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

Posted on May 26th, 2020 by Laura Peters

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 Laura Peters

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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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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