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Reckless Driving Crimes 

Posted on September 25th, 2020 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Defense Lawyer One of the most common traffic violations a driver can be stopped for is reckless driving. This is because there are a number of behaviors that a driver can engage in while behind the wheel that can be considered reckless driving. Some of the more frequent of these dangerous behaviors include: Actions […]

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Sexual Harassment: Coming Forward

Posted on August 28th, 2020 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyer From the time women and minorities entered the workplace they have fought for equal treatment. It can be surprising to think that in this day in age there are still cultures within companies where people have experiences of sexual discrimination or harassment. The Civil Rights Act came first, followed by the Women’s Movement […]

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Arrested? Here’s What You Definitely Shouldn’t Do Next

Posted on July 21st, 2020 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyer Most people don’t anticipate being arrested, but it can happen to anyone, even if they’re not guilty of anything or just made one bad decision. Police make mistakes, and sometimes people are just in the wrong place at the wrong time. What you do after being arrested will have an immediate and noticeable […]

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Ways To Have Case Dismissed

Posted on July 14th, 2020 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyer When criminal charges are filed against someone, much like being arrested and wondering “when am I going to be able to return home?”, defendants are eager to know when their case will be dismissed, or charges would be dropped from their record.  There are several different scenarios that allow those options to become […]

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Encounters with the Police 

Posted on July 13th, 2020 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyer Dealing with the police can be very intimidating. Many of us have never had an encounter with law enforcement, some of us have had several encounters, and many of us have maybe once or twice. Either way, every driver or pedestrian should know what to do when they are stopped by a police […]

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Can Police Misconduct Affect My Criminal Case?

Posted on June 21st, 2020 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyers When they begin their careers, police officers take an oath that swears they will have integrity, be brave, and honor the law and their community. Unfortunately, not every officer who takes this oath maintains these standards. In general, police misconduct involves unethical or illegal actions that violate your constitutional rights. New headlines often […]

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Rules for Changing Attorneys During a Criminal Trial

Posted on March 15th, 2020 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyer A criminal trial will likely be tense for the defendant. Having prosecutors dismiss and dismantle your character in front of twelve people who will decide your fate is frustrating and demeaning. During a prosecutor’s questioning and witness testimony, it is easy to become angry and agitated with your defense attorney, especially when they […]

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Things You Should Know About a First Time DUI Offense

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Defense Attorney One evening after a hard day at work, you and your friends decide to go out for a few drinks. A few drinks turn into a few too many and soon enough you are intoxicated. You need to get home to your family and make the poor decision to get behind the […]

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Preservation of Biological Evidence Laws

Posted on February 18th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Criminal Lawyer Bloomington, IL An important consideration for a criminal defense lawyer is the biological evidence that may be used against their client in their case. If you feel your chances for a case dismissal are hopeless, contact a criminal defense lawyer can review your case at no charge and offer you an honest assessment. […]

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Cocaine – Not a pound of baking flour in Illinois

Posted on September 7th, 2016 by Joe Pioletti

Walk around the streets of Illinois with a pound of baking flour, and you can be assured that you will not be arrested, but have some (less than an ounce) of cocaine on your person, and the rules severely and drastically change. Cocaine is derived from the coca bush, which is a plant native to […]

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