What You Need to Know about Battery Charges in Illinois
In Illinois, the crime of battery addresses a range of actions that can vary considerably. If you are facing battery charges, it’s important to be aware of the fact that if you are convicted, it could result in significant legal and collateral consequences, including fines and jail time. One of the most important steps you […]Read More
Driving with a Suspended License in Illinois
Driving with a suspended license can lead to serious consequences, including hefty fines, points on your driving record, and even jail time. In Illinois, these charges are taken very seriously and can have a significant impact on your ability to drive in the future. Our team of experienced attorneys at Madelyn Daley and Associates has […]Read More
Expungements and Record Sealing in Illinois Explained
Have you ever made a mistake that resulted in a criminal record? Perhaps it was something minor, like a traffic violation, or something more serious. Regardless of the offense, having a criminal record can have long-lasting implications on your life. Fortunately, legal options are available to help clear your name and move forward from past […]Read More
Missteps In Gun Transport Can Lead To Serious Criminal Consequences
Guns are a hot-button issue, and no matter where you stand on the 2nd Amendment, one thing is clear: Gun ownership comes with serious responsibility. One of the most crucial aspects of responsible gun ownership is the proper transportation of your firearms. Many Illinois gun owners face criminal consequences each year for unknowingly breaking the […]Read More
What Do Illinois Laws Say About Underage DUI?
Illinois’ zero-tolerance law requires all drivers under the age of 21 who are suspected of DUI to submit to chemical testing of the breath, blood, and/or other bodily substances to determine if they are under the influence. Penalties for Underage DUI If an underage driver fails or refuses any of these tests, they will face […]Read More
Is Your CDL at Risk Due to a DUI?
A DUI conviction can wreak havoc on anyone’s life, especially those who depend on driving to earn an income. Those convicted of a DUI will generally have their CDL suspended and therefore lose their job or be unable to work until their CDL is in good standing. The best way to avoid these consequences is […]Read More
The Misuse of Common Over-the-Counter Medicines
Have you ever wondered why you must show I.D. and be over 18 when purchasing certain over-the-counter medications? This is because some OTC medicines have active ingredients with the potential to be misused at high doses or by being made into other harmful substances. Pseudoephedrine This is a common nasal decongestant, often found in over-the-counter […]Read More
How theft is different from robbery
When talking about criminal offenses, many people mistakenly use the term “robbery” interchangeably with “theft.” For example, a person might say, “Someone robbed that retail store,” when what they really mean is that someone stole something from it. Robbery and retail theft have elements in common. Nevertheless, as Reader’s Digest explains, they are two different […]Read More