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Relocating a Child Within or Outside of Illinois

The law has significantly changed after 2016 as to when you can and cannot move with your child without a court order or permission. You will not be required to get a court order IF You and the other parent are married or are in a civil union; or You are the natural mother and the child has lived with you for more than 6 months. HOWEVER, There must not be a court case involving your ...

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Happy 4/20: How Much THC is a DUI?

Effective July 29, 2016 • Any person with a THC level of 5 nanograms or more per milliliter of whole blood or 10 nanograms or more per milliliter of other bodily substances may be charged with DUI.

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PENALTIES FOR A DUI IN ILLINOIS

Penalties for DUI in Illinois vary depending on the circumstances of the arrest and conviction. These circumstances may include the driver’s age, the driver’s BAC level, whether the driver was transporting a child under age 16, and whether the driver has previous DUI convictions. Any DUI offense resulting in felony charges is classified as Aggravated DUI. (See page 29 for specific penalties ...

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Illinois Supreme Court Rules: Reasonable Suspicion Justifies Traffic Stops

We’ve all done it; crossed over the dividing line, just for a moment, while driving.  There are many reasons why we crossed the line:  the cell-phone rang, kids screaming in the back seat, changing the station or possibly, driving under the influence.  No matter what the reason for the traffic violation, you just gave the cop behind you, reason to turn on his flashing lights.According to ...

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