Things You Should Know About a First Time DUI Offense

Author: MatadorAdmin Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law, DUI.

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… Read More »

Preservation of Biological Evidence Laws

Author: MatadorAdmin Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.

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.… Read More »

Cocaine – Not a pound of baking flour in Illinois

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

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… Read More »

Can The Police Order Me Out of My Car?

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

Distracted Driving Attorney Bloomington, IL

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 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 »