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Apr. 8 2021

Your Checklist to Illinois Criminal Record Expungement

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Your Checklist to Illinois Criminal Record Expungement

Being arrested and charged with a criminal offense can be a scary and intimidating experience. No matter what, it produces a criminal record – even if you are never charged or found not guilty.

This means some innocent people who …

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Apr. 8 2021

How an Illinois DUI Stop Can Lead to Drug Possession Charges

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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How an Illinois DUI Stop Can Lead to Drug Possession Charges

Getting stopped for a suspected DUI is no fun, but neither are the consequences if the police find more than they bargained for in a stop.

An Oak Park driver discovered just how much things can go awry. They were …

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Mar. 26 2021

Break Chicago’s Spring Travel Orders, Face Disorderly Conduct Charges

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Break Chicago's Spring Travel Orders, Face Disorderly Conduct Charges

COVID-19 has changed the way people operate, including how they travel. These days, many destinations require negative COVID tests within so many days of arrival or a quarantine period once you arrive – including Chicago.

Recently, the city of Chicago …

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Mar. 26 2021

Reasons Why You Might Be Disqualified from an IL CDL

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Reasons Why You Might Be Disqualified from an IL CDL

A Commercial Drivers License, often referred to as a CDL, puts the holder under a much higher level of scrutiny than other drivers. That’s why getting a CDL violation can be such a big deal for those who depend on …

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Mar. 12 2021

IL Domestic Violence: Signs You May Be Crossing the Line

Posted By: Sami Azhari

IL Domestic Violence: Signs You May Be Crossing the Line

Domestic violence is a matter watched very closely by the state of Illinois. If you are accused of perpetrating domestic violence, then you can face some serious legal penalties.

Of course, every case of domestic violence is different. One surefire …

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Mar. 3 2021

Do I Have Access to Cook County’s Special Prostitution Court?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Do I Have Access to Cook County's Special Prostitution Court?

Prostitution is often seen as a victimless crime, but that’s simply not the case. In many situations, the women involved in prostitution are victims themselves.

They may have mental health issues, addiction issues, be the victims of human traffickers, or …

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Mar. 3 2021

IDOT Worker Faces Forgery Charges with Fake Dr. Notes

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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IDOT Worker Faces Forgery Charges with Fake Dr. Notes

Sometimes what may not seem like a serious crime to you is a very serious one in the eyes of the law. And that’s what one IDOT worker has found out.

A supervisor at the Illinois Department of Transportation was …

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Feb. 19 2021

Citizen’s Arrest: Does It Really Happen in Illinois?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Citizen's Arrest: Does It Really Happen in Illinois?

Citizen’s arrest: It may be something you’ve only ever heard on your favorite television crime drama. You may even be wondering whether it’s a real thing!

The truth is that citizen’s arrests can happen and probably even do – even …

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Feb. 11 2021

It’s Not Just Sex Offenders Required to Register with Illinois

Posted By: Sami Azhari

It's Not Just Sex Offenders Required to Register with Illinois

Almost everyone is familiar with the Sex Offender Registry, the registry where those convicted of certain sex crimes must record their information as a matter of public record as a means to keep the public safe.

Have you heard of …

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Feb. 11 2021

Don’t Ignore the Purple Paint! You Could Be Found Trespassing in IL

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Don't Ignore the Purple Paint! You Could Be Found Trespassing in IL

When you’re outdoors having fun, it’s easy to notice a sign that denotes private property where no trespassing is allowed.

You may not be aware, however, there’s one law that may make understanding where you legally can and cannot be …

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