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WHAT DOES THIS MEAN 720 ILLS 570 402 ( c ) [ 5101110 ] POSS AMT CON SUB EXCEPT ( A ) ( D )

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A CLOSE FRIEND WAS PLACE IN JAIL AND WAS CHARGED . I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IN PLAIN ENGLISH JUST WHAT DOES THIS MEAN.

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This is a reference to the criminal code - possession of a controlled substance. The entire statute can be read at: http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/fulltext.asp?DocName=072005700K402

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It means your friend was allegedly in possession of an illegal controlled substance, is facing a felony charge, is facing prison time, and needs the assistance of an attorney as soon as possible.

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