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Felonies

Jun. 5 2019

Did You Know that Illinois Has Two Felony Theft Thresholds?

Did You Know that Illinois Has Two Felony Theft Thresholds?
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Theft is a common criminal offense, but one that can have major legal ramifications. That said, some theft crimes are more serious than others. Minor details (like which exit you use if you shoplift) can have a huge effect on the legal consequences you could face. Like many states, Illinois [...]
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Mar. 17 2019

A Breakdown of Illinois Felony Charges and Penalties

A Breakdown of Illinois Felony Charges and Penalties
Posted By: Sami Azhari

In Illinois, there are three types of crimes: petty offenses, misdemeanors, and felonies. Petty offenses are minor violations punishable only by fines. The next level is misdemeanors, which are punishable by up to one year in jail. Finally, the most serious category of offenses is felonies. [...]
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Jul. 5 2016

WHAT IS THE FELONY PROCEDURE IN ILLINOIS?

WHAT IS THE FELONY PROCEDURE IN ILLINOIS?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

There are principally three types of crimes in Illinois. The most minor violation is called a petty offense. This type of violation can be punished only by the imposition of a fine. The next level is a misdemeanor. In Illinois, these can range from a Class C which carries a maximum of 30 days in [...]
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