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“If You Do Not Have or Cannot Afford an Attorney …”

Whether from watching television and movies, taking a basic class in U. S. Government, or from actual run-ins with the law, everyone is aware that law enforcement officers must inform a suspect of their rights, including the right to a lawyer. So, if you have been arrested in Chicago and face criminal charges, wouldn’t it be easier and cheaper to simply use the defense attorney that can be supplied by the courts?

 

The reality is that although there are some highly competent and committed public defenders in Chicago, even those who have both the legal knowledge and the courtroom prowess to be effective are often overloaded with cases, lack the support staff to fully investigate each case, and do not have the time to give each client the personalized and detailed attention that’s needed to obtain the best possible outcome in a criminal case.

 

Because defending against a criminal charge can be a frightening and traumatic experience, you will want an attorney who is willing to devote the personalized attention that you will need during this difficult time. Having the reassurance that your attorney is devoted to your case will often give you the confidence and peace of mind needed if the case goes to trial.

 

In an arrest in Chicago on criminal charges, the stakes are too high to risk representation by anyone who cannot be devoted to your case. Contact Chicago criminal attorney Andrew M. Weisberg to aggressively defend you. Mr. Weisberg will be personally involved in your case so that you can get the best outcome possible. Contact Mr. Weisberg for a free consultation today.

 

If you have been arrested in Chicago, no matter how straightforward or complex your charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is a Chicago criminal attorney known for tough, aggressive defense. A former felony prosecutor, Attorney Weisberg has extensive experience 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/ or call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for prompt call back. The consultation is free.

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Is It Theft, Robbery, or Burglary? How Illinois Defines Each Crime

Burglary | Robbery | Theft

Many people use the terms “theft,” “robbery,” and “burglary” interchangeably in daily conversations. Which makes sense. After all, each term – in general – addresses the same topic.

Legally speaking, however, the terms describe three different and specific types of criminal offenses. If you’re facing criminal charges related to stealing something, you need to know the legal definition of each term.

Theft in Illinois

Illinois Statutes Chapter 720 §16-1 defines theft as obtaining the property of someone else through deception [...]

Did You Know You’re Paying Not to Seal Your Illinois Criminal Record?

Record Sealing

You’ve served your time and paid off fines for your crimes. Everything should go back to normal, right?

Not so much.

Even if you are only arrested, or if you are charged but acquitted on those charges, it creates a criminal record. A record that will follow you if you don’t take action.

Having a conviction on your record is especially hard because state and federal laws automatically ban you from holding certain positions, getting certain jobs, and even exercising [...]

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