What’s the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Manslaughter?

January 10, 2024 Holley Rosen Beard
Both “wrongful death” and “manslaughter” involve a person dying due to someone else’s actions, so it’s easy to get these terms confused. Here’s what you need to know about the differences between them. What Is Wrongful Death? A wrongful death occurs when someone dies due to another person’s careless or intentional actions. If someone dies in...
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Social media use and DUIs

August 30, 2022 Legal Team
If you get charged with a DUI you may feel overwhelmed. There can be lots of things to think about and take care of.Additionally, living in the age of the internet can add some new considerations. If you get charged with a DUI, you may need to take some time to consider how you...
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How does the new license reinstatement law affect you?

April 11, 2022 Legal Team
Laws change, and in Illinois, a law passed in 2016 introduced significant changes regarding driver’s license reinstatement.You need your car to get around and are probably used to driving on a daily basis. If the state suspended or revoked your driving privileges, what are the reinstatement requirements?Driving with a BAIIDIf you are a first...
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What do you know about getting a job with a DUI?

March 14, 2022 Legal Team
Even though police pulled you over and charged you with drunk driving, you want to defend yourself and protect your legal rights. At the same time, you also want to advance your career.Chron explains whether a DUI could keep you from getting a job. Understand how your encounter with law enforcement looks to employers.Sensitive...
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