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Category: Probation Violations
Violating the terms of your probation is a serious matter. When you break your agreement with the courts, you risk going to jail or prison, incurring heavy fines, and more.
If you have been convicted of a crime, one thing that may happen is that you will be sentenced to probation. During this time period, you are given the opportunity to remain in the community instead of being incarcerated. In exchange, you agree not to breach any of [...]
In Chicago, the punishments you face for violating the terms of your probation are often much worse than probation itself.
Probation is a frequently used sentencing option in Illinois, where a judge orders a defendant who has been found guilty of a crime to follow a set of strict rules for a period of time. Generally, probation requires offenders to act lawfully and responsibly, and comply with a variety of rehabilitation and counseling components. Common probationary terms may include [...]
November 16, 2023
Client & Attorney Confidentiality | Prostitution & Solicitation
In the realm of criminal law, where every case is unique, and every client’s situation is sensitive, the cornerstone of the attorney-client relationship is often defined by the principles of confidentiality.
For individuals facing legal challenges, such as those involving charges related to prostitution in Chicago, understanding what to expect from an Illinois defense attorney in terms of client confidentiality is paramount. This article aims to shed light on the intricacies of the attorney-client relationship, the importance of confidentiality, and [...]
November 9, 2023
In a city as diverse and dynamic as Chicago, encounters with law enforcement can happen to anyone, anytime. Knowing how to navigate these interactions is crucial not only to protect your rights but also to reduce the risk of facing resisting arrest charges or other legal troubles. As criminal lawyers in Chicago, we’re here to provide you with practical advice on the dos and don’ts of interacting with law enforcement in the Windy City.
Remain Calm and Respectful: The [...]