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Claiming Self Defense In A Chicago Domestic Violence Case

This is my fourth post in my series on defending yourself against domestic violence allegations in Chicago courtrooms. My last post discussed defending against false claims of domestic abuse. As with many crimes of violence, you may have a claim of self-defense if you did not instigate the physical altercation. However, making a self-defense claim […]
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Defending Against False Domestic Violence Allegations in Chicago, Illinois

This is my third post in my continuing series on defending against domestic assault charges in Chicago. My last post covered the process one faces with domestic violence charges. Many people find their lives entirely disrupted by allegations from an intimate partner. Police arrive, parents are separated from children and criminal protective orders prevent any […]
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The Process Chicago Residents Face After Arrest For Domestic Violence

This is the second post in my series of regarding arrests for domestic violence and issues which arise in court. My last post gave a general overview of what to expect upon arrest. This article will explain the process which Chicago residents may expect after being arrested for such an offense. Once you are charged […]
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What Chicago Residents Should Expect When Arrested For Domestic Violence

This is my first post in a series on domestic violence arrests in Chicago, Illinois. Domestic violence charges can stem from family relationships or relationships with dating or sexual partners. Any offensive or harmful touching can lead to a charge if police become involved. These charges most commonly arise between sexual partners. This series will […]
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Handling Prescription Drug Charges In Chicago, Illinois – Series Recap

This is the last post in my series on defending against prescription drug crimes in Chicago, Illinois. I covered reasons to take prescription drug charges seriously, related charges which you may be unaware of, as well as search and seizure issues which impact prescription drug cases. In summary, if you are charged with crimes involving […]
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What Chicago Residents Arrested For Prescription Drug Crimes Should Know About Search and Seizure

This is my third post in my series regarding prescription drug charges in Chicago, Illinois. My last post stressed the need to take prescription drug charges seriously. Frequently, people face drug charges after being arrested on the street. It is important to understand your rights regarding search and seizure. The Fourth Amendment to the United […]
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Chicago, Illinois Residents Need To Take Prescription Drug Charges Seriously

This is the second post in my series on defending against prescription drug crimes in the Chicago area. As I mentioned in my initial post, the penalties for these crimes in Illinois can be quite harsh. This is especially true if the charge involves minors, pregnant women, or a history of drug use or trafficking. […]
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Chicago Residents Need An Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney to Defend Against Charges Involving Prescription Drugs

This is the first in a series on defending against prescription drug charges. Many people feel that prescription drug cases are less serious than “street” drug cases. It is important that Chicago residents realize this is not true and they need to take any criminal charges seriously. Over the next few posts we will cover […]
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Why Personal Injury Settlement Calculators Do Not Work

What kind of compensation can you expect in settlement of your personal injury case? That is a very common question that accident victims have, and a very fair one too. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t a very simple one, and your attorney will take multiple factors into consideration before arriving at a final determination of the […]
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