Spousal Maintenance in Illinois

Posted on May 4th, 2020 by Laura Peters

A spousal maintenance award, formerly known as “alimony”, is a potential consequence of getting divorced that is important to be aware of. In Illinois, spousal maintenance is intended to help financially dependent spouses transition to life after divorce and become financially independent. To see whether you are entitled to maintenance, or would be required to […]

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Warrants 101: What Are They & What to Do if I know I Have One?

Posted on April 14th, 2020 by Laura Peters

What is a Warrant? A warrant is just a legal document that gives law enforcement officers the power to do something that they otherwise are not allowed to do. There are three different kinds of warrants: arrest, search, and bench warrants. Each type of warrant allows law enforcement to take a different type of action. […]

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What to do if You’ve Been Wrongfully Arrested

Posted on April 6th, 2020 by Laura Peters

We’ve all heard horror stories about innocent people serving years and years in prison for crimes they didn’t commit. A fortunate few are eventually exonerated and released, but many innocent people remain in prisons all across the United States for crimes they did not commit. If this has happened to you or a loved one, […]

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Getting Your License Back After a DUI

Posted on March 3rd, 2020 by Laura Peters

If you find yourself charged with a DUI, you should always consult a lawyer to help you get the best outcome possible, such as Giannola Legal LLC’s knowledgeable Will County, and the surrounding counties, criminal defense attorneys IL.. But, what if you’ve already been convicted of a DUI and your driver’s license has been taken […]

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What are Miranda Rights?

Posted on February 24th, 2020 by Laura Peters

We’ve all heard about Miranda rights from TV shows like Law and Order. But what are Miranda rights really? And what happens when the police don’t read you your Miranda rights? Miranda Rights Explained Under the Constitution, you’re protected against forced self-incrimination. That means the police can’t make you give them evidence that you committed […]

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