A person who takes a breath or chemical test and is charged with driving under the influence in Chicago may not automatically face the severe penalties that go along with the conviction. In fact, this should never be a foregone conclusion. According to the National...

If you have recently been charged with a crime in Illinois, you are probably wondering how you should plead. Telling the judge that you are guilty of a drug crime has certain consequences, but maintaining your innocence can also bring unexpected penalties. We at Jim...

When you are facing a criminal weapons charge in Illinois, one key to knowing what you are accused of is receiving clarification of the terminology that is used. If a prosecutor has stated that you are guilty of aggravated discharge of a firearm, it is important that...

Chicago is well-known for having strict gun laws, but late last month, the Illinois House seconded the Senate’s support for a bill addressing the issue of repeated firearm offenses. This legislation follows on the heels of multiple failed attempts to introduce...