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                          What’s the legal limit for drinking and driving in Illinois? If you said a BAC of .08, you’re right. And wrong. Here’s why. Most drivers don’t realize that they can be charged with a DUI if the they are exhibiting signs of…

You’ve been arrested — it happens — now it’s time to find a lawyer In Illinois, more than 3.9 million people have a criminal record. That’s more than 30 percent of the population! While that won’t be any consolation to you if you’ve recently been arrested, it should certainly help you put things in perspective: It’s…

How many people in the United States have some sort of criminal record? A. 925,000 B. 4.45 million C. 12 million D. 70 million It seems like an astonishingly high number, but the correct answer is D. In Illinois alone, that figure is over 3.9 million men and women — that’s more than 30 percent…

Stephanie Hicks, a police officer in Alabama, said she was demoted and forced to quit after she asked for desk duty while she was breastfeeding following the birth of her son in 2012. She sued and last year a federal jury awarded her $374,000. The City of Tuscaloosa appealed the verdict, but in September a…

The Illinois vehicle code is a massive compilation of laws clocking in at over 650 pages! In other words, a police officer doesn’t have to look too hard for a reason to pull you over. While it’s really easy to get nervous during a routine traffic stop, remember that the officer is only trying to…

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