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Client caught stealing items from a major department store in Skokie.

January 23, 2019

Client caught stealing items from a major department store in Skokie. Mr. Weisberg appeared in court with Client and Mr. Weisberg was able to get the charges dismissed without a conviction, guilty plea, fine or court costs. Mr. Weisberg is now in the process of expunging the records for Client.

Client charged with felony retail theft from four locations of a home improvement retailer.

March 13, 2019

Client charged with felony retail theft from four locations of a home improvement retailer. Total theft was more than $10,000. Mr. Weisberg was ultimately able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss 3 felony charges and reduce the 4th charge to a misdemeanor with probation. Client did not have to serve any jail time and will not become a convicted felon despite the four felony cases.

Client charged with stealing more than $60,000 from an employer where Client worked as an accountant.

February 25, 2019

Client charged with stealing more than $60,000 from an employer where Client worked as an accountant. Client confessed to stealing the money and was charged with a felony where he faced 3-7 years in prison. Mr. Weisberg was able to negotiate a plea where no conviction was entered, client served no jail time, did not have to pay any money back and will be eligible to have his record expunged after a brief period of time.

Client charged with aggravated assault with a golf club after allegedly threatening a cab driver over a dispute involving his wife. Mr. Weisberg recommended that the client not accept the State’s offer of court supervision and instead set the case for trial.

November 12, 2014

The case was dismissed on the trial date and the client was not convicted.

Client charged with bringing a loaded handgun into O’Hare Airport.

March 22, 2019

Client contends it was his weapon but he forgot that it was in his bag and never intended to bring the gun to the airport. Mr. Weisberg wrote a letter to the prosecutor explaining the excellent background of the client as well as his defense as to the possession of the gun. The prosecutor agreed to dismiss the case on March 22, 2019. The client was not convicted and paid no fine.

Client charged with domestic battery after allegedly striking his wife in the presence of their young child.

September 21, 2016

The client was in the United States on a work visa and could not have any violent crime on his record. Mr. Weisberg explained to the prosecutor that the client’s wife was the aggressor and that my client actually called the police to help him calm the situation. The prosecutor spoke to the client’s wife and she agreed to drop the charges. The client is now eligible to have his record expunged and he will have no problems with immigration.

Client charged with domestic battery and interfering with a 911 call. The client decided to fight the case at trial.

September 26, 2016

The prosecutor presented photographs of bruises that they alleged were caused by the client during an attack. Mr. Weisberg prepared the client for trial by spending hours going over all kinds of questions that could come up at trial. Mr. Weisberg was able to cross examine the client’s wife and the arresting officer and bring out critical instances of bias and inconsistent testimony. The judge found the client NOT GUILTY at trial. This saved his job and prevented the client from a likely deportation.

Client was charged with many extremely serious sex crimes after he was accused of taking advantage of his position of authority to have a sexual relationship with an underage girl.

October 06, 2016

The client made a full confession to police. The prosecutor charged the client with 18 separate counts of sex offenses. The minimum sentence based on these charges was 15 years with a maximum of 60 years. Mr. Weisberg along with the client gathered countless character letters along with military and school records. Mr. Weisberg met several times with the prosecutor and was able to convince her to dismiss 17 of the 18 counts. The client was able to avoid jail altogether and received probation with counseling.

Client was charged with criminal trespass arising out of an incident at an upscale Chicago hotel.

November 15, 2016

After getting into a heated argument with his girlfriend in a hallway in the hotel, the client was told he must leave and not return. The client allegedly returned a short time later and was arrested. Making the situation more complicated was the fact that the client lived out of state and was only here for the weekend. Mr. Weisberg was able to arrange for a pretrial diversion program where the client could complete his requirements in his home state. On the court date, Mr. Weisberg spoke at length to the prosecutor on the case and it was dismissed.

Client charged with theft from a bar that he was visiting.

November 17, 2016

As the client left the bar, he allegedly stole an expensive piece of electronic equipment from the bar. He was immediately apprehended and confessed to the crime. Mr. Weisberg was able to get the client into a pretrial diversion program and the case was dismissed. The client was not convicted and paid no fine or court costs. The client is now eligible to have his record expunged.

