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State Attorney Kim Foxx

State Attorney Kim Foxx

Foxx has held the position since 2016, following several years of practicing law. Who is State Attorney Kim Foxx? Kim Foxx was born in April 1972 in Chicago, Illinois. She is known today for her role as an American politician and has been serving as the State’s Attorney for Cook …

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Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce

Uncontested Divorce

There are many benefits to an uncontested divorce. They tend to be the easiest and lowest stress option and are certainly the cheapest option. An uncontested divorce will be handled quickly. It is sometimes possible to come to an amicable agreement with regard to division of assets, child support and …

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Debt and Divorce

Debt and Divorce

When you and your spouse make the difficult decision to dissolve your marriage through the process of divorce, you may need to consider various financial matters, including the division of debt. In most cases, the same processes used to divide a couple’s assets will also be used to divide their …

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Parental Rights

Parental Rights

One of the fundamental areas of family law relates to parental rights. This area of family law covers a wide range of topics all dealing with the relationship between a parent and child as well as the rights of a parent in regards to their child. Having children is a …

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The Difference between Assault and Battery

Assault and Battery

Assault and battery are both crimes that both involve hurting another individual. Depending on the severity of the crime, both assault and battery can be charged as misdemeanors or as felonies. Like other crimes, the penalty for an assault and/or battery conviction will be more severe if the perpetrator has …

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Extortion

Extortion

Extortion occurs when a person threatens another individual to receive money, goods, or services in exchange for not carrying out the threat. The offender uses some sort of leverage to induce an individual to cooperate, such as threatening to inflict physical harm, release secret information or information harmful to a …

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Loitering and Prowling

Loitering and Prowling

Loitering and prowling are the acts of standing around idly or hanging around an area with no apparent purpose. Individuals seen loitering may be reported by other citizens and stopped by police and questioned. Loiterers may be let go without any consequences or with just a warning if the police …

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Petty Theft vs Grand Theft

Petty Theft vs Grand Theft

Theft charges vary depending on the offender’s history and the value of what is stolen. The penalties for theft also range accordingly, from misdemeanors with minor sentences to felonies with long prison sentences and heavy fines. Being convicted of a felony in Florida can lead to particularly serious penalties, including …

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The Power of Association

The Power of Association

When an individual or group commits a crime, often there are people associated with the criminal(s) who had no intention of being involved with the crime. In a robbery, it may be the driver who got talked into or threatened into going along with the robber’s plan. In drug cultivation …

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