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Archives for: September 30th, 2019

CLIENT WAS CHARGED WITH: Battery Involving Offensive Touching.

Client recently moved to the United States from a European country. He had a great job and was married. He and his wife learned that they were expecting their first child. Client and his good friend went out to celebrate. The client was extremely intoxicated and when he was leaving the bar, it is alleged that he grabbed a young woman’s buttocks without her consent. He was immediately arrested when the young lady called the police who happened to be [...]

CLIENT CHARGED WITH: Criminal Trespass, Assault & Battery

Client lived in an apartment building with a neighbor who was constantly causing trouble for others in the building. The client was upset because the neighbor was constantly smoking marijuana in his bedroom and the smell would move into the bedroom of the client’s newborn baby. Client repeatedly asked the neighbor to smoke outside, on his balcony or in another room so that the baby would not be forced to ingest the cannabis smoke. When the behavior continued, Client allegedly [...]

CLIENT CHARGED WITH: Battery

The client was a young man with a clean record and a bright future. Any force against a police officer is treated very seriously by prosecutors and judges.  Mr. Weisberg had the client write an apology letter to the officer. In court, Mr. Weisberg presented the letter to the prosecutor and the charges were dismissed.

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The client was actually a successful business man and could not have anything on his record. Mr. Weisberg was able to get the case dismissed and the client is eligible to have his record expunged.

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Is Marijuana Legal Yet in Illinois? What Does the Law Say?

Drug Crimes | Drug Possession | Marijuana

The use of marijuana has been a controversial topic for decades.

Many have argued that the use of marijuana is a relatively harmless act and that criminalizing it is a waste of law-enforcement resources. On the other hand, even a small possession charge held severe consequences in most states. That is, until relatively recently.

Now, more and more states are beginning to review their current drug legislation and adjust policies so that they reflect modern attitudes. Illinois is one of [...]

Stealing from a Car – Even an Unlocked One – Is Burglary in Illinois

Burglary

For many, burglary and theft are two very different things – one just means taking things that don’t belong to you, while the other refers to breaking into a house or store to take those things. While there is some truth to that line of reasoning, it’s not completely correct. The legal definition of burglary can be much different, and more encompassing, than what most people often assume.

Take, for example, the case of three teenagers who were arrested in [...]

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