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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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Is Marijuana Legal Yet in Illinois? What Does the Law Say?

Drug Crimes | Drug Possession | Marijuana

The use of marijuana has been a controversial topic for decades.

Many have argued that the use of marijuana is a relatively harmless act and that criminalizing it is a waste of law-enforcement resources. On the other hand, even a small possession charge held severe consequences in most states. That is, until relatively recently.

Now, more and more states are beginning to review their current drug legislation and adjust policies so that they reflect modern attitudes. Illinois is one of [...]

Stealing from a Car – Even an Unlocked One – Is Burglary in Illinois

Burglary

For many, burglary and theft are two very different things – one just means taking things that don’t belong to you, while the other refers to breaking into a house or store to take those things. While there is some truth to that line of reasoning, it’s not completely correct. The legal definition of burglary can be much different, and more encompassing, than what most people often assume.

Take, for example, the case of three teenagers who were arrested in [...]

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