The Consequences of Speeding: Penalties for Speeding Tickets in Illinois

22 Apr 2024

Poor time management and a lack of trip planning can make drivers rush to their destinations. Unfortunately, when such is the case, these drivers tend to push the limits of traffic law, risking speeds well over the speed limit. However, speed limits exist for a reason; they create a safe driving environment for drivers and pedestrians alike. So,…Read More

How Can You Prepare for Your First Meeting with a Criminal Defense Attorney?

18 Mar 2024

After an arrest and being charged with a crime, where do you go from there? It’s understandable to feel frustrated and confused, especially if this is your first involvement with the criminal justice system. What you need most at this time is reliable, honest advice from professionals well versed in local criminal law; you need help from a…Read More

How to File for Divorce in Illinois

14 Feb 2024

A Guide on How to File for Divorce in Illinois There are many necessary steps required by the law if you are looking for guidance on how to file for divorce in Illinois. You can file without hiring a divorce attorney. However, you should keep in mind that most divorces involve negotiation and settlements. So, it is not…Read More

What Can You Do When Facing Foreclosure?

27 Jul 2023

How an Attorney Can Help When You Face Foreclosure If you are concerned you might lose your home, you may wonder what can you do when facing foreclosure? You have the right to fight foreclosure. However, foreclosure law involves plenty of complications. Therefore, you will need the services of a qualified local foreclosure attorney to give yourself the…Read More

Why You Should Hire Local Representation

17 May 2023

You may not realize it, but when you need legal services there are several reasons why you should hire local representation. In fact, you can wind up spending thousands of dollars more in additional legal fees and give up many benefits you receive from a local attorney in Central Illinois. Your case is important. So, you need a…Read More

Understanding the SAFE-T Act and What it Means for You

27 Jan 2023

As of January 1st, 2023, Illinois’ SAFE-T Act has been implemented by (most) counties throughout the state. No matter where your opinion lands on the new reforms, the fact remains that it has now become an official part of Illinois’ laws. As such, you need to know what exactly the SAFE-T Act is and how it might affect…Read More

Assemble Your Real Estate Team

5 Dec 2022

It takes more than a real estate agent alone to complete a property transaction. Ensuring your real estate purchase is fair, reasonably priced, and without surprises requires various real estate professionals. However, your dream real estate team starts with the addition of a local real estate attorney. Not only can we manage the legal intricacies and extensive documentation…Read More

6 Tips to Help You Prepare for a Traffic Stop

7 Sep 2022

As a law-abiding citizen who follows the "rules of the road," you have no reason to fear standard officer "pullovers." However, how you interact with an officer during a pullover can significantly affect the outcome of your traffic stop. Even if you have nothing to hide, it's a natural reaction to feel upset or anxious about being pulled…Read More

DIY Estate Planning Can Lead to Disaster: Why You Need a Professional

8 Jul 2022

With the guides and resources available to us through the internet, it's no wonder individuals are more hands-on than ever before. "Do it Yourself" (DIY) projects such as refreshing your home's paint or building a cabinet save you money and can be cathartic experiences. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for DIY estate planning. For many families, estate…Read More

Understanding Child Custody in Illinois

19 May 2022

It can seem like there's no end to the types of child custody and their rules. Joint custody, sole custody, physical custody, legal custody; what does it all mean, and how do you know what's best for you and your children's situation? Thankfully, there are legal professionals who can help you understand the intricacies of child custody in…Read More