I got charged with reckless driving, fleeing/attempt to elude an a officer, Unlicensed (it was after curfew), unlawful use cannabis/driver, 35+ in a 55, and disregard of 7 separate stop signs. I know nothing is certain until I appear in court but I’d like to know what they might charge me with... View More
If a driver runs more than two stop signs or stop lights or exceeds the speed limit by more than 20 miles an hour while an officer is in pursuit, that could be charged as a felony. The first court date is not the end of your case; it is the beginning. That is where you or your attorney plead not...View More
Based on the information you've provided, it appears the company's refusal to hire you based on a failed drug test for marijuana does not appear to be illegal. It's really unfair as cannabis metabolites can be detected in urine even 30 days after someone ingests the drug, making it...View More
The officer took me into custody and then released me on an I-bond. I have court on Thursday, but I have been replaying the encounter in my head, and I don't believe he ever referenced any of my Miranda Rights during our exchange. I was arrested on Driving on a suspended license and open... View More
Delving into commercial sales of marijuana in Illinois is an extremely complex undertaking that has many nuances. You may begin with contacting the State of Illinois respective agencies for more information.
I've been trying to recieve a federal grant/loan for buying a home. Down payment assistance is something my family needed, so we decided to try a USDA or FHA loan. We have been told by multiple loan officers that because of my place of employment, I cannot recieve these funds. I pay federal... View More
No. Taxation without representation means that a group of people has a tax imposed on them by a government in which they had no right to elect a representative (such as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, a state senator, a Congressman or US Senator) who could participate on behalf...View More
i got wrongly pulled over for a stop sign that led to my car being searched and me being in handcuffs because it smelled like marijuana i am trying to find out if what the cop did to me is wrong or not
One of the legitimate investigative tools for the police is personal observation and senses. Thus, if a police officer detects a smell of controlled substances that provides a reasonable probable cause to continue to investigate possible contraband in the vehicle.
Pulled over for license plate light and came back clean when running license. Pulls me out of car, and I had .5g or less and he said that gave him probable cause to search. It's not illegal to be in possession of marijuana in Illinois so why would that give him probable cause? I believe my... View More
It’s illegal to possess marijuana in a vehicle unless it is basically in store packaging. So the search was probably legal. You should have an attorney evaluate the evidence for potential motions or to negotiate on your behalf.
Marijuana use is not a constitutional right, it is a controlled substance, just like tobacco, alcohol, etc. Thus, the state under its legal mandate may regulate their use in court cases where use of alcohol and controlled substances will be limited (DUI dispositions, etc.) during supervision,...View More
What is a Cannabis clone? A cannabis plant that is a genetic copy of the mother plant. When obtained from a reputable breeder, a clone is a young female cannabis plant with stable genetics. Growers typically select to raise clones instead of seeds when they would rather not risk getting a plant... View More
11 months later, I got into a car accident. Officer gave m a revoked license ticket and a traffic ticket. I know I shouldn’t been driving. How do I go about with the old and new traffic violations. I wasn’t arrested by the officer just An I bond.
Private employers have a lot more leeway with things like this. Unfortunately, weed smokers are not a protected class when it comes to discrimination. And employers have the right to decide, as long as they are not using discriminatory practices, on how to hire their employees. Maybe the...View More
This was a few months ago and I lived in my own place. I have no history of abuse or records. Will this affect my mothers ability to get custody of my brother? We have all of the evidence of him being abusive and I always take care of my brother. He’s going to try and make it seem like my mother... View More
If you have a valid medical marijuana card and your FOID card you can lawfully keep your firearm in Illinois at this time. Individuals who have drug addiction issues or have felony weapons charges on their records, however, are prohibited from owning a firearm.
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