New Penalties for Revenge Porn Under SB 1507

There are a variety of burglary charges that defendants may encounter depending on the circumstances of their arrest. Let’s review a few of the most common types of burglary charges that individuals face in Illinois

There are a variety of factors that determine the type and severity of weapon charges a defendant may face in Illinois. Illinois has strict gun laws, but weapon charges are not limited to guns. According

The most serious misdemeanor offense you can face in Illinois is Domestic Battery (720 ILCS 5/12-3.2). Only a DUI (625 ILCS 5/11-503) may jeopardize your career, family circumstances, and personal life as much as a

In Illinois, defendants facing years of prison may not actually have to complete their entire sentence. Defendants are often eligible for sentence credit based on the completion of programs or services rendered while they are

In Illinois, a defendant charged with a felony criminal offense is entitled to a bond hearing to determine the amount of bail. A person charged with an offense is allowed counsel at the hearing at

Drug Possession Methorphan Illinois regularly prosecutes individuals who have sizzurp, lean, syrup, drank, barre, purple jelly, Texas tea, dirty Sprite, and Tsikuni. The prescription-strength cough syrups mixed with a carbonated beverage contains codeine and promethazine, not

Police body cameras will not be mandatory on January 1, 2016, but Public Act 99-0352 creates a policy for their use throughout the state of Illinois. Public Act 99-0352 is the nation’s most comprehensive piece

Federal Prison Release Starting today, the Federal Bureau of Prisons will release about 6,000 people convicted and serving time for drug crimes. Only about 1,000 inmates will be released directly from the penitentiary to their

Most of my clients do not have a lot of experience with the criminal justice system. In fact, when I sit down for an initial consultation to go over their prior arrest record almost half

Guilty Plea: What to expect? People enter the criminal justice system from a variety of different backgrounds. Statistically, most people charged with drunk driving a.k.a. influenced driving a.k.a. driving under the influence of drugs or

Most of the time defendants feel that they are overcharged and many times they are right. Other times, clients feel that their conduct was not as “bad” as the charge sounds. One example of this

Fenbert & Associates represents men, women and juveniles charged marijuana possession, cannabis possession, and other drug offenses. We are experienced and aggressive attorneys, ready to challenge the stop, frisk and/or search the defendant’s person, vehicle

How can we help with Traffic Ticket? Fenbert & Associates defends men and women with traffic tickets all across Chicago and Cook County, Du Page County, Will County, McHenry County and Kane County. Mr. Fenbert