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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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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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Criminal Attorneys And The Local Advantage

Have you got yourself in some trouble in Joliet Illinois? If you’re looking for a lawyer to help you beat the case, it’s best to keep it local. The same laws apply throughout the state, but procedures can vary from courthouse to courthouse. For example, the D.A. in one county may have a no-plea bargaining…
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Qualified real estate attorneys can make your closing a breeze!

Buying or selling a home can be a process with a lot of obstacles and headaches. When you hire the real estate attorney Joliet residents rely on, you will help reduce your stress level. With an experienced real estate attorney by your side, you can rest assured that all contracts are correct and title searches…
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Do you need a criminal attorney?

If you have the unfortunate luck of finding yourself in need of a criminal attorney in the greater Joliet Illinois area, we can help. A strong criminal attorney can help you to have unfair charges against you dismissed. If you have committed a crime such as a robbery, assault, or dealing drugs, you will need…
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How to choose a real estate lawyer

If you’re buying or selling a home, choosing the right real estate attorney can make a world of difference for your transaction. So how do you know you’re choosing the right one? Choose an attorney with experience, with a good and a solid team. A lawyer that cares about personally overseeing your case and is…
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Reasons to get a divorce attorney

Getting divorced is rarely as simple as signing a few papers. Although it might not seem like getting an attorney is worth it, here are a few reasons why you should consider it: Less stress: Divorce is very stressful for everyone involved, as it’s often an emotional time. An attorney can organize the legal side,…
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Should I Retain a Real Estate Lawyer in Illinois?

Today, O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates in Joliet discusses why you should retain a real estate lawyer in Illinois. We know that buying a home is one of life’s most significant purchases, involving a lot of paperwork and various legal issues. Even as a seller, it’s not as easy as finding a buyer and collecting a…
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Defining Illinois Law on Domestic Violence and Orders of Protection

O’Dekirk Allred and Associates in Joliet knows how important it is that you understand domestic violence and orders of protection in Illinois. If you are involved in a case involving these issues, we can help whether you’re facing a threatening situation or have an order of protection filed against you. During an initial consultation with…
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Need a Criminal Law Attorney? Here’s How to Tell

If you have found yourself with a criminal charge, it can be a very stressful and anxious time. But you are not alone. Each year there are over 10 million arrests in the US, and many of these cases will end up in court. Depending on the offense, some of the penalties can be very serious, including imprisonment.…
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