• What Happens If I Violate the Terms of My Probation

    Probation Violations in O'Fallon, Illinois In the state of Illinois, if you violate the terms of your probation, you may go to jail, but not always. The court has a few options at its discretion when it comes to dealing with probation violators. The court can allow you to just continue serving out the probation period with no enhanced penalties. The court may also lengthen or modify your [...]

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    What are the Different Types of Thefts & Punishments?

    Different Classifications of Theft & Punishments in Belleville IL Theft in Illinois has been classified under two major categories of a felony and petty offense. The name of the former may imply that the crime is negligible. However, both types attract hefty punishments ranging from hefty fines, jail time, and a permanent criminal record. Below is a classification of theft offenses and the[...]

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    What to Do If You Get Pulled Over Under The Influence?

    Driving under the influence? You are driving, and suddenly you get pulled over by a cop. Shortly you get arrested and charged with driving under the influence. What do you do? It is at this time that you require to call a DUI or DWI law office for advice on ramifications and rights from your actions. Our law office at Granite City, IL, will assist you in decision making in the event of DUI or [...]

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    How to Get a Traffic Ticket Expunged From Your Record

    Expunge a traffic ticket from your record To expunge a traffic ticket means that the ticket is removed entirely from your driving record. The primary purpose of erasing the ticket is to keep insurance companies from charging you excess premiums because of the traffic ticket conviction. If you have to pay the fine, it is the same as a conviction, and even then, it is a much higher risk as far as [...]

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    Collinsville, IL Domestic Violence FAQs

    Here’s what you need to know about domestic violence lawsuits Unfortunately, most of us know someone that’s been affected by domestic violence. Additionally, we hear the term bandied about in the media today, and many of us never take the time to think about the term, what it means and what it may mean for ourselves. However, due to the nature of this term and its prevalence as a societal [...]

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