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Defendant’s Mental Competency Questioned

Many Illinois residents know that there are conditions or factors that may impact a person’s ability to process information correctly or to make appropriate decisions. This might happen due to a substance addiction but it may also be due to the fact that a person’s natural mental state is somehow compromised.
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Plea Bargain Considerations

If you have been arrested in Illinois and now face the prospect of enduring a trial to defend yourself against a criminal charge, you may understandably be scared and unsure of whether or not you want to experience this. These thoughts may make you want to investigate other options.
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What Is the One-Leg Stand Test?

If you have ever wondered exactly what happens when a law enforcement officer asks a driver to take a field sobriety test in Illinois, you are not alone. Most people know that these tests in some form attempt to evaluate a person’s balance or other functions but may not fully understand exactly what these tests can determine and how they must be administered.
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Avoid These First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

If you live in Illinois and are thinking about purchasing your first home, you probably have lots to consider. Maybe your primary objective is to find a home in a neighborhood with great schools, or maybe your biggest goal is to shorten your commute.
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Who Needs to Use an Ignition Interlock Device?

If you have been arrested for and charged with suspected driving under the influence in Illinois, you will not doubt want to learn as much as you can about the defense process as well as what penalties you may experience if you are ultimately convicted of a DUI offense.
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Do You Have a Disabled Loved One Who Needs a Guardian?

When an Illinois family member needs constant care and support, it may be necessary for you to step in and protect his or her interests. One way that you can do this is by establishing a legal guardianship. A guardian would have the responsibility of meeting certain needs and making decisions on behalf of a loved one.
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Basics of The Field Sobriety Tests

You may have wondered what really happens when a person who has been pulled over by police is suspected of drunk driving. One of the things officers generally do is request that the driver complete certain tasks.
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Why Is Estate Planning so Important?

Many people in the Oswego area work hard to provide for their families and build a legacy they can pass on to them when they die. They spend so much time acquiring their wealth that they fail to take measures to protect it upon their death.
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What Happens if You Don’t Pay Your Parking Ticket?

In Illinois, when you get a parking ticket, you’re expected to pay it within a certain amount of time. It can be a pain to deal with, especially when you weren’t counting on additional expenses. But more importantly, it can have a serious effect on you if you don’t pay it off.
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Is It Possible for DUI Tests to Be Wrong?

Illinois residents like you who are accused of drinking and driving have a lot to lose if you’re convicted. For that reason, it’s important to understand the situation you’re in and the ways you may be able to get out of it. Examining the supposed condemning evidence is a good place to start.
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