Being arrested isn’t something on most people’s to-do list, which is why a majority of folks find themselves without any idea of what to do in the event they are arrested – especially for something as serious as drug crimes.
Illinois may have made marijuana legal, but rest assured there are still plenty of ways to find yourself being read your rights in relation to drugs in the state.
Here’s what you need to know about current Illinois drug laws [...]
Illinois is one of the states that has legalized marijuana, both recreationally and medicinally. While this makes many Illinois residents happy, it’s important to realize that this legalization isn’t a free pass. You can’t do anything you want with marijuana anywhere you please just because you’re over 21.
In fact, there are some really strict rules about marijuana in the state, including how to transport it. If you’re caught violating these rules, then you can face criminal penalties – even [...]
The War on Drugs is constantly changing, so it can be a challenge to keep up with all the details surrounding drug laws in Illinois. This stands particularly now that marijuana is legal – especially regarding how that’s in direct contradiction to federal law. Federally, marijuana is still illegal.
If you’re facing drug crime charges in Illinois, it’s vital to understand the case against you. Here is a rundown of the drugs that are illegal to possess in Illinois [...]
As of the beginning of 2020, it is legal to sell and buy cannabis in Illinois. The state has followed in the path of California and Colorado and made it legal to produce and sell cannabis for medical and recreational consumption in limited quantities.
While many people find this exciting, some are taking it a little too far. For example, a pair of men in Bureau County was recently arrested for possessing more than 600 pounds of cannabis.
In an era where information travels at the speed of light, one’s criminal history can follow them like a shadow. However, what happens when that shadow is inaccurate or outdated?
In Chicago, individuals may find themselves facing the unintended consequences of unfair criminal history reporting. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the situations where inaccurate or outdated alleged criminal history information is reported and explore the legal options available to correct these errors.
September 18, 2023
Arrest Procedures | Juvenile Crimes
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: receiving a call or a visit from law enforcement telling you that your child has been arrested in Chicago. The shock, fear, and confusion that follow such news can be overwhelming. However, it’s crucial to remember that you are not alone, and there are steps you can take to support your child and navigate the legal process.
In this blog post, we will guide you through what to do if your kid has been arrested [...]