Protecting Your Rights During An Interrogation A person's right to remain silent while being detained by police is a constitutional right. Any statements made to a police officer can be used in cour
Protect your reputation and your credit. In recent years more people have been persuaded to use their good credit to save the home of another from foreclosure. This person is designated as an invest
Contact the Illinois Prisoner Review Board In seeking a pardon the first step is to contact the Illinois Prisoner Review Board by letter. The Board will send you an application for a pardon. The App
Make sure you are dealing with a legitimate mortgage company. Its important to know the company that you are planning to do business with. Check with the Secretary of State to determine whether the
Safeguard your personal information. Never store personal information on a lap top or desk top computer. When discarding junk mail be sure to remove your name and address from the front of the maili
File the Complaint in Quo Warranto, after getting the Circuit Court's approval. Under Illinois law, the Office of the Illinois Attorney General or the State's Attorney of the county involved can inst
The Filing Process A petition for an emergency order of protection must be completed and filed with the Clerk of the Court in the county where the person filing the petition resides. In Chicago, the
In Illinois, evidence of a prior criminal act or "bad act" by a complaining witness against a defendant can be admitted into evidence to support the defendant's claim of self defense. Generally, there are two situations where a court will consider evidence of a prior "bad act" re...
The Right To A Trial By Jury Must Be Protected and Honored And Picking the Right Jury Is An Important Part of the Process. I have found jury trials to be a very rewarding experience. A lawyer must be mindful of all the factors that he or she should consider when picking jurors...
ILLINOIS LAW AND CHILD SUPPORT Illinois law requires that fathers support their children. If you are in a relationship and you become pregant, it is important to start child support right away. The first step is to have your child's father legally declared the father. This is bes...