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Charged with Rape? If Convicted, You Could Face a Sentence of Over 100 Years

If you are convicted of rape in Chicago, you could face a prison sentence that would be longer than a sentence for some murder cases. Depending upon the circumstances surrounding your case, you could spend anywhere from six years up to a maximum 120 years behind bars, as well as fines over $20,000. The penalties for rape are some of the most severe in the judicial system, and rightly so. However, if you have been falsely arrested for aggravated criminal sexual assault, 120 years can sound more than overwhelming. That is why anyone who is facing such charges in Chicago or elsewhere in Illinois needs the assistance of a proven defense attorney who can ensure that you are treated fairly and provide an aggressive defense.

 

Your attorney will be aware of the fact that the prosecutor may seek to file other charges against you in addition to the aggravated criminal sexual assault charge. Prosecutors will do this in the hope that if a technicality prevents them from getting a conviction on one charge or evidence is not admitted on another charge, they will still have a chance at a conviction on any of the remaining charges. However, your attorney will be adept at providing you with the counsel and representation that you may require on a variety of charges and will craft a solid defense on your behalf.

 

If you are facing charges in Chicago for aggravated criminal sexual assault, you may be fearful that your freedom and your future are in great jeopardy. Contact the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg as soon as possible. Mr. Weisberg has the depth of legal experience that may be able to put your mind at ease. As a former prosecutor, criminal defense attorney Andrew M Weisberg brings unique experience to the courtroom because he understands how the law is interpreted and applied from both sides and is committed to providing you with the best possible defense so you can have the opportunity for a favorable outcome.

 

Chicago Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault – If you’ve been charged in Chicago with aggravated criminal sexual assault, no matter how straightforward or complex the charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is known for tough, aggressive defense. A former felony prosecutor, Attorney Weisberg has extensive experience in handling all types of criminal cases, from sex offenses and violent crimes to theft-related crimes and traffic violations. To contact Mr. Weisberg, visit https://www.chicagocriminallawyer.com/, call the office at 312.854.7004 or call his cell phone 24/7 at 773.908.9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for a prompt call back. The initial consultation is free.

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How Aggravating Factors Can Affect Your IL Sentence

Aggravating Factors

Sometimes after a crime takes place, the perpetrator finds themselves in more serious trouble than they initially expected. Some charges contain what we call aggravating factors – and these factors can significantly worsen the penalties for a crime.

Recently, a man on a Chicago train in the Cermak Road area was stabbed in the face. Police don’t know what motivated the attack yet, but any discovered motivations could be considered aggravating factors in the crime. These could increase the sentencing

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IL Domestic Violence Prosecutions Down, But You Can Still Be Charged

Domestic Assault | Domestic Battery | Domestic Violence

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every single aspect of our lives, including how we get along with people in our own household.

According to the Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline, tensions between people quarantined together at home have resulted in more calls to the hotline in 2020. In fact, they report a 16 percent increase in the overall calls compared to the same time in the previous year.

Yet even as calls for help from domestic violence situations skyrocketed, the number

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