When Illinois enacted the most sweeping expungement and sealing reform in the nation to date, individuals with a DUI on their criminal history were left out in the cold. These sweeping changes in the law did not include eligibility for DUI sealing or expungement.
According to the Illinois Supreme Court, stun guns and tasers can be carried anywhere in Illinois. For now. Don’t be surprised if the Illinois Legislature changes this at the behest of various special interest lobbyists paying more attention to this new case than the politicians themselves.
MC was facing serious time. 45-Life to be exact. Charged with 1st Degree Murder, MC needed a law firm willing to fight for his life if he ever wanted a chance at freedom. He called Robert Callahan & Associates & from the moment the firm took up MC’s defense, MC knew he was in the […]
CAN THE POLICE MAKE YOU GIVE UP YOUR PHONE PASSWORD? NO Cell phones these days do more than just call your friends and families. They’re a virtual blueprint of our daily lives constantly recording in our pocket. Think about it. On your phone there’s a record of the places you’ve been, people you call, people […]
WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT? AKA DO YOU NEED TO HIRE A CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY? Bad nights. Bad decisions. Sometimes that can result in searching the internet for a criminal defense attorney. It doesn’t make you a criminal, but it does make you someone who needs a lawyer. If you woke up in jail for any […]
CHICAGO STYLE FIREARMS Illegal guns are all over Chicago. In 2018 alone, the Chicago Police seized over 9,500 illegal firearms. That was the largest amount seized in 5 years and a 9% increase from the previous year. Despite this, police in Chicago seize more illegal guns annually than in New York City and Los Angeles […]Gun Charges, Gun Felony in Illinois, gun laws in Chicago
According to FoxNews Chicago & Cook County prosecutors, one lifelong Chicagoan gave this explanation during one of the first aggravated unlawful use of a weapon (AUUW) arrests of 2019 in the city. Even if he has a point, he’s got a problem: he’s a convicted felon. Felons caught with a gun in Chicago face 3-7 […]aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, AUUW, Gun Charges, POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, UUW
Class X Felony ARSON – DISMISSED AW was looking at serious time on a serious offense. A class X, Aggravated Arson. Having no criminal history, spending most his life as a family man, AW couldn’t believe the situation he was in. He knew he was innocent. He knew he didn’t set any fire. He even […]
CRASHED & CONFUSED? LEFT THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT? WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT? Getting into an accident is no fun. If you are lucky enough to be able to walk away, or even better drive away, don’t. The law requires you to immediately stop. You cannot leave the scene of an accident. But […]leaving the scene of an accident
AGGRAVATED (FELONY) DUI VICTORY/NOT GUILTY CS was facing possible prison on a felony DUI charge. There was no choice but to go to trial and win. The risks were high and the odds long, CS was stopped by the police after being seen passed out in her vehicle at a busy intersection. After following […]DUI, DUI Illinois, FELONY DUI