Expunging Marijuana Arrests & Convictions in Illinois

Posted on January 15th, 2020 by Laura Peters

Illinois’ new law related to legalization of marijuana use doesn’t just legalize recreational marijuana use – it also allows some marijuana arrests and convictions to be expunged from your criminal record. For specific questions on your prior arrests and convictions, contact Giannola Legal LLC to discuss your case with one of our trusted and experienced […]

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Legalization of Marijuana in Illinois

Posted on December 20th, 2019 by Laura Peters

As of January 1, 2020, recreational marijuana use is legal in Illinois. While this is a significant change in policy, the new law does not completely decriminalize marijuana. It’s important to be aware of what is now legal and what is still illegal under Illinois’ new law. As always, it is important to consult an […]

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Can I Change My Mind After Signing Divorce Papers?

Posted on December 17th, 2019 by Laura Peters

Getting divorced is one of the most momentous decisions a person can make in his/her life. While some people know it’s the right step for them, others understandably have second thoughts. Contact one of our knowledgeable divorce lawyers in Lemont, Illinois, Illinois to get informed about the divorce process to determine if this decision is […]

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What Changed About Child Support in Illinois in 2017?

Posted on November 27th, 2019 by Laura Peters

Before July 1, 2017, Illinois calculated child support payments based only on the non-custodial parent’s net income. The non-custodial parent had to pay a certain minimum percentage of his/her income to the custodial parent. That percentage was determined by how many children the couple had (20% of income for one child, 28% for two children, […]

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What Happens if You’re Under 21 and Charged with A DUI?

Posted on November 20th, 2019 by Laura Peters

While being charged with a DUI is a serious matter for everyone, Illinois law is particularly tough on people under the age of 21 when it comes to alcohol and driving. While the below provides the basic information on underage DUIs, it is always best to contact your criminal defense lawyer in Lemont, Illinois at […]

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