Archive, August 2016.
The discussion regarding marijuana continues to evolve, and the applicable laws are constantly adjusting to meet society’s needs. Recently, Senate Bill 2228 was introduced and passed into law to alter the details surrounding charges and penalties regarding marijuana and driving under the influence, or DUI. Although the new law is not perfect, it seems to be a step in the right direction.
Posted in Drug Charges | Tagged drugged driving DUI DuPage County criminal defense attorney marijuana new laws
Domestic violence continues to be a topic that is difficult for many people to talk about, which works in favor of the accused if the person making such allegations chooses not to spread potentially inaccurate details. However, when an accusation is made public, the ramifications can be life-altering and can potentially devastate the future. When an individual under suspicion is falsely accused of domestic violence and an order of protection is enacted, it can become difficult to resolve the situation on your own.
Posted in Violent Crimes | Tagged domestic violence and assault domestic violence charges domestic violence crimes DuPage County criminal defense attorney orders of protection
When someone is thought to be shoplifting, there are a variety of officials that may become involved. In a mall or retail store setting, the first-responders typically include store employees, store management, and any security officers retained by the establishment. After they have the suspicious person detained, the local police officers then become involved. Just as with police making an arrest, personnel must complete a series of actions before creating a case.
Posted in Theft | Tagged shoplifting suspected of a crime theft Wheaton criminal defense lawyer your rights
The latest fad of today is Pokémon Go. The smartphone app was anticipated for years, and, within 24 hours of its launch, millions of Americans were out of their houses and into the streets trying to “catch ‘em all.” The game is simply a phenomenon, and all players are discovering new ingenious ideas on how to capture more pocket monsters. Some have even been playing the game while behind the wheel, resulting in distracted driving.
Posted in Traffic Law | Tagged distracted driving Illinois law Pokemon Go traffic offenses Wheaton criminal defense lawyer