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How a real estate attorney can make you feel ‘at home’

If you are involved in buying or selling a property, especially if it’s a new or infrequent occurrence for you, we appreciate that this can be a fraught experience. To help you feel ‘right at home’ with the whole process, it pays to benefit from those with expertise in oversight of real estate contracts. This…
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Tips on how to identify a good criminal defense attorney

It is easy to find a criminal attorney, but it is not easy to find one who suits you and your lawsuit. Criminal cases are not easy; a single mistake can land you behind bars. You, therefore, need to hire a reliable criminal defense attorney who understands local laws. Below are tips on how to…
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How a criminal attorney can help you

A criminal attorney is an expert who deals with issues surrounding criminal investigation, charges, sentencing, arrest, and appeals. If a hefty fine or long jail term is staring at you, then it is prudent to hire an experienced criminal attorney. Below is how a criminal attorney can help you. Negotiate your plea A competent criminal…
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If you are ever contacted by DCFS

The Department of Children and Family Services investigates complaints made to them regarding child abuse or neglect. This might have been through a report from a teacher, an anxious neighbor, or even a family member. No matter how unfounded parents believe such a complaint to be, it’s imperative to take advice from professionals who have…
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Avoid foreclosure with a real estate attorney

You’ve fallen behind on your mortgage payments, and now the bank has started the foreclosure process. This doesn’t have to be the end of your American dream. An experienced real estate attorney can help you navigate the foreclosure process. They may even be able to provide you with options to keep your home. The best…
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Sirens in the rearview: what should i do?

If you’re driving and you find that a police officer is signaling you to pull over, here’s what you should do: Indicate to the officer that you see them by using your hazard lights or turn signal. Pull over to the shoulder of the road or another safe place. Turn the vehicle off and stay…
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new laws for Illinois in 2018

If your driving license has been revoked

In Illinois, automatic reinstatement of driving privileges is not a given. No matter the original circumstances, being without a driver’s license is really frustrating. It can seriously impact on an individual’s ability to effectively undertake their job – or gain employment. Equally, in their personal life, there might be kids looking to be ferried to…
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Your criminal attorney choice matters

Criminal convictions often have long-lasting consequences on a person’s life. If you or someone you care for has been arrested, finding the right criminal attorney as soon as possible is crucial. Your attorney will have a significant impact on the outcome of your case and your experience during it. To begin your attorney search, ask…
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Do I need a DUI attorney?

When charged with a DUI or DWI, it’s possible to represent yourself in court proceedings instead of seeking a criminal attorney to represent you. While this option may seem preferable in comparison to entrusting your situation to a law firm, DUI charges can be complicated, and without legal counsel, many people are unaware of their…
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new laws for Illinois in 2018

Do you need a lawyer for an order of protection?

If you feel like you need an order of protection, it should not be taken lightly. You need a lawyer that understands the damage that can be caused to someone by being exposed to an unhealthy household. You can file for an order of protection for numerous reasons including; trespassing, criminal mischief, harassment, or terroristic…
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