Illinois Criminal Defense Blog

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Types of Robbery Charges in Illinois

If you’ve been charged with robbery in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows, you may need tough legal representation from an aggressive Illinois criminal defense attorney – and here’s why.


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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

What is the Illinois Sex Offender Registry?

If you’re found guilty of a sex crime, you’ll most likely have to include your name on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry – but what is that, and what kind of information does it include?


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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

What Should You Do if You've Already Been Arrested?

If you’re like many people, you’re aware when you make a mistake – and you know that working with a Chicago criminal defense attorney is one way to get the best possible outcome in your case.

So what happens if you’ve committed a crime, admitted to police or investigators that you’re guilty without your lawyer present, and now you’re concerned about what’s going to happen to you?


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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Credit Card Fraud: What You Need to Know

Credit card fraud is a serious crime in Illinois, and it's one that carries serious penalties. If you're charged with credit card fraud, here's what you need to know.


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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

DUI in Chicago: What to Do if You're Arrested

If you're arrested for driving under the influence, or DUI, in Chicago or the surrounding communities, don't panic. Get in touch with a Chicago DUI lawyer right away - your attorney can help preserve your rights and, if possible, challenge evidence that the prosecution has against you.


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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Holiday DUIs and Sobriety Checkpoints: What You Need to Know

During the holidays, Chicago and the surrounding communities see an uptick in DUI arrests – and it’s not uncommon for police to set up sobriety checkpoints or to pull people over on the slightest suspicion of drinking and driving. If you’ve been accused of DUI, you need to know that you could benefit from working with a Chicago DUI attorney.


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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Retail Theft Defense in Chicago

If you’re one of the many of people hit with retail theft charges in Chicago around the holidays, you may benefit from talking to a criminal defense lawyer who can help.


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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Murder Charges in Chicago: How You Can Help a Loved One Charged With Homicide

If someone you care about is facing a murder charge in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows, you can help by getting in touch with a homicide defense lawyer immediately.


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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Does Chicago Have the Strictest Gun Laws in the Country?

It’s been said that Chicago has the “toughest gun laws” in the country – but is that really true?

And more importantly, what happens to you if you’re caught with a gun you’re not supposed to have?


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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Why You Need an Assault Lawyer to Represent You in Court


Assault is a Class C misdemeanor in Illinois, and if you’re convicted, the penalty is up to 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,500. (The court may sentence you to perform between 30 and 120 hours of community service instead of jailing you or fining you, however.) Because a conviction stays on your record for life, it may make sense for you to talk to a Read more . . .


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

What is Racketeering?

Racketeering is a serious crime – and it’s one that carries heavy penalties if you’re convicted. Some aspects of racketeering can be considered a white collar crime because they’re nonviolent and are committed for financial gain. However, some aspects involve violence, drug trafficking, and other offenses.


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