Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Posted on September 29th, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

Bankruptcy is a judicial process designed to help people who are unable to get out of debt on their own. There are a variety of different types of bankruptcy, each with its own advantages and disadvantages to consider. This article will specifically focus on Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Giannola Legal LLC has experienced bankruptcy lawyers in […]

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Security Deposits

Posted on September 21st, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

When moving out of a rental home, tenants are extremely eager to see the return of their security deposit. Landlords are required to follow state law when handling your deposit, which means using it only for certain expenses and returning it to you by a specific deadline. However, not all landlords comply with, or even […]

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Getting Divorced in Illinois: Marital & Non-Marital Property

Posted on August 18th, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

Going through a divorce is one of the most stressful events a person can experience. Part of what makes it so stressful is the fact that both spouses generally want to keep as many assets as they possibly can. Who is entitled to what assets during a divorce in Illinois depends on whether the assets […]

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Firearm Ownership in Illinois

Posted on August 6th, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

When people think of the United States Constitution, one of the first rights included in the Bill of Rights is our Second Amendment right to bear arms. While you do have the right to own and even carry firearms on your person, it’s important to do so legally. That means being aware of and complying […]

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Domestic Battery in Illinois

Posted on July 21st, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

Domestic battery is a serious crime in Illinois. As we’ll discuss below, a domestic battery conviction can have significant consequences for you and your future. As such, it’s best to speak with an attorney about domestic battery charges. The experienced criminal defense lawyers in Lockport, Illinois at Giannola Legal LLC offer free, no time limit […]

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Understanding Disorderly Conduct in Illinois

Posted on July 3rd, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

Disorderly conduct is a criminal offense under Illinois law. It’s important to be aware of the disorderly conduct statute because it is so broad – it covers a wide variety of behaviors that many people wouldn’t necessarily think of as criminal. As always, consult an attorney if you’ve been charged with a crime. Giannola Legal […]

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Petition to Rescind Statutory Summary Suspension

Posted on June 30th, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

Under Illinois law, a person’s driving privileges will automatically become suspended 46 days after he/she is arrested for DUI. This is known as a statutory summary suspension. If you or a loved one have been charged with a DUI, contact Giannola Legal LLC’s criminal defense lawyers in DuPage County, Illinois, and the surrounding counties. Factors […]

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Obtaining an Order of Protection

Posted on June 10th, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

In this post, we’ll discuss Orders of Protection and Stalking No Contact Orders in Illinois. If you’re dealing with abuse, it’s important to know your rights under the law and how to go about enforcing them. It’s always advisable to speak with a qualified lawyer, like the experienced family law attorneys in Will County, Illinois, […]

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What to Do If Your Ex Is Not Allowing You to See Your Child

Posted on May 26th, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

Visitation and child custody (now referred to as “parenting time”) are often the most stressful and complex issues in a family law case. Ideally, parents would always act in the best interest of the child and encourage a relationship between the child and the other parent. Unfortunately, the reality is that parents sometimes withhold visitation […]

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What to Do if You’re Pulled Over for DUI

Posted on May 6th, 2020 by Danielle Giannola

Getting pulled over for DUI, even if you haven’t been drinking, can be a nerve-wracking experience. It’s always best to know what your rights are and how you should proceed before you’re actually in that position. Ideally, you would contact an attorney like the experienced criminal defense attorneys in Cook County, Illinois at Giannola Legal […]

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