If you’ve been cited by a law enforcement officer for a traffic violation, you don’t have to simply accept it. This guide tells you what you can do about traffic violations in Chicago. Traffic violations come with serious consequences, but with the help of an attorney, you may be able to fight the charge and…

If you violated probation – even if you haven’t yet received a notice from your probation officer yet – you could be in serious trouble. In the worst cases, probation officers request to send people back to jail. But all hope isn’t lost; there may be something you can do to explain your side of…

If you’re ever pulled over while driving in Illinois, there are a few things you should never do. This guide explains five of them – from arguing with the police to resisting arrest – and what could happen if you don’t follow these tips. 5 Things You Should Never Do During a Traffic Stop in…

If you’re like many people, you’ve found yourself in a sticky situation – you’ve gotten into some trouble with the law. It’s hard, but don’t let your worries take control. Instead, get in touch with a criminal defense attorney for a free case review. You can explain your situation, ask all kinds of questions, and…

If you’re like many people who have been accused of a crime in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows (or anywhere else in Illinois), you may be able to get out of jail on bond. But what does that mean, and what  happens if you violate a condition of your bond? This guide to bail bonds…

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…