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May 2017

Illinois DUI and your Driver’s License: Statutory Summary Suspension

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Law, Illinois DUI Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In Illinois, DUI offenses result in administrative and criminal penalties. If you are arrested for suspected DUI, you may find yourself facing both. While criminal charges and a conviction can permanently affect your criminal record, the civil penalties of a DUI can also have a negative impact on your day-to-day life. This article will discuss [...]

March 2017

What Should I Bring to a Consultation with my Divorce Attorney?

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Divorce Law, Family Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At Dolci & Weiland, our family law and divorce lawyers offer initial consultations free of charge, which is to your benefit -- if you know how to make the most of the opportunity. A complimentary divorce consultation gives you a chance to form expectations for your divorce and to learn what the consulting attorney has [...]

November 2016

New Law: Immunity for Illinois Underage Drinkers who Report Medical Emergencies

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Law, Illinois DUI Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

On January 1, 2016, a new Illinois amnesty law went into effect which offers the chance of immunity to underage drinkers who call 911 to get medical help for themselves or someone else. House Bill 1336 was debated and signed into law last year (2015). Why Illinois Changed Policy on Underage Drinking Prior to the [...]

October 2016

8 Ways to Prepare for the Financial Burden of Divorce

By | October 13th, 2016|Categories: Divorce Law, Family Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you are in a position where divorce seems like a likely option, thinking about the entire process can be daunting and overwhelming. Making the decision is often difficult enough, let alone facing all the legal obstacles that often pop up during a divorce case. A divorce case handled improperly can have a severe impact [...]

January 2015

2015-2017 New Standardized Formula to Determine Illinois Divorce Maintenance | Alimony Calculator

By | January 22nd, 2015|Categories: Divorce Law, Family Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Amendments to Sections 504 and 505 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, which standardizes the way maintenance (a.k.a. alimony) is calculated, have gone into effect in Illinois as of January 1, 2015. If you are considering filing for divorce in Illinois, it is important to understand how these changes [...]