schedule
consultation
107 E Eureka Ave, #1
Eureka, IL 61530
121 N Main St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-467-3213 schedule consultation
schedule consultation

Blog

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 […]

read more

Can Police Misconduct Affect My Criminal Case?

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

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 focus on […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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. […]

read more

Are There Different Categories Of Felonies In Illinois?

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by Don Pioletti

Being investigated by the police and being arrested is a terrifying, traumatic event. When that charge is a felony, the stakes become higher. Felony convictions have substantially higher penalties than misdemeanors. Furthermore, being convicted of a felony carries more long-term legal and social implications such as limiting your job opportunities, the potential for the loss […]

read more

Do I Need A Lawyer If Criminal Charges Have Not Been Filed?

Posted on July 2nd, 2015 by Don Pioletti

If you are being investigated by the police even though criminal charges have not been filed, it is in your best interest to contact a criminal defense attorney. Law enforcement officers are not required to place a suspect under arrest in order to ask questions. Some people assume that unless they have been placed under […]

read more

Elder Abuse: Will The State Prosecute Me For Battery On An Elderly Person?

Posted on June 30th, 2015 by Joe Pioletti

Elder abuse is a serious crime in Illinois. A conviction on an elder abuse charge could result in substantial fines and prison time. Illinois law enforcement agencies, prosecutors, and judges take a very dim view on battery in general, particularly battery on someone who is unable to defend himself or herself such as a child […]

read more

What Is The Punishment For An Illinois Possession of Marijuana Charge?

Posted on June 18th, 2015 by Joe Pioletti

Almost one-half of the states, including the District of Columbia, have legalized medical marijuana. The Illinois governor signed the law approving medical marijuana for limited medical use in our state in August 2013; however, marijuana for recreational use remains illegal in the state of Illinois. At least four states have legalized marijuana for recreational use […]

read more

What is the Penalty for the Manufacture and Distribution of Marijuana in Illinois?

Posted on June 16th, 2015 by Don Pioletti

Illinois legalized marijuana for medical use but marijuana is not legal for recreational use in this state. In fact, the manufacture and distribution of medical marijuana is highly regulated within the state. You cannot grow marijuana in your back yard and sell it as “medical marijuana.” Illinois has very strict laws making the manufacture and […]

read more

EUREKA, IL LOCATION

107 E Eureka Ave, #1
Eureka, IL 61530

309-467-3213

24/7 live phone answering

BLOOMINGTON, IL LOCATION

121 N Main St
Bloomington, IL 61701

309-821-0246

24/7 live phone answering

KANKAKEE, IL LOCATION

2 Dearborn Square #1D
Kankakee, IL 60901

309-821-0246

24/7 live phone answering

Contact Us Today!