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Your Criminal Defense Lawyer and Your Defenses

One of the inherent differences of criminal charges against civil lawsuits is that the evidence against you in the former must be able to withstand the test of the burden of proof. In civil cases, there is no need to prove beyond reasonable doubt that you committed the offense. What is enough is that there […]

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Criminal No More: Expunging a Felony Charge

Once convicted of a crime, always a criminal, right? Not necessarily so. There are cases when you can actually have that criminal record stricken off forever and it’s called expunging a felony record. Sometimes, criminal cases arise out of a misunderstanding and it is unfair to carry that all your life and get deprived of […]

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Drunk Driving in Illinois: Implied Consent Theory, DUI Offenses, and Penalties

If you’ve been arrested for driving under influence (DUI) in Illinois, it’s important to understand your state laws. If an arresting officer stops you due to suspicious driving behavior, you’ll have to undergo a blood alcohol test. The test may check your breath, urine, or blood and will confirm your exact intoxication level. The Implied […]