Client was arrested and charged with battery after allegedly striking a man on the sidewalk after they exchanged words on a bus.

November 23, 2016

The client was actually a successful business man and could not have anything on his record. Mr. Weisberg was able to get the case dismissed and the client is eligible to have his record expunged.

Client charged with retail theft for the 5th time.

December 07, 2016

She had two previous cases in Indiana and two in Illinois. The client feared she would serve jail time or the prosecutor would upgrade the charge to a felony. Mr. Weisberg had the client gather several character letters and medical reports about a recent illness. After meeting with the prosecutor and the Judge and arguing for the client, the prosecutor agreed to allow the client to complete a small amount of community service (charity work) and the charges were dropped. The client served no time, was not convicted and did not even have to pay a fine or court costs.

Client charged with Criminal Damage to Property when he was caught on surveillance slashing the tires of another individual.

November 24, 2014

After conference with the prosecutor and Judge, Mr. Weisberg was able to convince the prosecutor to drop the charges.

Client charged with 3 counts of Criminal Sexual Assault and was facing 15-45 years in prison if convicted at trial. Client had admitted to some lower charges but had to fight the highest level charges to avoid the 15 year minimum prison sentence.

November 21, 2014

Mr. Weisberg fought the case at trial and the client was found not guilty on all 3 counts of criminal sexual assault.

Client charged with Felony Retail Theft after being caught leaving a high end department store with over $2,000 worth of stolen merchandise.

November 17, 2014

Mr. Weisberg aggressively negotiated with the prosecutor and was able to get the charge reduced to misdemeanor retail theft under $300. As a result of this reduction, the client will not become a convicted felon and will actually be able to clear her record completely.

Client charged with 45 counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault and other very serious sex crimes and was facing 18-90 years in prison if convicted at trial. Mr. Weisberg discredited the State’s primary witness and convinced the Judge to find the client Not Guilty on all charges.

November 13, 2014

The client left the courtroom a free man and with no conviction on his record.

Client had two prior cases for Public Indecency and sought to have his record expunged. The prosecutor filed an objection and the case proceeded to hearing before the presiding Judge. Mr. Weisberg was prepared with several documents showing the client’s military service and other information.

November 10, 2014

The Judge agreed to allow the expungement of both cases.

Client was charged with Domestic Battery, two counts of battery to a police officer and two counts of resisting arrest. The client was not a citizen a feared deportation proceedings if the case were not properly resolved. Mr. Weisberg was able to convince the prosecutor to drop the domestic battery, both battery charges involving the police and the two counts of resisting.

October 24, 2014

The client was allowed to plead guilty instead to one count of reckless conduct which will have no negative consequences with regard to immigration.

Client charged with Retail Theft after allegedly stealing various items from a local store. Mr. Weisberg convinced the prosecutor to allow the client to take part in the misdemeanor deferred prosecution program.

October 23, 2014

The client was simply required to take part in two-30 minute meetings. All charges were dropped and the client is eligible to have his record expunged

Client was in town from New York when she was arrested and charged with Retail Theft.

October 17, 2014

Mr. Weisberg was able to convince the prosecutor to drop all charges after completion of a very brief deferral program. The client can now expunge the arrest record.

Client was charged with possession of cannabis and trespassing. The cannabis charge was prosecuted by the Cook County prosecutor while the trespass charge was prosecuted by the attorney for the City of Chicago.

October 08, 2014

Mr. Weisberg negotiated with both prosecutors and all charges were dropped against the client.

Client was originally charged with Public Indecency after allegedly engaging in sexual activity in a Cook County Forest Preserve. The client sought to have his arrest record, mugshot and fingerprints expunged. The Cook County prosecutor filed an objection and a hearing was required before the Chief Judge in Skokie.

October 07, 2014

Mr. Weisberg successfully argued for his client and the Chief Judge granted the expungement and ordered all records related to the case destroyed.

Client charged with domestic battery after allegedly striking his wife during an argument.

October 03, 2014

Mr. Weisberg was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the charges. The client is now eligible to have his record expunged.

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