If you’re convicted of drunk driving, you’ll face serious consequences like jail time, the loss of your driving privileges and more – and the conviction will stay on your record forever. So are there any good DUI defenses that you could use? Here’s what you need to know. DUI Defenses in Illinois Many people choose…

  If you’re like most people with a mistake or two in your past, you know what it’s like when that mistake comes back to haunt you. Unfortunately, a criminal background check can reveal all kinds of information you’d rather keep private. Even simple arrest records – those that didn’t result in any formal charges…

If you’re like most people who are facing criminal charges, you’re not sure how much you should tell your attorney – and how much he’s required to keep to himself. Here’s what you need to know. Is Everything You Tell Your Attorney Confidential? When you hire an attorney, everything you tell him is confidential. He…

If you’re charged with a Class 3 felony in Illinois (first offense), will you go to jail? Here’s what you need to know. Class 3 Felony in Illinois, First Offense: Will You Go to Jail? Class 3 felonies in Illinois – even if it’s your first offense – subject you to harsh penalties if you’re…

If you’re facing home invasion charges, you probably have one very important question on your mind: What’s the home invasion jail time in Illinois if you’re convicted? Here’s what you need to know. Home Invasion: Jail Time in Illinois Home invasion in Illinois is usually a Class X felony. The minimum penalty is 6 years…

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…

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