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Are you facing fraud charges?

When you work in the professional world, the lines around what is an acceptable business practice are often blurry, or you may face untrue accusations that you defrauded someone. These allegations are serious, and could cost you your career if you don't do everything you can to resolve the matter fairly and quickly.

How do I fight drug charges in Illinois?

Many people inaccurately assume that Illinois's status as a state with a medical marijuana exemption means that fighting drug charges in Illinois is easy. However, while medical marijuana does provide leniency to those who qualify for it, other types of drug possession charges do not often get a soft response from the prosecution.

Can I get DUI charges dismissed if I was over the limit?

Regardless of how you received your drunk driving charges, you have the right to fight for their dismissal. Instead of wishing that you could undo the poor choice to drink and drive, you can now focus on defeating the charges and moving on to make better choices in the future. Hopefully, you have the clarity of mind to make the most of the opportunity and use every tool at your disposal to build a strong defense.

Illinois law is not lenient regarding domestic violence charges

Illinois law is tough on domestic abuse. For instance, when police are called to homes as a result of domestic violence accusations, they legally must make arrests if signs of injury are present. Furthermore, Illinois has what is called a no-drop policy, meaning that these types of charges will never be dropped, even if the accusers end up changing their stories.

Criminal charges, including drug charges, filed against 7

Seven individuals are accused of a number of criminal acts, including drug crimes, following drug busts in Illinois. The busts leading to drug charges took place as part of a police investigation known as Operation Lodi Dodi. The investigation started back in February.

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