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When High-Level Federal Courts Refuse Cases & Why

There are a few reasons why a federal court – even a U.S. District Court – can abstain from taking a case. Ask the Lawyer with Brendan Bukalski explains why: ...
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Federal & State Jurisdictions: Why are There Even Two?

Ever wondered why there are state and federal jurisdictions for different legal and criminal cases? The popular Ask the Lawyer with Brendan Bukalski explains: ...
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What is Assault, What is Battery & When Can You Sue After Being Attacked?

This edition of Ask the Lawyer addresses several questions about assault and battery, including the differences between them and when you can sue if you are attacked: ...
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If You Draft a Bad Contract, Can It Be Held Against You?

What can happen to you and your business if you inadvertently draft an unusable business contract that eventually leads to conflict? Find out in this edition of Ask the Lawyer: ...
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When Juveniles Are Charged in Cases as Adults

Attorney Brendan Bukalski explains how a prosecutor decides whether to charge a juvenile as an adult. ...
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The Right to Counsel and to Represent Yourself

Johnson Law Group attorney Brendan Bukalski answers a question about what happens when a criminal defendant has disabilities in today's "Ask the Lawyer": ...
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How Double Jeopardy Is Applied

Learn about the legal concept of Double Jeopardy in this edition of The Edwardsville Intelligencer 's "Ask the Lawyer" by Brendan Bukalski: ...
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What Constitutes Probable Cause to Arrest

Today in Ask the Lawyer, JLG attorney Brendan Bukalski explains what constitutes probable cause to arrest. ...
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Can Multiple Criminal Charges Be Merged?

In this edition of "Ask the Lawyer" in The Edwardsville Intelligencer, Brendan Bukalski discusses a scenario in which multiple criminal charges may be merged. ...
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What Happens When a Pardon Is Requested

Everyone must explain their criminal history when applying for college but that could change with a new proposal. ...
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Understanding Voice Recognition, Admission

Read about voice recognition and telephone call recordings as evidence in criminal trials in today's Ask the Lawyer in The Edwardsville Intelligencer ...
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Illinois Criminal Offense Classifications

Brendan Bukalski discusses Illinois criminal offense classifications in today's Ask the Lawyer in The Edwardsville Intelligencer : ...
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The Role of the Electoral College

Today's Ask the Lawyer column by Brendan Bukalski is about the role the electoral college plays in the Presidential elections: ...
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Understanding Search Warrants Used by Police

Read the weekly column in The Edwardsville Intelligencer by attorney Brendan Bukalski discussing search warrants used by police: ...
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Illinois Law Affecting Consecutive DUI Offenders

For drivers in Illinois, a fourth-time driving under the influence (DUI) conviction meant an automatic and permanent revocation of their driving privileges. Recent action taken by Governor Rauner, ...
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Attorney Brendan Bukalski Prepares DUI Fatality Case for Trial

As September quickly approaches, Brendan Bukalski of Johnson Law Group sets a fatality case for trial which is scheduled to take place on the 22 nd of that month. The defendant being tried is a 22 ...
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Kevin Sanborn Joins the Johnson Law Group

Kevin Sanborn has joined the Johnson Law Group where he will be practicing as a criminal defense attorney. Prior to joining the firm, Kevin was employed as an Assistant State's Attorney in McLean ...
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Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to the new blog of the Johnson Law Group! New posts coming soon!
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