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In these days of ready access to webcams, cell phones and live video streaming, Illinois law has laid down some limits. Ignoring those limits can cost you criminal charges. Under 720 ILCS 5/26-4, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony if you knowingly make [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2019
Source Skokie Criminal Lawyer
In reviewing a traffic ticket or DUI, the court generally reviews all the facts of your case. In some situations, the type of road you were driving on may become important. For example, does an officer have probable cause to stop you for improper lane usage if the road [...]
Thu, Sep 19, 2019
Source DUI Lawyer Skokie
After getting in trouble at school, your minor child was questioned by police. You were not present, and your child was scared and started talking. What are your child's rights? Under 705 ILCS 405/5-401.5, your child's statement is presumed inadmissible as evidence if an officer or other [...]
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
Source Skokie Criminal Lawyer
When you are arrested for DUI, the police must read you the Warnings to Motorists, but this is not the same as your Miranda rights. The Illinois Secretary of State will try to automatically suspend your driver's license on the 46th day after your arrest for DUI. The [...]
Fri, Aug 30, 2019
Source DUI Lawyer Skokie
You must be fit to stand trial before you can be prosecuted. You must also be fit before sentencing or entering a plea agreement. Under Illinois law, you are not considered fit if you cannot assist in your defense or understand the nature and purposes of the proceedings [...]
Wed, Aug 28, 2019
Source Skokie Criminal Lawyer
The officer pulled you over for speeding. He ran a check of your license and issued the ticket. But the officer asked you to not to leave quite yet. You were forced to wait while the officer ran some checks or maybe brought in a narcotics dog. [...]
Fri, Aug 23, 2019
Source DUI Lawyer Skokie
You were just curious, so you called a government office and started asking questions. You wanted to know how they handle threats involving guns or bombs. Something in the nature of your questions spooked the office manager, and now you have been charged with disorderly conduct. Were [...]
Sat, Aug 17, 2019
Source Skokie Criminal Lawyer
If you hear a siren or see the flashing lights of an emergency vehicle, it should go without saying that you have to clear the way. Illinois requires that you move to the right side curb until the vehicle passes. If the emergency vehicle is stopped and flashing its lights, [...]
Mon, Aug 05, 2019
Source DUI Lawyer Skokie
You saw the school bus, but you honestly didn't see the stop sign extending from it. So you drove past the bus, and next thing you know, a police car signaled you to pull over. You would never intentionally disobey a school bus sign, and the whole thing [...]
Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Source North Shore School Law
Your son has been dating a16-year-old girl from his high school for several months. Although you cautioned him about premarital sex, everything you said went in one ear and out the other. To make matters worse, her father found out right after your son turned 18. Now he is [...]
Fri, Apr 05, 2019
Source North Shore School Law
Your child's school mailed you a letter, which came back as “undeliverable.” From that, the school inferred that you really live outside their district. They had an inspector watch your home, and now they are threatening to kick out your child and stick you with the bill. Once you [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source North Shore School Law
Your school district no longer believes your child is a legal resident, and so a school inspector is coming for a home visit. Embarrassed by the trash and dirty socks, you nag your child to clean up his or her room. Well, not so fast! This is the [...]
Tue, Jan 15, 2019
Source North Shore School Law