Do I Need An Estate Plan Do you need an estate plan?  Probably.  Estate planning is something that most adults, even young adults, should do, especially if you have young children.  Despite the perception of the term that it is something only the wealthy do, estate planning can be simple and inexpensive, especially when compared…

Governor Rauner signed SB 2034, reforming Illinois cash bail system.  The new law makes a number of changes to the current bail system.   Most notably, the new law attempts to provide relief to indigent persons accused of low-level, non-violent crimes.  Under the current system, many low-level offenders spend significant time in jail simply waiting for…

In Birchfield v. North Dakota, the United States Supreme Court held that it is unconstitutional to prosecute an individual for refusing to submit to a warrantless blood test when that person is arrested for DUI.  In the consolidated cases before the Court, each of the petitioners had been arrested for DUI.  The states in which the…