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Using Self-Defense in a Criminal Trial

Published: Mar 31, 2017 in Criminal Defense, Legal Blog

Everyone is aware that they have a legal right to protect themselves from attacks against their person or their home. However, the law regarding the use of self-defense varies from state to state and each state can have different rules on how the concept of…

Plea Bargain Options in DUI Cases

Published: Mar 29, 2017 in DUI, Legal Blog

When someone is charged with a crime, often their first instinct is to want to challenge the charges and prove their innocence at trial. However, taking a case to trial also creates the possibility of being sentenced to the most severe criminal penalties if the…

Use of Social Media in Criminal Trials

Published: Mar 27, 2017 in Criminal Defense, Legal Blog

Social media has become an integral part of daily life. With so much information about daily activities being broadcast or made available electronically through platforms such as Facebook and Twitter it creates mountains of potential evidence for the prosecution to use at a criminal trial….

Avoiding a DUI on St. Patrick’s Day

Published: Mar 16, 2017 in DUI, Legal Blog

March 17 may seem like just another day to many people. However, many cities celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like it’s a full-blown holiday. They celebrate in style, with everything from parades to green beer. In fact, Chicago was voted as one of the best places…