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 first day of 2014 saw a new Illinois cell phone law, codified at 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2. This new law will restrict the use of cell phones in vehicles beyond that in place from last year. In the past, you would be able to drive your car and use your cell phone without any sort of aid. You could hold it up to your ear, in most areas but not all, and there would be no violation. Now, you must use a hands-free device or operate your cell phone in a manner as described in the statute. Specifically, subsection (b) states: "A person may not operate a motor vehicle on a roadway while using an electronic communication device." 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2(b). That statute also defines what devices are covered under the new law. Specifically, it states … [Read More...] about Illinois Cell Phone Law – 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2
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