If you’re like many people who have picked up home invasion charges in Chicago, you’re nervous about what’s going to happen next. Here’s what you need to know. Home Invasion Charges in Chicago Home invasion is a serious crime – and if the court convicts you, you’re looking at prison time. In most cases, home…

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure what your rights are when police confront you – and that’s okay. This guide explains your rights so you know how things are supposed to go when you encounter police. What Are My Rights When Police Confront Me? Whether or not you’re being arrested or detained, and…

If you’re like many parents whose children have gotten into a mix-up with the law, you need to call a juvenile defense lawyer now. Working with a juvenile defense attorney can help protect your child from violations of his or her rights – and help preserve your child’s future, too. 3 Reasons to Call a…

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure what you should do if police are knocking on your door. Do you answer it? Do you pretend you’re not home, or do you let them know you won’t be opening the door? Here’s what to do if police are knocking on your door. What Should You…

If police pull you over while you’re driving (or while you’re a passenger in a car), you have certain rights guaranteed to you under the U.S. Constitution. You have these rights whether or not you’re a U.S. citizen, so even if you’re in the United States without documentation, you can exercise them. Here’s what you…

If you’re stopped by the police in public, you have rights that are guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution. Those rights are yours and nobody can take them away from you – whether you’re guilty or innocent of the crime police suspect you of committing. Your Constitutional Rights if You’re Stopped by Police Your constitutional rights…

If you’re like most people who have just watched a loved one be arrested by police, you’re not sure what happens next. Here’s a quick breakdown of what happens to your loved one after an arrest. What Happens After Your Loved One is Arrested? After your spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend, relative or friend is arrested,…

Being charged with and convicted of a DUI is serious – you could even end up going to prison over it. DUI Charges in Illinois If you’re convicted of driving under the influence in Illinois, you’re facing some serious penalties. You’ll lose your driving privileges and, depending on how many times you’ve been previously convicted…

An accessory to a crime is someone who helps another person commit a crime. In the state of Illinois, you can actually be charged with a crime if you’re the helper – and you can end up spending time behind bars if you’re convicted. What is an Accessory to a Crime in Chicago? In order…

If you’re charged with aggravated DUI in Chicago, Rolling Meadows or Skokie – or anywhere else in Illinois, for that matter – you may want to talk to a DUI lawyer immediately. Related: What happens after a DUI arrest in Illinois? Here’s what you need to know about aggravated DUI. What is Aggravated DUI? Any…

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