Bits N Briefs

July 2, 2015
Red, pink, yellow fireworks

Don’t Blow it this July 4th!

HAVE A SAFE 4th of JULY! Fireworks are NOT legal in Illinois Most people lining up at the fireworks stores across the state line know that they can legally buy firecrackers, bottle rockets and roman candles […]
May 7, 2015
Avoid telemarketing phone scams

Don’t Fall for Phone Scams

The I.R.S. is Not Calling for $$$ Like many of you, I’ve received several phone calls at home from aggressive, foreign sounding men claiming to be Internal Revenue Service collection agents.  They claim that an error was discovered […]
January 1, 2015
Illinois law books for legal help

15 New Illinois Laws for 2015

The new year will add hundreds of new laws to the books in Illinois.  Among the new laws, are 15 listed below, which may be of interest, anticipation, curiosity or concern to the residents of Illinois. For those wishing to […]
January 3, 2014
Legal court in Illinois

14 New Illinois Laws for 2014

The new year will add hundreds of new laws to the books in Illinois.  Among the new laws, are 14 listed below, which may be of interest, anticipation, curiosity or concern to the residents of Illinois.
January 3, 2013
Scales of justice for criminal defense

13 New Illinois Laws for 2013

Check out some interesting new laws for the new year.
February 1, 2012
what does a lawyer do

What is a Lawyer?

One of my favorite definitions of a lawyer is “a person whose profession consists of protecting his clients from other members of his profession.” (Anonymous)
January 5, 2012
Gavel and scale in civil court case

12 New Illinois Laws for 2012

January 1, 2012 brought a number of new laws in Illinois. Below are the top 12 new laws of that may be of interest to you.
June 9, 2011
Scales of justice for juvenile law

Minors consuming alcohol face suspended license

The Illinois Supreme Court upheld as constitutional, a provision of the Illinois Vehicle Code, which requires a 90 day suspension of driving privileges for any person receiving court supervision for unlawful consumption of alcohol under 21 […]