Reflections on Law and Justice is a Chicago law and justice blog by Attorney Tatiana Czaplicki of The Law Office of Tatiana D. Czaplicki, PC. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. The information you obtain from this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice.
There is great news coming out of Springfield for first time offenders of the aggravated speeding statute. For the last 5 years, folks driving 26 mph or more faced mandatory convictions as a penalty on their aggravated speeding charges. The Illinois General Assembly... read more
Most people don’t have much interaction with Attorneys during their lifetime. Others seem to need our assistance more often than they should. No matter where you fall on the spectrum of representation, it is important to note that we are here to help you. Sure,... read more
Memorial day weekend marks the beginning of summer. BBQ’s, picnics, parties. And alcohol. Lots of alcohol. While the reasoning behind the safety check points is seat belts, many people get caught after having a few drinks in celebration of the holiday and are... read more
Two new laws that would profoundly change the landscape of Secretary of State formal reinstatement hearings are awaiting a vote in the Illinois house. Currently, if you have 4 or more DUI, your driving privileges are revoked for life. The new rule proposes that those... read more
Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner, has formed a commission aimed at studying and making recommendations for a long overdue overhaul of the state’s crumbling criminal justice system. If successful, the goal is to significantly reduce the number of people (both... read more
Because buying and selling a home is one of the most stressful times in our lives, it makes sense to hire an experience real estate attorney to walk you through the process all the way to closing. This article distinguishes between a closing attorney and a real estate... read more