Category Archives: Probation

Federal probation works just like probation in the state of Illinois. If someone is convicted of a federal crime, the judge may place them on probation in conjunction with a sentence in a federal prison. A judge may also determine … Continue reading

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Not everyone convicted of a crime in Illinois is found guilty and sentenced to jail or prison. Depending on a person’s criminal record and the nature of their offense, there is a chance for some to be sentenced to what … Continue reading

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Effective January 1, 2017, judges in Illinois now must explain, on the record, why they handed down a prison sentence for a crime that also carries a punishment of probation when imposing sentences on two classifications of felonies. This change … Continue reading

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Whatever criminal charges you may be facing, there are a number of potential penalties and sentences that may be served as you move forward with the court process. Whether you have been accused of various property crimes, such as retail … Continue reading

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