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If the FBI comes knocking on your door, are you required to speak to them? It is rarely advisable for you to speak with the FBI or police without an attorney present. As a criminal defense law firm, we see … Continue reading

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One of the fundamental rights guaranteed under both the U.S. Constitution and the Illinois State Constitution is the right not to be tried twice for the same crime. This is called double jeopardy. While the underlying principle is clear, in … Continue reading

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A criminal conviction has serious and lasting consequences for a person accused of a serious crime. Many convictions are based on circumstantial and incomplete evidence. In some cases, evidence discovered after trial may serve to prove a defendant’s innocence, or … Continue reading

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