Bits N Briefs

October 20, 2017
Operation Greylord book cover

When the Courts Were Corrupt

Operation Greylord   Terrence Hake, a former Cook County State’s Attorney turned F.B.I. agent, tells the true story about his fascinating yet dangerous undercover work, posing as a crooked prosecutor turned crooked defense attorney, bribing crooked court […]
October 18, 2017
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Defending the Guilty

Protecting Our Constitutional Rights “How can you defend someone who you know is guilty?” That’s a question every criminal defense lawyer has heard. The best answer is that when we defend the rights of the guilty, […]
October 3, 2017
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Getting Legal to Drive After a DUI

The Road to Reinstatement Starts with an RDP The DUI Laws in Illinois are tough. Over the years, the breath or blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to find someone legally under the influence of alcohol has been […]
August 29, 2017
Man on phone, angry because of bankruptcy

Why Are Creditors Still Calling After Bankruptcy?

How can you stop abuse by creditors? When a Debtor files a Bankruptcy Petition, the ultimate goal is to obtain a Court Order called Discharge of Debtor. This may take only a few months under a […]
July 20, 2017
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Do I Need A Lawyer for a Speeding Ticket?

Do I Need A Lawyer for a Speeding Ticket? ANSWER: It depends – on a lot of things. What is your age? What is your driving history? Do you have any convictions on your record? Are you […]
July 6, 2017
Feelings of freedom after bankruptcy

Life After Bankruptcy

In my 30-plus years of practice, I’ve helped thousands of people through bankruptcy. In most cases, the bankruptcy filers (debtors) have accomplished their goals – stopping collection activities (calls, letters, judgments, garnishments), obtaining forgiveness (discharge) of […]
June 6, 2017
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5 Things to Consider Before Filing for Bankruptcy

1. How did I get into this mess? People considering bankruptcy are dealing with an unmanageable amount of debt. Although a bankruptcy may eliminate the debt, it’s important to understand the reason or reasons for the […]
May 18, 2017
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What to Look For in a DUI Attorney

If you’ve been charged in Illinois with DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs/Intoxicating Compounds), you are in serious trouble. If convicted, you are facing the loss of your driver’s license or driving privileges, possible incarceration […]