This morning a young college aged woman stood before the Court facing up to 180 days in jail and a misdemeanor conviction for aggravated speeding 26+ mph. The attorney’s at D&O stood by her side, and advocated to the State that our client was a hard working college student who regretted her mistake. After some back and forth, the State agreed to completely dismiss one of the violations and downgraded the misdemeanor criminal offense to a petty traffic offense. Our client received court supervision, and a small fine. The grateful young lady was thrilled, and able to go back to college today without a misdemeanor conviction on her record.
Looking ahead, not behind
Today, a story of redemption. A man who made a poor choice 15 years ago has paid for it every day of his life. Denied a professional license based on that choice, and needing to work odd jobs to get by, he came to see Boris Djulabic and Camilo Oceguera of the D&O Law Group, […]
A life back on track!
Today, Boris Djulabic and Camilo Oceguera of www.dandolegal.comhelped a young man get his professional life back. Working for a major corporation that required certain professional licenses, he was told he could not meet the criteria for said license due to a conviction in the early 2000’s for a gun offense. It was his first and last run-in with the law. […]
Search warrant limitations
In an interesting decision handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court in the summer of 2015, police are once again held to a high standard when executing anticipatory search warrants. In executing these warrants, and specifically when police have installed a “breakaway filament” to alert them to the opening of a package, the Appellate Court held […]