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Raymond Wigell’s Legal Guides

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  • Conditions of Bond

    When someone is arrested for a felony in Illinois, they are typically subject to pretrial detention during the duration of their case. The first court hearing that any person charged with a felony at

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  • The Entrapment Defense

    “I was tricked into doing “XYZ” by the police,” is often said to a criminal defense attorney. After being charged with a criminal offense, clients often inquire about the defense of entrapment. The s

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  • SCRAM Alcohol Monitoring Bracelets: Do's and Don'ts

    If you have been ordered by the court to wear an alcohol monitoring SCRAM bracelet as part of the conditions of your pre-trial release on bond, read this guide to understand what SCRAM is, and how not

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  • Why are Sex Crimes different?

    Sex crimes are different than other crimes. The accuser is often motivated by emotional vengeance and/or financial gain. Motivation of the accuser in Sex crimes. The accusser is often motivated to re

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  • White Collar Crime - An Overview --THIS GUIDE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION - MORE INFO WILL BE ADDED SOON

    White Collar crime is one of the crimes du jour. White Collar crime is a generic term that includes many different types of criminal charges. List of White Collar Crimes Embezzlement, Theft from Empl

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  • Sentence Parameter Calculations in Illinois

    This is an outline of all the steps an attorney must take in order to determine how much prison time a defendant may end up serving in Illinois. Introduction One of the most common questions posed by

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  • Illinois CYBER CRIME - Defense appraoches & stratigies - CYBER CRIME IS DIFFERENT

    Cyber Crimes - Defense Approaches and Strategies. Cyber Crime is different. 1 What are Cyber Crimes? Cyber crimes are crimes that use Internet, computers and networks for illegal activities. Cyber crimes include Internet scams, Hacking, Internet Fraud, Copyright Infringement, an...

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  • “How Many Years Am I Looking At?” – Why A Sentence Calculation Is Not That Simple

    Its a question every attorney gets asked in almost every case where jail time is a possibility: How many years am I looking at? Usually, clients seem to expect a simple answer: so many days, months, or years. A variation on this question is, What is the worst case scenario? But...

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  • Initial Attorney Consultation - Do's & Don'ts

    The first call is very stressful. You want/need help for yourself or a loved one. This guide will assist you.

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  • Understanding Cyber Crime Criminal Defense

    Cyber Crimes - Defense Approaches and Strategies. Cyber Crime is different.

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