Unlawful Use of Firearms in Illinois

The Chicago Tribune reported a sharp spike in gun sales this month. Permit applications have increased by 501%. Between June 1 and June 17, more than 42,000 Illinois residents submitted a Firearms Owners Identification (FOID) card application. A person in possession of a firearm without a permit could face criminal unlawful use of firearms charges.…

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Institutional Vandalism and Property Damage Charges

The recent country-wide protests and marches in support of the Black Lives Matter movement have caused a sharp increase in vandalism. Parties from all sides of the issues at hand have been arrested. In Illinois, there are several different types of vandalism charges offenders could face. If you or someone you know has been arrested…

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Theft is the Most Common Criminal Charge in Illinois

Theft, also known as larceny, is one of the most common criminal offenses in the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois. Sentencing and penalties for theft offenses vary drastically depending on the value of the stolen property and how the offender obtained it. High value items and violent circumstances typically result in greater…

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