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CAN THE COURT REVOKE MY PRETRIAL RELEASE IN ILLINOIS?

            You were charged with a relatively minor felony. The state did not ask the court to hold you in jail before trial, and you have been out on pre-trial release.  But you got into trouble again, and this time, … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ILLINOIS’S NEW LAW ENDING CASH BAIL

The SAFE-T Act went into effect September 18, 2023.  The Act eliminated cash bond but allows a judge to keep you in jail if the state can meet certain criteria. Because a new law is bound to cause confusion, there … Continue reading

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