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…

Sex crimes are among the most serious crimes charged in Chicago and the suburbs – many of them are felonies, and nearly all of them require you to register as a sex offender if you’re convicted. But what should you do if you’re accused of a sex crime in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows? Find…

Any kind of sexual misconduct conviction on your record can be traumatic and life changing, but there are different terms that create a vast difference in sentencing – and many people view them differently, as well. Criminal Sexual Abuse vs. Criminal Sexual Assault Criminal sexual abuse and criminal sexual assault, according to Illinois law, are two very different…