Noll Law Office DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

  • Aug 22

    Can An Arrest Affect My Current and Future Employment?

    One of the first questions people have when they're involved in any time of legal proceedings, meaning they've probably been arrested,maybe not charged with anything but arrested and brought into the County jail or Springfield Police Department is how will this arrest potentially affect my employment? First of all, ...  Read More

  • Aug 15

    The Definition of Aggravated DUI

    In the state of Illinois an aggravated DUI is a normal or misdemeanor DUI with an aggravating factor. Those aggravating factors turn a misdemeanor, which is a criminal offense punishable up to one year in jail, into a felony offense which is an offense that is punishable by more than a ...  Read More

  • Aug 11

    How Will An Arrest Affect My Employment?

    How being arrested affects your employment right now is difficult always to know but the affect of being arrested does have a substantial impact on the employer. Whether it's a misdemeanor or a felony, it really can affect and determine whether or not you will be hired in an action. ...  Read More

  • Aug 8

    The Definition of TASC Probation and How You Can Use it to Help Your Case

    TASC probation is a special form of probation that can have huge positive consequences for a criminal defendant in Illinois. TASC, which stands for Treating Alternatives for Safer Communities, is a special form of probation whereby if the probationer completes everything that is required of them, ultimately the judge would ...  Read More

  • Aug 4

    What Is A Bench Trial?

    Quite often you see in traffic cases and misdemeanor cases a judge will hear a case by himself or herself. That is a bench trial. A jury trial is when 6 - 8, 12 people sit in judgement of the facts of the case trying to determine whether or not ...  Read More

  • Aug 1

    Rights You Should Invoke When Being Questionned

    One of the real questions that we have, and we advise clients about this all the time: What do I do when I'm going to be first questioned by a police officer on any particular issue?I suppose you have to take a step back and think to yourself: Am I ...  Read More