicago and the surrounding communities around the holidays. There are several reasons this happens – but one thing’s for sure: If you pick up robbery charges during the holidays, you may need to talk to a robbery defense attorney in Chicago. Robbery Charges During the Holidays Robbery is a…

If you’re like many people, you’ve heard of bail bonds – but you may not know the scoop on how they work. Illinois is different from some neighboring states, so check out this bail bond FAQ for Illinois. If you don’t see your question answered here, please call us at 847-920-4540 – we’ll be happy…

You have the right to peaceably assemble – the First Amendment to the United States Constitution says so. But when can police arrest you for protesting in Chicago? Here’s what you need to know. When Can Police Arrest You for Protesting in Chicago? Your right to protest is outlined in the Constitution – it’s in…

If you’re like most people, you’ve seen the protests – and the resulting arrests – that are sweeping across the nation. But what happens if you protest in Illinois? Do protesters have rights? Here’s what you need to know about protesters’ rights in Illinois. Protesters’ Rights in Illinois Under the First Amendment to the Constitution,…

The most serious crimes are felonies – but what is the worst felony you can get in Illinois? Here’s what you need to know. What is the Worst Felony You Can Get in Illinois? In Illinois, felonies are categorized by number (except Class X felonies). Here’s a quick run-down of how the state classifies these…

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure what your rights are when you’re stopped by the police and arrested – so this guide, What Rights Do You Have With the Police, explains. What Rights Do You Have With the Police? When police interact with you, you have the right to: Due process Be free…

If you’ve been accused of committing a crime, you have rights – but what are they, and do they depend on your situation? Here’s what you need to know. What Are Your Rights if You’re Accused of a Crime? Regardless of your citizenship or immigration status, criminal history or anything else, you have rights if…

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