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What You Don’t Know About Life on Parole

Published: Aug 25, 2017 in Criminal Defense, Legal Blog

Although you may have heard the term parole many times, you may not have a full understanding of the process of parole and what life on parole means to persons who are assigned this punishment. Are you currently on parole or headed toward a parole…

When Are Drug Crimes Considered Felonies?

Published: Aug 18, 2017 in Drug Crimes, Legal Blog

Drug offenses in the State of Illinois are considered serious and treated as such by the law, regardless of whether they involve marijuana possession, drug manufacturing, or drug trafficking. While some offenses are designated by the State as misdemeanors, others are categorized as felony drug…

Misdemeanor Sentencing Guidelines in Illinois

Published: Aug 11, 2017 in Criminal Defense, Legal Blog

Misdemeanors are crimes for which the maximum punishment is no more than one year in jail. Additionally, misdemeanor sentencing guidelines in Illinois often require a crime to be punished by a large fine and probation as well. While misdemeanors are not as serious as felonies,…