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Petty Theft vs. Felony Theft in Illinois

Published: Jan 27, 2017 in Legal Blog, Theft

There are two basic categories of theft in Illinois: petty theft and felony theft. While one may sound more serious than the other, both offenses involve harsh penalties. From fines, jail time, court fees, a permanent criminal record, and the obligation to pay back the…

How to Avoid the Harshest DUI Penalties

Published: Jan 20, 2017 in DUI, Legal Blog

After being arrested for a DUI, you immediately have to face the consequences of the incident, whether or not you were actually over the legal limit. Once you are arrested and booked for the DUI, you have to obtain bail to get out of jail….

Zero Tolerance (Underage) BAC Limit

Published: Dec 28, 2016 in DUI, Legal Blog

Illinois is a zero tolerance state, which means that any driver under the age of 21 caught with any measurable amount of alcohol in his or her system will face criminal and administrative sanctions. Illinois and other states have enacted these stringent underage drinking and…