Danville, Illinois Criminal Lawyers
Joliet, IL 60433
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
When he first started his legal career, Jeremy often heard complaints of the lack of attention clients received from attorneys they have used in the past. These well established lawyers may have been so busy - they did not have the time to give each client the attention that they needed. As a young attorney, this is how Mr. Wang built his law practice over the...
Wheaton, IL 60187
Lombard, IL 60148
105 W. Madison Street, Suite 2200
Chicago, IL 60602
333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104
St. Charles, IL 60175
134 N. Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Eureka, IL 61539
Jon worked as an Assistant State's Attorney for Macon County from Spring 2000 until December 2000 at which time...
Utilizing and leveraging her previous experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system, Nrupa primarily practices criminal defense and family law at BRE Law. Nrupa is multilingual, giving her the unique ability to assist clients in Spanish, Hindi, and Gujarati.
Nrupa is a native of the Chicago suburbs. After graduating from high school, she...
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?
Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.
Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.
Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.
When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.
Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.
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