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What does a no contest plea mean?

A o contest pleais is used in criminal proceedings. It is an alternative to …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 days ago

Can you still be prosecuted for a crime if the victim doesn't want to press charges?

It is not up to th evictim as to whether or not criminal charges …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 days ago

Is it legal to record a death treat in IL over the phone?

No, there is no overt or explicit exception to the laws prohibiting recording someone …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 days ago

Would being under the influence of a mind altering substance such as alcohol make a statement made to police inadmissible

Yes, it is possible that the statement could be thrown out--and if it was …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago