My friends states attorney told him that he has a bond and if someone bonded him out he would go on probation, then so my friends uncle comes up there to bail him out and the states attorney says no and they want him in prison. That doesnt make sense. the judge set his bond to 2500 and my friends... Read more »
If the bond was set at 2500, then you will only need 10% of that, or 250, to bond him out. The State's Attorney cannot prevent you from posting that amount. You need to contact the holding facility where the uncle is at and ask them about their procedure for bonding out an inmate. The only...Read more »
This is not something you should normally be seeking to obtain :) These kinds of questions inevitably require inquiries that are very fact specific; contact an attorney if you are facing a legal problem related to this.
Your right to carry a firearm has recently been expanded via Illinois Supreme Court case People v. Aguilar. There are exceptions however, and to find out whether you are one of them, look up the law, or consult an attorney.
Most likely nothing. What matters is whether the police arrive for the trial date, and they will. I highly doubt the police will not attend a pre-trial suppression motion, which is one exception, if the State's Attorney requests their appearance.
I was stopped for speeding. I gave the officer my driver's license & insurance card. Both were valid. He came back and told me to get out of car for a search. I asked him what his grounds are for a search. He told me that he had the legal right to order me out of car and had K-9 attack... Read more »
Rest assured that much less is required to charge you with the offense than what is actually required to convict you. A list of the kind of evidence that could actually be used against you is beyond the scope of this response.
At a minimum, it means that the guilty finding at the initial trial court level has been vacated on appeal by an appellate court. That means that the previous trial court conviction no longer stands and is no longer valid. The appeals court sends the case back to the trial court for further...Read more »
I need more information. Disorderly conduct can be charged as both a felony and a misdemeanor depending on the circumstances. The answer turns on what you mean by "electronic device" and also how the device is used. Using a device to send a message to another person or entity? Then that...Read more »
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A Class 2 felony burglary conviction cannot be expunged or sealed in Illinois. The presence of a prior DUI conviction is irrelevant. If you are seeking to remove such a conviction from your criminal record, the only remedy available is to seek out a pardon.
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