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Is Battery A Felony?

In Illinois, battery is considered a misdemeanor, but it can be updated to a felony charge or aggravated assault if certain conditions are met. To fu

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Plea Negotiations and Agreements

In the criminal justice system in Illinois, a plea bargain can be reached at any time before a verdict is set. Plea deals are fairly common during thi

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Warrants and Illegal Searches

The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects every citizen from unlawful warrants and illegal searches from police in Illinois. In fact, you

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How a DUI Lawyer Can Help You

DUI laws are unsympathetic across the U.S., but in Illinois, laws are downright harsh - and for good reason. According to the National Highway Traffi

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Expunging my Criminal Record

Many individuals look for either sealing or expunging their criminal records to start a new life. Expunging records destroys criminal records from the

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What Are the Penalties for Arson?

In Illinois, arson is one of the most serious crimes punishable by multiple penalties and jail time. Arson crimes generally refer to any crimes carrie

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The Defense for Stalking Charges

Stalking has always been considered a misconduct, but it becomes more perceptible due to the advent of social media and the latest technologies, which

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Racial Profiling By Police

Racial profiling is prevailing significantly in different parts of the world, and the United States is no exception. It is a discriminatory practice t

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Prescription Fraud Attorney

What is Prescription Fraud?

Primarily, forging or misusing a prescription constitutes as prescription fraud. Under the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, prescription fraud is a

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Drug Crime Attorney

How to Avoid Felony Drug Charges

A significant portion of the American population consumes different types of drugs for recreational purposes. While alcoholic beverages can be legally

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Felony or Not?

In the United States, criminal offenses are generally divided into two main categories: felonies and misdemeanors. These terms are often used intercha

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