You Snooze You Lose

What the law says. You may be shocked to know that the law in Illinois actually punishes intoxicated individuals who decide to sleep in their cars after consuming alcohol over the legal limit. That is, when someone has a couple … Continue reading

The Importance of a DUI Attorney in Illinois

The penalties for a DUI conviction are the same all across Illinois, and they become significantly more severe with each one. Regardless of the circumstances of your DUI arrest, from Waukegan to Berwyn, a DUI lawyer can help you understand … Continue reading

Statutory Summary Suspension in Illinois

When an Illinois driver is arrested for a DUI, the arresting officer will prepare a “Law Enforcement Sworn Report,” and the offender is given a copy of a document entitled “Notice of Summary Suspension.” This document gives the offender notice … Continue reading

5 Benefits of Hiring a Debt Collection Attorney

If you have debtors who have fallen behind on payment, it is time to consider hiring a debt collection attorney. If you’re a bank or large institution, it’s paramount for you to recover any debt. Below are some benefits of … Continue reading

How to Handle a DUI Case

Receiving a charge for driving under the influence can be troublesome. Depending on your personal history and the state you live in, getting charged with driving under the influence can lead to license suspension, fines, and even incarceration. No matter … Continue reading

Understanding Criminal Charges in Illinois

Criminal charges are brought by the state against a defendant for the act of a crime. If you’ve been charged with a crime in Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Cook, or any other county across Illinois, it is important to understand the … Continue reading

Champaign Criminal Attorney for Underage Drinking Tickets

Have you or someone you know been arrested for underage drinking or underage drinking and driving? If so, it may be time to contact a lawyer. If it is your first offense for underage drinking, a Champaign DUI attorney or … Continue reading

5 Free Legal Resources

Making the decision to represent yourself in a legal matter can seem daunting, if not impossible. How will you know what to file? When to file? Is there someone you can ask for help, and not be charged a fee? … Continue reading

5 Things to Consider Before Hiring an Attorney

Whether you are hiring an attorney for civil, criminal, individual, family, or business needs, the following are important considerations to ensure that you get what you want—and what you pay for. 1. First, identify your needs. Consider what type of … Continue reading

How to find the Right Lawyer in Illinois

Finding the right lawyer for you is not easy.  There are tens of thousands of them.  Complicating matters is that they have different styles ranging from bookworms to fire-breathing dragons.  This, coupled with the many practice areas and jurisdictions, makes … Continue reading