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September 12, 2019 Domestic Assault | Domestic Battery | Domestic Violence
Domestic violence cases are increasing nationwide and are being highlighted in the media as a major problem in society today. In turn, domestic violence has received broader attention from lawmakers — and rightfully so.
There is a hidden epidemic, though: men can also be domestic violence victims.
In fact, the subject of domestic violence against men is recognized so little that many male victims of domestic violence don’t even recognize they are being abused.
Because of these societal norms, in [...]
September 8, 2019 Shoplifting / Retail Theft
Shoplifting is common; so much so that many people see it as being no big deal. However, shoplifting is in fact a criminal offense taken very seriously by retailers and the state of Illinois.
Were you aware that shoplifting as little as $300 in merchandise is an automatic felony punishable by 2-5 years in prison? That’s an easy sum to reach these days — a couple of shirts and a nice bag, really.
Additionally, regardless of the value of items [...]