Are you facing weapons charges? Will County criminal defense attorney Ryan N. Hejmanowski can help you! Weapons charges include Unlawful Use of a Weapon (UUW), unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, unlawful or reckless discharge of a firearm, gunrunning, unlawful sale of a firearm, Firearm Owner's identification Card (FOID) violations, and Concealed Carry violations. Depending on the offense, the charges can be classified as either misdemeanor or felony. Other factors can cause the charges to be increased to an aggravated crime. What are the penalties for being charged with a weapons crime? It really depends on the specific charges. However, weapons convictions can carry harsh sentences and penalties. Those sentences are usually … Read more... about Weapons Charges
RYAN N. HEJMANOWSKI
I am a Will County attorney who has been a litigator throughout my career. I have handled a myriad of cases from their inception through resolution, including jury trials. I am a local lawyer who handles cases ranging from criminal defense and family law through personal injury. If you have been charged with a crime, are contemplating a divorce, or have been hurt in an accident, I can help you. Even if you're located in any of the surrounding counties including Cook, Kankakee, Lake, DuPage, McHenry, and Kane, call me to discuss your case.
When you retain me to handle your case you can rest assured that I will diligently and zealously represent your interests. You will have an advocate who brings years of litigation experience to secure the best outcome for you, no matter the case.
If you need an attorney for any reason, contact me today for a consultation.
The new year ushered in a group of new laws, including the Illinois Medical Cannabis Act. Codified at 410 ILCS 130 et. seq., the statute's full title is: "Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act." This is going to be the first in a series of posts on this new law. This part will introduce you to the law and some of the "boring" stuff that defines the spirit and mechanics of the law. In a later article, or three, I'll discuss the potential impacts of the law and how it's being implemented. One of the first things to notice is that this law is called a pilot program. The statute is set to automatically expire on January 1, 2018. The legislature will have to amend the law before then if they want the program to continue. … [Read More...] about Illinois Medical Cannabis Act, Part I
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