A DUI arrest is a time to be careful about talking.

DUI: To Talk or Not to Talk – That is the Question

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.”[…]

Illinois Concealed Carry and DUI Law: The Confusion – Daniel Kay, Attorney

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[…]

Attorney Daniel Kay, Southern Illinois

On Being An Attorney

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[…]

Acquittal victory - Danil Kay, Attorney

Client Aquitted at Jury Trial

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[…]

Prohibited Areas Under Concealed Carry

Illinois’ concealed carry legislation allows people who want to carry a concealed weapon the freedom to do so, but with this freedom comes additional burdens and responsibilities as they must exercise greater situational awareness in order to remain in compliance with the law. The concealed carry legislation is found at 430 ILCS 66 et. seq.[…]