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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with a centrally located and concise list of Illinois Judicial Circuits, the counties contained in the circuits, and the addresses of the county courthouses.

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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

The purpose of this article is to provide a basic explanation of Motions to Suppress Evidence seized as a consequence of an illegal search and seizure by government authorities during investigatory stops. Search and Seizure law can be very technical and is very fact specific. One single difference in a factual situation can mean...

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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

Hello, my name is Matthew Miller and I am a former prosecutor and currentcriminal defense lawyer who defends people accused of crimes. During my years of practice, first as a prosecutor, and now as a criminal lawyer I have observed that much of the general public harbors many misconceptions about the criminal justice system and criminal courts in particular. The ...

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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

Many drug charges or drug cases in Peoria, Grundy, Putnam, Stark, Livingston, and Marshall Counties originate during a traffic stop where the police utilize a drug sniffing dog to justify the search of a person or of their car. Both the United States Supreme Court and the Illinois Supreme Court have held that a canine sniff to the exterior of ...

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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

In our modern world, driving is seemingly a right bestowed upon every adult who has taken a driving test. Yet, nothing could be farther from the truth. Rather, driving is a privilege that can be easily lost due to traffic code violations or even felony convictions.

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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

It’s a phrase from the old 1940 film noir and while few people, if any, call police “coppers” anymore, the idea of having a person get a search warrant is still alive and well in Illinois. However, the ins and outs of what rights a person has or what police must do are still widely known

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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

Marriages and divorces are codified in the state’s Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA which was extensively modified. Civil unions and same-sex marriages, which were recently allowed under Illinois law, remain. Nothing really has changed here other than the measures are now written into the Act.

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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

When you think of summer camp, thoughts of canoeing, lakes, and hikes in the woods might spring to mind. There’s bug juice and summer romances, but here in central Illinois, summer camp also means something else.

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Miller Law Offices, P.C. PEORIA IL

In Illinois, when a person is convicted, a judge usually has to assign some type of punishment, either being confinement such as jail or prison or probation which can come in many forms. Most crimes allow a person to be placed on probation as a form of punishment after a conviction.

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