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Illinois DUI While Deaf

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Jul 05, 2024 | 0 Comments

Illinois DUI investigations have a lot to do with verbal interactions between police officers and motorists, but how does it affect things if the motorist is deaf, and what can that motorist do about it?

Attorney Approval Clause in Illinois Real Estate

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | May 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

There's one thing most people get wrong about lawyers and Illinois real estate transactions- they think attorneys can basically come into the deal and change anything at any time. Come find out the surprising limits to the attorney approval clause when buying or selling a home in Illinois.

When and why to hire an Illinois Real Estate Attorney

Posted by Avi Fagan | May 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

So you're interested in buying or selling a home.... When and why should you hire an Illinois real estate attorney? Ideally, before you even start looking at prospective homes or contacting an agent to sell your home in Illinois, you should reach out to a real estate attorney. Fagan, Fagan & Da...

What is the Illinois Scott's Law?

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | May 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Illinois State Police Troopers have been giving motorists special attention lately, focusing on enforcement of Scott's Law or Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle. Not a lot of Illinois motorists know about this law, and unfortunately, that lack of awareness has resulted in serious injury and...

Enforcement of Illinois Child Endangerment Laws

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Mar 20, 2019 | 2 Comments

Could what happened to an Ohio man also take place here in the state of Illinois. Recently, a normal Sunday morning for a Blanchester, Ohio resident became a nightmare. Law enforcement officers arrested him because his son skipped church services in order to play with friends. The child's father could be sentenced to six months in jail if he is prosecuted and convicted of his alleged crime.

Explaining R Kelly's Million Dollar Bond

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Feb 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

R Kelly's Million Dollar Bond in Chicago Criminal Case Explained A warrant for arrest was issued for singer R. Kelly from the Cook County Criminal Court. That was a "no bond" warrant. A "no bond" warrant does not mean no bond will be set once the subject of the warrant is taken into custody - th...

Who Decides What Crime You Face?

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Dec 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

In Illinois law, whether you're facing a DUI, a traffic ticket like Aggravated Speeding or a felony like UUW or Criminal Sexual Assault, there are decisions made all along the process to determine what charges you'll face. Prosecutorial Discretion is about who decides your criminal charges.

Your DUI at the Skokie Courthouse - a practical guide

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Nov 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

DUI at the Skokie Courthouse: A Practical Guide Any Illinois DUI arrest is an upsetting event. Most people arrested for DUI have never had any significant contact with the court system like experienced DUI lawyers might, and certainly never contemplated facing serious criminal penalties, but the...

Five Questions For Hiring a Lawyer for Criminal or DUI Defense

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Oct 19, 2018 | 1 Comment

There are 5 basic questions you should ask BEFORE you hire any Illinois criminal defense attorney or DUI lawyer.  1. What is my fee and will you put it in writing? 2. Who will be in Court with me? 3. Will I be able to ask questions later, and how? 4. Will I know what my bill is and how to pay it? 5. Will I get reminders of schedule court appearance dates?

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We regularly appear for Illinois Criminal defense, DUI defense and Traffic violations throughout the Chicago area including Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane and Will county courts, Skokie, Rolling Meadows, Bridgeview, Markham, Maywood, Waukegan, Wheaton, Naperville, Elgin, St. Charles and more.