Archive, December 2013.

Since stories about identity theft have become increasingly popular in the media, the laws regarding this crime have also evolved to include different types of identity theft. Knowing exactly what this crime entails could be important for your case if you have been charged with identity theft. Of course, each case is different and the best thing you can do for your situation is to obtain an Illinois criminal lawyer right away. A person can be charged with identity theft when authorities believe that he or she has knowingly does one of the following: Uses personal identifying information …

Most of us have been there – you are on your way somewhere, running late of course, and you see those flashing blue and red lights in your rear view mirror. There’s nothing quite like that feeling of guilty dread. As a licensed driver in Illinois, it is important to be familiar with all of the traffic violations and penalties that exist, so as to avoid hearing those words, “License and registration, please.” Illinois uses a point system to assess driving records. Under this system, you will receive a certain number of points on your driving record (depending on the offense) if you …

The laws and penalties for Illinois DUI arrests vary from year to year. Each year, lawmakers review the current laws and trends, leading to an overwhelming increase in the severity of punishments, fines, counseling, and court costs. Your Illinois DUI Lawyer must be current on these sentencing provisions and make certain that you are sentenced according to the provisions that are most lenient and advantageous to you.
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Most adults are stressed during the holidays.  That explains why road rage is more common now than other times of the year.  Long commutes, packed parking lots, inclement weather are all factors that increase road rage.  Unfortunately drinking and driving is another contributing factor. On Black Friday, a Streamwood man succumbed to road rage.  52-year-old Joseph M. Maloney was driving erratically around 4 pm.  He hit a curb with his red 1998 Pontiac sedan and swerved in his lane.  When he paused at a stop sign, another motorist had some unfriendly advice for …