Diversion Programs in Illinois

If you find yourself in legal trouble, you might have no idea what to do next. The court may offer you the chance to plead guilty, or perhaps you will go to trial. Regardless of the choices in front of you, the court may offer

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Factors That May Mitigate Your DUI Charges and Penalties

Two people charged with driving under the influence (DUI) may not receive the same penalties even if the court convicts both of them. Mitigating and aggravating circumstances exist that determine the charges and penalties each DUI suspect gets. Below are some of the mitigating factors

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Beyond Incarceration: Other Ways a DUI Can Affect Your Life

For many people, the risk of incarceration is the worst consequence of a driving under the influence (DUI) conviction. While prison time does sound horrible, other consequences of a DUI conviction exist whether you serve time or not. The following are some of these consequences.

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The Legalities of Sexting in Illinois

One of the challenges posed by new technology is the creation of laws surrounding the new ways of the world. Technology has the potential to solve many problems in society today, but it can also cause more problems to pop up. Sexting is one of

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Incomplete Crimes: What They Are and How They Affect You

Many crimes fall under the category of inchoate or incomplete crimes. These are crimes someone may plan, agree to commit, or request someone else carry out. In all these cases, the ensuing crime doesn’t have to occur. The incomplete crime itself can represent a crime.

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