Are you an Illinois business owner at risk of losing your professional license?
At 1818, we’re here for you.
We know that losing your license would be losing your livelihood. That’s why we specialize in helping Illinois business owners defend their licenses and prevent disciplinary action.
We’re a full-service law firm handling everything from initial investigations to administrative hearings and appeals. Our attorneys have years of experience, and we’re ready to put it to use for you today.
Don’t go down without a fight—book your free consultation with an Illinois business license defense attorney now.
Dozens of Illinois laws, statutes, and regulations apply to business licenses in the state. Because of this, there are a wide variety of grounds for which a consumer could lodge a formal complaint against your business.
But no matter what you’re up against, our team has likely seen a case like yours.
Some common complaints we defend against include:
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) doesn’t take licensing issues lightly, and neither do we.
At 1818, we’ll help you minimize disciplinary actions and represent you before IDFPR so that things don’t get any worse than they already are. Get your free consultation now.
If you have been accused of professional misconduct your career is at stake. You could lose your job and your reputation, and you don’t have time to waste figuring out how to defend these matters on your own.
You need a lawyer who understands how complex these cases are—someone who knows how the system works and how to beat it.
The good news is you’re already in the right place.
At 1818, we’re dedicated to helping licensed professionals like you get the help they need.
We defend all types of professional licenses in Illinois, with specific experience helping home inspectors and roofing professionals in the state.
Don’t go one more day with your license in jeopardy. You’ve got options. Call 1818 today.
If you’re a business professional facing an IDFPR investigation, here’s what you can expect from the process:
No matter what stage you’re in, our attorneys can represent you to get a judgment in your favor.
Book your free initial consultation now.
What are my legal options after receiving a complaint notice in Illinois?
After receiving a complaint or letter of investigation, you can attempt to respond to the allegations independently or you can contact a professional license defense attorney to defend you and your license.
Do I really need a business license defense attorney in Illinois?
Absolutely. Do not seek help from the investigator or any other IDFPR personnel. The most important thing to remember is that the IDFPR’s top priority is to protect the public. They have no interest in assisting you in defending your license. We do.
Call 1818 now. We recommend getting legal representation from an experienced and dedicated business license defense attorney as soon as possible.
What happens if I don’t respond to IDFPR?
Failure to respond to a complaint will result in adverse action against your license. In many cases, ignoring the complaint ensures that your license will be suspended or revoked. Ignoring the issue won’t make it go away. Instead, contact a business license defense attorney immediately.
My license application was denied; what now?
If you have applied for an Illinois license and are denied by the IDFPR, they will send you a Notice of Intent to Deny. You will have a short time to contest the denial. If you decide to contest, an informal conference or evidentiary hearing will be held to get your license back on track.
Your attorney can help you throughout the process and ensure you get the best possible outcome in your case.
When you’re trying to run a business, the last thing you want to do is get tangled up in red tape.
But if your professional license is on the line, you might have no choice.
That’s why at 1818, we’re here to help.
We know all about the laws that govern professional licensing in Illinois, and we’ve helped dozens of business owners like yourself keep their licenses. When you hire us, we’ll do everything to ensure your professional license stays in good standing.
Let us help you get a handle on things—call 1818 now to get started.
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Social workers improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. They provide counseling and support to those in need, as well as advocacy and assistance in accessing resources such as healthcare and social services. Social workers also promote social justice and address systemic issues affecting vulnerable populations.
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Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) specialize in accounting, tax preparation, and financial planning. They assist individuals and businesses with tax filings, financial audits, and strategic financial planning. CPAs have a high level of expertise in financial matters and must pass a rigorous exam and meet ongoing education requirements.
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Is your license in jeopardy? We represent individuals and businesses who are being investigated by IDFPR or who want to proactively ask questions and put policies in place to avoid future regulatory problems.
Our firm works with government agencies at the state, city, and county levels, using our legal and government relations strategies to represent you effectively.
We lobby State and Local governments on a range of laws, policies and procurement related issues.
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