What to Do If Arrested for a DUI in Chicago?

Posted by Mitch Furman | Jan 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

Being arrested for a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) can be a traumatic and overwhelming experience. It's important to remember that you have rights and there are steps you can take to handle the situation effectively. Here's what you should do if you find yourself in this difficult situation: ...

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How To Find The Right Misdemeanor Crime Lawyer in Chicago

Posted by Mitch Furman | Jan 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

If you find yourself facing a misdemeanor charge in Chicago, it's important to seek the help of a qualified misdemeanor crime lawyer to protect your rights and navigate the legal process. A misdemeanor may not carry the same severe consequences as a felony, but it's still a serious matter that ca...

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Duties of Felony Crime Defense Lawyer

Posted by Mitch Furman | Jan 10, 2024 | 0 Comments

When facing a felony charge, it is essential to have a strong defense strategy in place. This is where a felony crime defense lawyer comes in. These legal professionals specialize in representing individuals who have been accused of serious criminal offenses. If you find yourself in such a situat...

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Assault Charges in Illinois

Posted by Mitch Furman | Dec 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

Assault charges are a serious matter in any state, but in Illinois, they can carry severe penalties. If you or someone you know is facing assault charges in Illinois, it's important to understand the laws and potential consequences. In this article, we'll discuss what constitutes assault in Illin...

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Things to Know About Battery Laws in Illinois

Posted by Mitch Furman | Dec 09, 2023 | 0 Comments

Battery laws in Illinois are designed to protect individuals from physical harm and ensure that those responsible for causing bodily harm are held accountable for their actions. In Illinois, battery is codified under 720 ilcs 5/12-3 as knowingly causing bodily harm to another individual or makin...

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Gun Case Lawyer in Chicago

Posted by Mitch Furman | Dec 08, 2023 | 0 Comments

Gun possession charges in Illinois can range anywhere from a Class A Misdemeanor to the most extreme of Felonies. If you're caught with a weapon in Chicago, you may be facing a Class X felony if you have previously been convicted as a felon. Even if your previous conviction has nothing to do with...

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What Is an Order of Protection?

Posted by Mitch Furman | Feb 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

Order of Protection are civil but carry criminal penalties. There are different types of order of protection, "no contact by any means" and "no stalking," orders of protection. The can be put in place for up to 2 years.

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Everything You Need To Know About Overweight Tickets

Posted by Mitch Furman | Apr 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Most commercial trucks are subject to Illinois' overweight truck laws, and drivers face costly penalties for any violations. Aside from potentially an expensive fine, there are other consequences a driver and trucking company may face: jail time, late arrivals, and damaged customer relationships....

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Are Field Sobriety Tests Reliable?

Posted by Mitch Furman | Dec 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

When you have been pulled over by a highway patrol officer, it is important to realize that they are first acting on suspicion only. They do not know if you are actually driving under the influence (DUI) or not, and they will need to figure that out. How can they do this? Field sobriety and brea...

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Prostitution Crimes in Chicago

Posted by Mitch Furman | Dec 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

If movies and the media are to be believed, the criminal act of prostitution is a sex crime that occurs only if a sexual favor is purchased using currency. This is, however, not the case in reality. Prostitution is actually performing, or agreeing to perform, a sexual activity for anything of va...

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What are Police Observation Devices?

Posted by Mitch Furman | Oct 07, 2015 | 0 Comments

In many science-fiction movies that depict a harsh or dystopian future, the government and law enforcement agencies keep a constant watch on its citizens through robotic eyes stationed around the city. As farfetched and futuristic as this might seem, the city of Chicago has been relying on simila...

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