If you’re ever find yourself in trouble with the police or FBI, you may receive a subpoena for business records or to testify. Typically, a Judge or Magistrate issues a subpoena after a request by a prosecutor. After the subpoena has been issued, it can be served in person or, in some cases, via email […]
A criminal defense attorney can make a motion to suppress evidence from a trial for several reasons. In most cases, the attorney may believe that the evidence was collected illegally by police or that it violates a defendant’s rights in some way. If you’ve been charged with a crime, your attorney may submit a motion […]
Chicago Criminal Lawyer Michael J. Petro explains why the new amendments to Illinois Juvenile Transfer Statute applies retroactively to all pending criminal cases.