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Does Illinois Law Allow a Victim to Drop Domestic Violence Charges?

Illinois has very strict domestic violence laws. These laws provide specific requirements for the police and the court system. If law enforcement receives a call for a domestic dispute and finds evidence of domestic battery, they are legally obligated to make an arrest. In Illinois, neither the accused nor the alleged victim has any control… Continue reading Does Illinois Law Allow a Victim to Drop Domestic Violence Charges?

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Before You Drive

Getting behind the wheel (or back behind the wheel after a DUI or other license suspension) means getting all your ducks in a row. Here is everything you need to know to make sure you can drive. View Article Here

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Illinois House Bill Creates Path to Sealed DUI Convictions

When it comes to driving under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicating compounds, the laws of Illinois are among the toughest in the nation. Under current state law, DUIs remain on a person’s record for life. Even with decades of clean driving since being guilty of a DUI, a person’s ability to rent housing… Continue reading Illinois House Bill Creates Path to Sealed DUI Convictions

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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious matter, and is experienced by all demographic groups. Attorney Daniel Nold has experience advocating for individuals on both sides of the equation: those who have been accused of domestic violence, as well as victims of domestic violence. It takes years of training and hearing experience to perfect the tools to… Continue reading Domestic Violence

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Can You Get a DUI for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in Illinois?

Most individuals are aware that driving under the influence of alcohol could result in a DUI. However, marijuana DUIs are not as commonly discussed.   You can absolutely get a DUI for driving under the influence of marijuana. As of January 1 2020, buying and selling recreational marijuana became legal in Illinois. It is not considered a… Continue reading Can You Get a DUI for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in Illinois?

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Speeding Could Lead to a Criminal Record in Illinois

If you drive more than 26 mph over the speed limit in Illinois, it is defined as Aggravated Speeding under Illinois law. An Aggravated Speeding charge is NOT a petty offense. It is a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, depending on the speed. This means that a conviction of Aggravated Speeding causes a criminal… Continue reading Speeding Could Lead to a Criminal Record in Illinois

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