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May 7, 2021 Sex Crimes | Sexual Assault
Sexual assault is a crime accusation no one wants. After all, state governments around the country take sex crimes very seriously, including Illinois. One accusation could impact your life forever.
This is why consent plays such a huge role in sexual relations between adults. Still, sometimes mistakes of consent happen. You could find yourself accused of sexual assault even when you believed consent was given.
Here’s what you need to know about sexual consent – what it legally means in [...]
May 6, 2021 Criminal Defense | Parole Violations | Probation Violations
When you’re convicted of a crime in Illinois, the punishment can often amount to jail time. However, it’s not uncommon for some defendants to be sentenced to probation instead.
Probation, also known as supervised release, allows the person convicted to continue life outside of jail. They remain supervised for the safety of those around them. If they break the terms of probation, they return to jail.
Probation should help rehabilitate those with criminal convictions while keeping the community safe, but [...]