Divorce property – How is property divided during a divorce? What is transmutation? Watch this short video and learn more about the division of property during a divorce. Understanding Illinois can be difficult, but if you would like to see some of the laws that govern the division of property, look here. The complexity of the[…]
Curious about the different categories of criminal offenses and what they mean? In this short video, the differences between felony, misdemeanor, and petty offenses are explained.
Divorce time: Can it take less time? You have entered the black hole known as ‘divorce time.’ When it comes to the process of a divorce, there really is no definite answer on how long it will take. The duration of it depends on the parties themselves. Think of it like a book with the[…]
When you have a court appearance scheduled, it can be difficult to understand how it fits into your case. Each type of court appearance serves a specific function. You need to prepare differently for each one. These short videos can help you understand the different types of court appearances and why they are important to[…]
Busted for DUI? Should you cooperate? There has long been an idea encircling run-ins with law enforcement – that is, in the event of a potential arrest for a DUI or any other offense, you shouldn’t cooperate or talk to the police. The truth is that it’s more complicated than a simple “yes” or “no.”[…]
Double Jeopardy: Drinking and the New Concealed Carry Law Come January as Illinois’ new CC (concealed carry law roles into full effect there are bound to be a host of questions as the newly minted licensee start interacting with police, businesses and members of the general public. During a recent phone call with State Representative[…]
I’ve often been asked why I like being an attorney. It hasn’t been for the money. It hasn’t been for the prestige. But it has been for the relationships. When I see my clients, I don’t see them when they are happy. I see them when they are going through a divorce or dealing with[…]
I am proud to announce the acquittal of one of my clients of theft charges after a two day jury trial in Jefferson County. The client was facing 4-10 years in prison if convicted due to her prior criminal record. She was acquitted of all charges today. The trial was presided over by Circuit Court[…]