Category Archives: Illinois Law

In a recent post on this blog, we discussed some of the online tactics used by police to track down individuals suspected of drug possession with intent to sell or intent to deliver. At our firm, we commonly hear questions … Continue reading

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There are many people who think that the graffiti is harmless. There are even some people who consider graffiti to be a form of artistic expression. Under Illinois law, however graffiti is considered a crime and depending on the circumstances, … Continue reading

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Under Illinois law, an order of protection, also sometimes referred to as a restraining order, is an order which prohibits a person accused of domestic violence from having contact with the alleged victim. There are three types of order of protections … Continue reading

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner recently signed a flurry of bills into law. Among the many approved bills were several which addressed juvenile justice issues. These new laws will take effect as of January 1, 2016. The first new law addresses … Continue reading

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“Happy days are here again,” or at least happy hours are. The ban on happy hour drink specials that has been in effect in Illinois since 1989 has been officially lifted. The repeal has been met with mixed reactions, with … Continue reading

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Under Illinois law, there are certain individuals– referred to as mandated reporters – who are required to report any suspected cases of child abuse or neglect to the authorities. Failure to report suspected abuse is a crime and the mandated … Continue reading

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An Illinois bill has passed both the Senate and the House is now awaiting the governor’s signature in order to put forth into law. Senate Bill 1688 amends the Illinois Vital Records Act to now allow prosecutors to request vital … Continue reading

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When people hear the phrase “driving under the influence,” they usually picture a person who is behind the wheel of a car or other vehicle. However, with summer’s impending arrival, another mode of transportation in which people can be charged … Continue reading

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