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Archives for: July 30th, 2019

CLIENT CHARGED WITH:

Client was charged with domestic battery after he allegedly struck his girlfriend in their Chicago apartment. Mr. Weisberg appeared in court with Client on March 18, 2019 and after meeting with the prosecutor, the charges we dismissed. Client was not convicted and paid no fine.

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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 [...]

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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.[...]

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Sex trafficking is a growing problem nationwide, and Illinois has some of the highest sex trafficking rates in the country. Accordingly, sex trafficking is a major priority for law enforcement, and sex trafficking charges are increasing.

In fact, the enhanced efforts to eliminate sex trafficking may even lead to overzealous policing, and result in innocent people being charged.

Those working in positions — legal and otherwise — that could possibly be affected by Illinois state sex trafficking laws would do [...]

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Probation Violations

Although it is certainly far more preferable to time spent behind bars, you are still very much under the supervision of the criminal justice system if you’re placed on probation.

Judges will often commute a prison sentence to probation for low-level and/or first-time offenders. If you’re on probation, your prison sentence is suspended and you’re allowed to remain in the Chicago community — so long as you meet certain conditions.

A probation program lays out strict terms that you’re legally [...]

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