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I’ve been charged with a crime. What is my statute citation number? Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney

I’ve been charged with a crime. What is my statute citation number? Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Oftentimes people call my office with questions similar to this..., "I've been charged with 720 ILCS 550/4-B. Is that bad?" It's one thing to know generally what you've been charged with, but understanding your criminal charges specifically can give you greater understanding of the consequenc...
August 1, 2011
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Retail Theft – I’ve received a Civil Judgment – Retail Theft Lawyer Chicago

Retail Theft – I’ve received a Civil Judgment – Retail Theft Lawyer Chicago If you've been arrested for retail theft or shoplifting, not only will you have to deal with the criminal side of your case but the store which arrested you will also demand a civil or monetary settlement from you. Below is a breakdown of what the retail theft or shoplifting civil judgment is an...
June 29, 2011
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Pleading Guilty can lead to You Giving Up Your Rights – Chicago Criminal Lawyer

Pleading Guilty can lead to You Giving Up Your Rights – Chicago Criminal Lawyer Clients often think that the plea of guilty is the end of their criminal matter. Little do people know, is that by entering into a plea of guilty for supervision, conditional discharge or probation, you are agreeing to many conditions, some of which can waive your constitutitonal rights. In an o...
May 27, 2011
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Shoplifting/Retail Theft – First Time Offender’s Guide – Criminal Defense Attorney Skokie

Shoplifting/Retail Theft – First Time Offender’s Guide – Criminal Defense Attorney Skokie Being arrested or cited for retail theft/shoplifting under Illinois Criminal Statute 720 ILCS 5/16A-3 can lead to serious criminal, civil and economic consequences. A person arrested for the first time has the opportunity to protect themselves during their criminal case, as well as, in their fut...
April 28, 2011
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Criminal Defense Attorney – What is a misdemeanor?

Criminal Defense Attorney – What is a misdemeanor? Misdemeanor charges in Illinois are categorized into 3 different classes: Class A, Class B and Class C. Class A misdemeanors carry with them a possible sentence of up to 364 days in the county jail and a possible fine of up to $2500. Some class A misdemeanor charges include: battery 720 ILCS ...
March 25, 2011
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Retail Theft and shoplifting laws changes for 2011 – Chicago criminal attorney

Retail Theft and shoplifting laws changes for 2011 – Chicago criminal attorney         Retail theft or shoplifting is an offense that crosses age groups, socio-economic status and races. Recently, changes have been made to the theft laws here in Illinois. These changes favor defendants so it is vital a person knows what these changes are so...
March 19, 2011
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