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Innocent until proven guilty…but what does it actually mean?

6014034_f248If you need a lawyer because you done something wrong, it can be so easy for another person to say that you are guilty. But, the law is saying that you are innocent until proven guilty. And, it counts for anyone. No matter if you had done something small or big. You are innocent until proven guilty. But, what does it actually mean. Here is some more information what this term, innocent until proven guilty, actually means.

The defendant doesn’t need to prove that he is innocent

It isn’t …

Make sure your attorney has the experience to handle your case

When someone gets hurt or injured, they need someone to help them get the right and just compensation they deserve due to the negligence of others. Hiring an attorney to represent you whom regularly practices accident and injury law versus a general practice lawyer can make a big difference. A local joliet injury and accident attorney will have years of experience negotiating with insurance companies and hospital institutions. They will also have years of court room trial experience and will know how to maximize the full and just value …

What are the Penalties of a DUI

Driving Under Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or drunk driving is the offence of driving your vehicle while under the influence of alcoholic beverages or intoxicating drugs. In case of alcohol related DUI cases, your level of intoxication is determined by assessing your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). In most states across the nation, a threshold level between 0.05% and 0.08% is enough to slap penalty charges on the driver even if impairment is not established. However, some states are more lenient with the threshold level fixed at …

Finding the best divorce Attorney for you

Silver wedding rings and gavel

 

Finding an attorney for divorce isn’t easy. To end a marriage, where you lived with someone you loved is hard enough. It isn’t necessary to struggle in search for an attorney that suits your need. The faster you find an attorney the sooner you can go on with your life. Here are some tips on how to find the best divorce attorney for you easily without having any sleepless nights.

What are the penalties for transporting large drug quantities over state lines?

In the eyes of the law, there are big distinctions between drug possession and drug trafficking or distribution. While both are criminal offenses, the latter carry with them much more severe penalties. While many if not most “minor” drug possession offenses can be considered misdemeanors handled by local jurisdiction and punished with monetary fines if the quantities of drugs are low enough, drug trafficking and/or distribution are felonies usually bringing into play both federal and state laws.

Federal laws penalize drug trafficking and distribution—otherwise known as the selling, transportation, …

Small Will County, IL Town Elwood Sees Huge Increase In Semi-Truck Traffic Causing Safety Concerns

A small town in Will County Illinois located just 40 miles southwest of Chicago and just south of Joliet, IL has seen a huge increase in semi-truck traffic. 8,000 trucks pass through this small town as it has become a large transportation hub. It has become one of the largest ports for trucks and trains in North America as it sits near the I-55 and I-80 expressways and is also near two large railroad yards.

The increase in traffic is a major safety concern as one eight year old …

President Obama seeking 3.7B to Pay for Child Care & Immigration Costs

Currently there is an unprecedented number of children arriving on the southern border of the The United States of America. The money is being requested by the White House as more than 52,000 minors have crossed the border without parents. $1.8 billion would go to Health and Human Services for food, housing and medical care for thousands of youths. $1.6 billion would go towards adding more immigration judges to clear back-logged immigration dockets. White Officials state that many of the children are fleeing drug cartels and sex trafficking in …

Some Things To Understand Before Filing For A Divorce!

When considering a divorce, it is important to have your facts straight. 

  • Many times spouses will look for proof of infidelity / cheating by reading email, texts, listening to phone conversations, or by installing cameras, etc… Federal law regulates surveillance of conversations. It is important to know and understand that these actions may be illegal on an individuals behalf and can actually put yourself at risk of criminal penalties. Obtaining information illegally can expose a person to criminal prosecution. It is important to consult with an experienced divorce lawyer

How Best to Market a Law Firm

How Best to Market a Law Firm

Remember, all of you out there, that a law firm is a business. It runs on money, lots of money. Its entire objective is to make money. The essence of business is attracting clients who will give you their custom and you get paid. The business world is ruled by marketing.

Marketing is the method in which clients are introduced to your business and they are inspired to take action and strike up a business relationship with you. When it comes to law firms there are a number …

How to Become a Partner in a Law Firm

Managing Partner at Law Firm

It’s a dog eat dog world out there for attorneys because of the levels of competition. It is literally war of the worlds for newly qualified law graduates. A lot of attorneys like to join together in legal partnerships with each other. This has many advantages. But because of the amounts of competition out there, law firms are making it harder and harder to get involved. Some partnership waiting lists can last up to ten years. So to aid your plight, we will give you some tips for securing …