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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?

Illinois DUI and Criminal Arrest Drop Through the Floor

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Jun 01, 2018 | 0 Comments

Total DUI arrests by the Illinois State Police dropped from 10,734 in 2010 to 5,619 in 2016. Chicago Police DUI arrests went from 3,695 in 2010 down to 2,592 in 2016. Chicago Police criminal arrests for the same years declined form 167,541 in 2010 to a meager 85,493 in 2016. We think this is an enforcement slowdown, not evidence of an improved society - let us know what you think.

Best Chicago DUI Lawyers 2018

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Jan 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Illinois law firm of Fagan, Fagan amp; Davis is proud to announce our selection as one of the 20 Best DUI Lawyers serving Chicago for 2018 by reviewed 665 Chicago DUI lawyers and law firms based on 25 different criteria including reputation, credibility, expe...

Illinois Gun Crime Law Reloaded Part 3

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Jul 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A new Illinois gun crime law takes effect January 2018. This “pilot program” will expire on January 1, 2023. Illinois criminal defense lawyers Fagan, Fagan amp; Davis explain the effects on UUW and AUUW laws, and how new minimum sentencing requirements are set. 

Illinois Gun Crime Law Reloaded Part 2

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Jul 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

On January 1, 2018, a new law focused on Illinois gun crime called the Safe Neighborhoods Reform Act goes into effect. This is a “pilot program” that will expire on January 1, 2023. Illinois criminal defense lawyers Fagan, Fagan & Davis explain the effects on UUW and AUUW laws, and the increased sentences that result.

Illinois Gun Crime Law Reloaded part 1

Posted by Steven H. Fagan | Jun 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Illinois Unlawful Use of a Weapon law (UUW) changes in 2018 for non-violent first offenders under the age of 21. The new alternative sentencing program designed to rehabilitate. The Illinois criminal defense attorneys at Fagan, Fagan & Davis can help assess your eligibility.

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