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Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help if You’ve Been Arrested

If you have been arrested in Chicago or Cook County and are now facing criminal charges, the time to retain an aggressive and experienced Chicago criminal attorney is now. Regardless of whether you are facing felony or misdemeanor charges, the consequences of a conviction can negatively impact you for the rest of your life. The stakes are too high and your freedom too valuable to have anyone less than the best Chicago defense lawyer at your side. Andrew M. Weisberg is a criminal defense lawyer in Chicago with the experience, knowledge, and aggressive approach that you can depend on when facing any sort of criminal charge.

Need Aggressive Chicago Criminal Defense? Call The Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg

Mr. Weisberg is not just another criminal attorney in Chicago. As a former prosecutor with the District Attorney’s office, Mr. Weisberg is intimately familiar with all aspects of criminal law for the state of Illinois. Because he used to prosecute cases just like yours, he understands the kinds of tactics and arguments that the prosecution will attempt to use to gain a conviction against you. As your Chicago defense attorney, he has the insight that will enable him to develop the best possible strategies to contribute to your defense so that he can vigorously defend your rights in and out of the courtroom.

Defending You Against a Variety of Charges – Your Criminal Defense Attorney in Chicago – Andrew M. Weisberg

The prosecution may attempt to file multiple charges against you so as to gain some sort of conviction on at least one or more. However, with Andrew M. Weisberg as your defense attorney in Chicago, you can rest assured that regardless of the number or types of charges that are brought against you, Attorney Weisberg will diligently purse every avenue of defense available to you in an effort to obtain the best possible outcome to your case. Mr. Weisberg is experienced in every area of criminal law and equipped to provide for your defense in any number of areas, including:

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Aggravated Battery

Aggravated Battery

If you have been arrested in the Chicago area and charged with burglary, you are facing a felony charge and could be sent to prison if convicted.

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Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

If you have been arrested in the Chicago area and charged with burglary, you are facing a felony charge and could be sent to prison if convicted.

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Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault

Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault

If you have been arrested in the Chicago area and charged with burglary, you are facing a felony charge and could be sent to prison if convicted.

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Assault

Assault

Need an Assault Attorney? Get Help from Chicago Assault Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg   If you have been charged with assault in Chicago, you may not have thought you did anything illegal. Assault is different than battery in that an assault charge does not require that any contact be made between the suspect and the […]

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Battery

Battery

Get Chicago Battery Attorney Andrew M. Weisberg on Your Side   Maybe you lost your temper and got into a fight with a friend. Maybe you shoved someone who kept trying to provoke you. Or maybe you didn’t cause any physical harm, but someone else is claiming that you did. Whatever the case, you’re now […]

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Burglary

Burglary

Chicago Burglary Defense Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg – For Those Facing a Burglary Charge   If you have been arrested in the Chicago area and charged with burglary, you are facing a felony charge and could be sent to prison if convicted. Burglary in Illinois is generally a Class 2 Felony, punishable from 3-7 years […]

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Criminal Damage to Property

Criminal Damage to Property

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg – For Those Facing a Criminal Damage to Property Charge   If you are facing a charge of criminal damage to property following an arrest in the Chicago area, that charge can actually mean a variety of things because there are various ways in which to damage properties and […]

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Criminal Sexual Abuse

Criminal Sexual Abuse

Call Andrew M. Weisberg for the Best Defense against Criminal Sexual Abuse Charges   In criminal sexual abuse cases, the stakes are simply too high for you to risk facing the charges unprepared. Don’t risk probation, jail time, and a stigma that could stay with you for the rest of your life by foregoing legal […]

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Criminal Sexual Assault

Criminal Sexual Assault

Charged with Criminal Sexual Assault? Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help   If you are facing a charge of criminal sexual assault, that’s a legal way of saying that you have been accused of rape. As you might well have guessed, the penalties associated with a conviction are severe because if convicted of […]

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Criminal Trespass

Criminal Trespass

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg – For Those Facing a Criminal Trespass Charge   A charge of criminal trespass in the state of Illinois is generally considered a misdemeanor, with the class of misdemeanor being determined by where the alleged trespassing was supposed to have occurred. However, simply because trespassing is a misdemeanor does […]

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Disorderly Conduct

Disorderly Conduct

If you have been arrested in the Chicago area and charged with burglary, you are facing a felony charge and could be sent to prison if convicted.

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Domestic Battery

Domestic Battery

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg – For Those Facing a Domestic Battery Charge   A domestic battery charge means that you are accused of causing bodily harm to a family or household member or that you made physical contact with that person that was of an insulting or provoking nature. If this is a […]

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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Arrested for Chicago Domestic Violence? Take It Seriously Domestic violence is a broad term that encompasses many different forms of abuse, and being charged with domestic violence can result in serious legal consequences and a lifelong stigma, even if no physical violence ever actually took place. Individuals convicted in a domestic violence case can not […]

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Drug Crimes

Drug Crimes

If you have been arrested in the Chicago area and charged with burglary, you are facing a felony charge and could be sent to prison if convicted.

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Drug Possession

Drug Possession

Facing a Possession of Controlled Substance? Chicago Drug Possession Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help   In legal parlance, when you are facing any kind of charges involving a “controlled substance,” it means that you are facing a drug charge, usually one involving possession. Possession of a controlled substance is not a charge to be […]

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DUI

DUI

If you have been arrested in the Chicago area and charged with burglary, you are facing a felony charge and could be sent to prison if convicted.

