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When charged with a federal crime such as healthcare fraud, you may understand that you need an attorney, but you may not know which type of attorney you need. Federal crimes are very different than state crimes. The case will … Continue reading

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Last year, the state of Illinois enacted a ban on hand-held cell phone use while driving, making it illegal to talk or text without the use of hands-free features. As the law is now a quarter of the way through … Continue reading

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As of July 9, 2013, Illinois residents must obtain a Concealed Carry License to carry a concealed firearm in the state. The Illinois State Police Department issues permits for the same. Under both federal and Illinois law, individuals are eligible … Continue reading

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Theft, robbery, and burglary are felonies in the state of Illinois unless the value of the property damaged or taken is less than $300. Furthermore, property crimes are classified either as misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the overall property value … Continue reading

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