Archive, February 2016.
If you bounce a check, it may result in more than just an issue with your bank and the retailer you tried to pay. You may find yourself under arrest and charged with a crime. Even though fewer and fewer people use paper checks, people are charged with different crimes relating to writing bad checks every year.
Posted in Criminal Law | Tagged bad checks check fraud Class A misdemeanor deceptive practices Wheaton criminal defense lawyer
Stalking is considered a domestic violence crime in Illinois. There are several different offenses that are considered stalking crimes. Sometimes the line between legal, yet annoying and offensive behavior, and behavior that is illegal and considered stalking can be hard to determine.
Posted in Criminal Law | Tagged aggravated stalking cyberstalking domestic violence crime Illinois stalking crimes stalking victim Wheaton criminal defense attorney
Some of the harshest penalties for traffic violations are reserved for construction zones. People may be tempted to just pay the expensive fine and move on. However, that may not be your best option.
Posted in Traffic Law | Tagged aggravated speeding construction zone speeding speeding in Illinois speeding ticket traffic law Wheaton traffic violation lawyer
When confronted by law enforcement, many people worry about exercising their rights—they do not want to "look guilty." However, this is the wrong way to look at one's rights. Once you better understand what your rights are and why they are important, the better prepared you will be if you are ever investigated or arrested for a crime.
Posted in Criminal Law | Tagged accused of a crime exercising your rights Miranda rights Miranda warning Wheaton criminal defense lawyer