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by Patrick G. King on June 19, 2017
What is Wrongful Death?  By: Patrick G. King of King Law Firm, LLC (Alton, IL): Personal Injury and Trial Lawyer Wrongful Death claims or cases arise in matters involving auto/car accidents, semi-truck/tractor trailer accidents, products liability, medical malpractice, mesothelioma or asbestos, nursing home negligence, and other personal inj...
by Stephanie A. King on June 19, 2017
What is a Last Testament & Will? In a will, a person (testator) directs the manner and method of distribution of property – real estate, tangible or intangible, and personal property. The purpose of a will is to indicate to the Court the manner in which the person wants his or her estate handled and settled. It is entirely revocable and c...
by Patrick G. King on June 19, 2017
What is Personal Injury Law? What are my rights if I have been wronged or injured? By: Patrick G. King of King Law Firm, LLC (Alton, IL): Personal Injury and Trial Lawyer What is personal injury? Personal injury is harm or damages caused to a person, such as a broken bone, concussion, loss of limb, loss of life, or other bodily injury, as a res...
by King Law Firm, LLC on January 15, 2016
 MADISON COUNTY, IL PERSONAL INJURY/TRIAL ATTORNEY RECOGNIZED AS RISING STAR IN 2016  Alton, Illinois - Trial and personal injury lawyer, Patrick King, has been selected to the list of Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars again in 2016 in the area of Personal Injury. The selection process recognizes no more than 2.5% of all attorneys in t...
by riverbender.com on January 7, 2016
ALTON – Stephanie King will be joining her husband, Patrick, today, Jan. 4, at the King Law Firm, LLC. She is a former Assistant State’s Attorney for Madison County. “I had the opportunity to serve the citizens of Madison County and now, I am ready to serve my community in a new role and represent clients ins...
on September 21, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 12, 2015     MADISON COUNTY, IL PERSONAL INJURY/TRIAL ATTORNEY RECOGNIZED AS RISING STAR   Alton, Illinois - Trial and personal injury lawyer, Patrick King, has been selected to the list of Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars in the area of Personal Injury. The selection process recognizes no mo...
by Patrick G. King on September 21, 2015
What are my options when my Driver’s License has been revoked by the Illinois Secretary of State?   The Illinois Secretary of State has the authority to issue licenses or permits, suspend or revoke privileges, and/or reinstate privileges for Illinois drivers. The Secretary of State revokes driving privileges upon confirmation that a dr...
by Patrick G. King on September 21, 2015
What is reasonable doubt?   This is a measure or standard by which a jury or judge decides a criminal case. The decider of facts - jury or judge - must vote whether or not the government’s prosecutor (state or federal) has met the burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt. In the American legal system, reasonable doubt is the highest b...
by Patrick G. King on February 5, 2015
NEW LAWS TO WATCH FOR 2015   Police banned from Traffic Ticket Quotas The Department of Illinois State Police, County Police or Sheriff’s Departments, and Local Municipal Police are prohibited from requiring its officers or troopers from issuing a specific number of traffic citations within a designated period of time.    ...
by Patrick G. King on September 20, 2014
Selecting a Lawyer - Finding the right qualities   If and when you become a prospective client seeking to hire a lawyer, you should seek certain qualities within the lawyer. As professionals, lawyers are not one-size fits all. Every lawyer has strengths and weaknesses, specialties and expertise in certain areas, billing practices, reputation...
by Patrick G. King on February 4, 2014
As an attorney, I am a member of the legal profession, a representative of clients, an officer of the legal system, and a public citizen having a special responsibility for the quality of justice. To each client, I must provide competent services, act in the client's best interests, advocate, negotiate, evaluate, act with reasonable diligence, pro...
by Patrick G. King on January 21, 2013
The New Year – 2013 – brings several new laws into effect in Illinois. Here are some of the new laws, but not an exhaustive list. If you wish to know more, please contact our office (618-462-8405).   Caylee’s Law: The new law increases penalties for a parent, guardian, or caretaker who fails to report the death or disappea...
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