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How to Get a Restricted License After a DUI

Published: Jun 16, 2017 in DUI, Legal Blog

If you get convicted of driving under the influence (DUI), the Illinois Secretary of State (SOS) will revoke your driver’s license for at least one year. Even if you beat the charges – or you never get charged at all – your initial DUI arrest…

How Much Will My Speeding Ticket Cost?

Published: Jun 09, 2017 in Legal Blog, Traffic, Traffic Violations

In Illinois, moving violations, or offenses that are committed in a moving vehicle, are taken very seriously. While many people think of speeding tickets as minor and inconsequential, they can lead to devastating consequences, such as license suspension, massive fines, and even time spent behind…

Defenses to Possession of Marijuana Charges

Published: May 31, 2017 in Drug Crimes, Legal Blog

According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), over 8.2 million people were arrested for marijuana crimes between 2001 and 2010. Of those who were arrested, 88 percent were charged with simple possession. While this crime seems relatively minor, it is harshly punished in the…