Divorce Laws in Illinois

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Divorce.

Divorce Law

The State of Illinois will order a judgement of divorce if one party was a legal resident living in the state for 90 consecutive days.  There are several grounds for filing for a divorce, the first being, no fault.  A no fault divorce, basically means, that the couple has been living separately for more than… Read More »

Can The Police Order Me Out of My Car?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.

police car in Illinois

There are many misconceptions concerning traffic stops and what law enforcement is lawfully allowed to do when they have stopped you. One of the questions often asked is if the police are allowed to make you get out of the car once they have stopped you.   Read further to learn what other rights you… Read More »

What you need to know about license revocation & suspension in Illinois

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: DUI.

DUI sign in illinois

People make mistakes every minute of every day. Admittedly, some mistakes are more serious than others.  And, all mistakes come with their own set of consequences.  Not all of us have made the mistake of driving while impaired, but for those of us who have and who have been caught, it means a lot of… Read More »

What Are My Rights if I Am Accused of a Crime?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.

When you are arrested, it is because the police have reason to believe that you have committed a crime. But, police officers are human and just as likely to make mistakes as anyone else. When you are accused of a crime, being aware of the rights granted to every criminal defendant by the United States… Read More »

When Can The Police Search Me Without A Warrant?

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.

Police Search

The Fourth Amendment to the constitution states, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the… Read More »