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The Silver Lining in a Woman’s Gray Divorce

Divorce doesn’t just happen to those who married young — it could also be the ending of what once was a marriage that seemed to go the distance, but didn’t. Several women between the 45 to 55 age bracket has gone or is currently going through a separation. The Gray Population,…


Aggravated Battery: What Makes a Simple Battery Become Aggravated?

Aggravated battery is classified as a more severe type of battery according to the Illinois Complied Statutes, and is considered a felony. The statutes considers a crime to be aggravated battery if the following factors and scenarios are true: The alleged offender’s actions caused great bodily injuries or permanent disfigurement…


Accused: 4 Rules to Know to Prove Your Shoplifting Charge

Retail theft is common in Illinois because it’s relatively easy to pull off. Considering a shoplifter abides by no rules except for doing anything to get away, it’s the store’s job to spot thieves disguised as shoppers. However, the loss prevention personnel can’t just stop you without following a procedure. According to criminal defense attorneys…


Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Paralegal?

One of the most in-demand professionals in the legal industry is a paralegal. This is especially true after the Great Recession, wherein law firms had to hire them as a replacement for lawyers and attorneys. Not only because of the kind of money they make, but also because of the…


Drunk Driving and License Suspension

In most cases, DUI/DWI conviction results in temporary license suspension. This can happen if the court or if the state motor vehicles department orders suspension or revocation. There will also be an automatic suspension if a DUI arrest involved a refusal to the take the blood test or breathalyzer. This…


How is Divorce Different from Decree of Legal Separation?

Some people confuse legal separation with divorce and throw these words around without quite understanding the gravity of each term. The differences between a decree of legal separation and divorce will allow you to understand the benefits and limitations that come with them. What are the differences between the decree of…



3 Ways to Help Your Kids Deal with Your Divorce

Dealing with a divorce is never easy, but it can get even harder if you have kids who will be affected by it. If this is your case, then you should always put your children’s needs first. They don’t even have any say about it but they have no choice…


3 Good Things About Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

It is not required that you have a lawyer to represent you when filing a personal injury claim. You can do things on your own provided you know the ins and outs of the process.  However, Bern Ripka LLP explains that there are reasons why getting a personal injury attorney…


Handling Disputes in an Unfriendly Neighbourhood

Who does not dream of a friendly neighbourhood, where everyone gets along well with one another? Sadly, that’s not always the case. The smallest issues, such as who parks where, can cause ire between neighbours. Some of these issues do not end well. There are many common causes of disputes…