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 Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act (Act) is one reason why it is difficult to prevail against municipalities in a suit for personal injury. 745 ILCS 10/3-102(a) (West 2010). The tort liability of a municipality is governed by the Act. The main purpose of the Act is to protect local governments from liability arising out of the operation of government. Vesey v. Chicago Housing Authority, 145 Ill. 2d 404, 411-12 (1991). As such, it provides affirmative defenses and immunities to local governmental entities and their employees. Id. The Act provides that a local government “shall not be liable for injury unless it is proven that it has actual or constructive notice of the existence of such a condition that is … [Read More...] about Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act
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