Criminal Defense in Illinois

The most common questions we get when someone is arrested in Chicago or anywhere else in Cook County are as follows:

  1. Who is the best Chicago criminal defense lawyer near me?
  2. What’s it going to cost me?

I’ve had other posts on who the best is. Briefly, it depends on which court you are going

Most speeding tickets in Illinois are a nuisance, but not that big of a deal legally speaking.  If you are over 21 and have a clean driving record, you almost never need a lawyer for a ticket that’s something like 73 in a 55.  You can do traffic school and get the ticket off your

A recent caller to my office had a relative charged with a felony and told me that they wanted to hire the “best criminal lawyer in Chicago.”  He wanted to know who I recommended and made clear that money was no object.

I get this type of call a lot. There is a quick and

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A big part of any community is those who are dedicated to serving and protecting

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Getting arrested can be really scary, especially in Chicago.  Most misdemeanor charges can be punishable by up to a year in jail and felonies can

Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day which is celebrated through out the world, but is like New Years and the 4th of July rolled in to one in Chicago.  There are tons of parades, parties and bar specials this weekend.  When you add in college basketball, the occasional warm weather and Opening Day around the corner,

Recording a police officer is illegal, right? Not anymore. According to an amended Illinois law 720 ILCS 5/14-1, citizens now have the right to record any police officer without their consent. Apparently this amendment is a step in a good direction, however there are some areas that citizens need to be aware of before they

A common request we get when people call us looking for an attorney referral is to find a “cost effective” lawyer. We get that. We don’t like to spend more than we have to on anything.

That said, lawyers in Illinois, at least the ones that we know, do not work on a sliding scale