Retail Theft in Illinois

In Illinois, there are different levels of retail theft charges for which the punishments can differ. A punishment can increase from misdemeanor to felony after a theft exceeds a relatively low monetary value. Retail theft

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

  Under Illinois law, motorists being placed under arrest for Driving Under the Influence must be read their rights from a form called “Warning to Motorist.” Basically, this form states that if a subject refuses

Possession of Alcohol by a Minor It is illegal for a person under the age of 21 to transfer, possess or consume alcoholic liquor in the state of Illinois with a few exceptions. New laws

Stalking No Contact Order Illinois courts hold civil stalking no contact proceedings for persons who cannot obtain relief under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. The individual seeking the “no contact order” is known

Criminal Trespass In Illinois, there are at least seven (7) different subsections for criminal “trespass.”  Some of the statutes are: Criminal Trespass to Vehicles (720 ILCS 5/21-2);Criminal Trespass to Real Property (720 ILCS 5/21-3); Criminal Trespass

Illinois Traffic Ticket: Do I need to go to court? If you are charged with a traffic offense and receive an Illinois Traffic Ticket there a lot of issues you should consider before talking to

This Labor Day weekend when visiting friends or hosting a BBQ take extra precautions around unfamiliar pets. Illinois is among the Top 3 states for dog bite claims. According to Insurance Company State Farm statistics, Illinois had

About 50 U.S. dog bite related fatalities occur each year in the United States. Pit Bulls and Rottweilers account for about 75 percent deaths each year. Most dog bites are not catastrophic, but dogs bite

“Driving Under the Influence” is defined as operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, other drugs including cannabis (marijuana) prescribed for medical purposes, or intoxicating compounds and methamphetamine. In Illinois, a driver is legally