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Federal Crimes

Federal Crimes

Chicago Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Andrew Weisberg – When Having Experience Counts   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811, or fill out the case review form on our website. The consultation is free.   When facing federal criminal charges, it’s vital that […]

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Felonies

Felonies

The Difference Between Probation and Prison Is Often Times The Skill and Expertise of Your Criminal Lawyer – Chicago Felony Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811, or fill out the case review form on our website. The […]

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Fraud

Fraud

If You Or A Loved One Has Been Charged With Fraud In Chicago – Chicago Fraud Attorney Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811, or fill out the case review form on our website. The consultation is […]

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Involuntary Servitude

Involuntary Servitude

Illinois Cracks Down on Involuntary Servitude   Most people in Chicago think that slavery in the USA ended when the Civil War did. But while legalized slavery was abolished about a century and a half ago, illegal involuntary servitude is still a big problem facing modern-day society, both in our country and the rest of […]

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Misdemeanors

Misdemeanors

Have You Been Charged With A Misdemeanor And Need Legal Counsel – Chicago Misdemeanor Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811, or fill out the case review form on our website. The consultation is free. This page is provided […]

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Murder

Murder

When arrested for and facing serious criminal charges, it is critical to find a great criminal defense lawyer who is at the top of his profession – Chicago Murder Defense Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811, or […]

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Possession of Cannabis / Marijuana

Possession of Cannabis / Marijuana

Facing a Drug Charge for Marijuana? Chicago Cannabis Possession Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help   Although some states have recently approved the recreational use of cannabis or marijuana, the state of Illinois is most decidedly not one of them. If you are arrested for possession of cannabis, you will face serious consequences if convicted. […]

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Possession of Cocaine

Possession of Cocaine

Facing a Drug Possession of Cocaine? Chicago Cocaine Possession Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help   Of all the drug laws pertaining to the possession of a controlled substance, among the most serious are those that have to do with the possession of cocaine. Because cocaine is considered a more dangerous drug than, for example, […]

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Possession of Heroin

Possession of Heroin

Facing a Possession of Heroin Charge? Chicago Possession of Heroin Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help   Authorities claim that no addiction is more difficult to break than an addiction to heroin. That is why, of all the penalties associated with possession of a controlled substance, the most severe center around heroin possession and the […]

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Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child

Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg – If Charged with Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child   Of all the sex crime charges that a person could face, perhaps the one considered the most heinous by the general public, the judicial system, and even those serving time for other types of criminal convictions, is […]

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Probation Violations

Probation Violations

Have You Been Charged With Violating Your Probation? Chicago Criminal Attorney Andrew M. Weisberg Is On Your Side   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811, or fill out the case review form on our website. The consultation is free.   When a […]

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Prostitution

Prostitution

Charged with Prostitution? Get Help from Prostitution Defense Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg   They call it the oldest profession in the world, and whether or not that is true is hard to say, but what is certain is that it is illegal in the state of Illinois to engage in prostitution or to patronize a […]

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Public Indecency

Public Indecency

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg – When Charged with Public Indecency   If you have been arrested by the Chicago Police and charged with public indecency, you may be more embarrassed than concerned about the ramifications of a conviction on your charge. However, even though public indecency is considered a minor sex crime, it […]

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Residential Burglary

Residential Burglary

Need a Residential Burglary Attorney? Get Help from Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg   When you are charged with residential burglary, it indicates that you are suspected of purposefully entering another person’s dwelling with the intent of committing a felony or theft. The entry to the residence could have been achieved through alleged force […]

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Resisting Arrest

Resisting Arrest

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg – For Those Facing a Resisting Arrest Charge   If you are facing charges for resisting arrest, you are most likely facing other charges, as well; that is, the offense or offenses you were initially being arrested for when you allegedly resisted. Depending upon the circumstances and whether […]

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Retail Theft / Shoplifting

Retail Theft / Shoplifting

Don’t Let a Retail Theft Charge in Chicago Ruin Your Life   The Illinois criminal justice system uses the serious-sounding term “retail theft” (720 ILCS 5/16-25) to describe shoplifting because our state takes shoplifting very seriously. While you might view shoplifting as a one-time mistake that didn’t hurt anyone, Illinois courts often come down on […]

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Robbery

Robbery

Robbery Is A Severe Charge That Can Result In Prison Sentences Upwards Of 30 Years – Chicago Robbery Attorney Andrew Weisberg Can Help   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811, or fill out the case review form on our website. The consultation […]

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Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes

ChicagoDefense Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help If You’re Facing a Sex Offense Charge   While there are a wide range of sexual offense charges that can result in punishments of varying magnitudes, there are two primary, very serious consequences that can result from a conviction for a sexually related crime.   The first is […]

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Theft Crimes

Theft Crimes

Facing a Theft Charge? Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Provide You With The Knowledgeable And Experience You Will Need   In the state of Illinois, although there are various forms of theft (720 ILCS 5/16-1), ultimately all charges relating to theft involve the taking of another’s property through deception or force without the […]

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Title IX Defense

Title IX Defense

Sexual Misconduct Claims at School? Get a Chicago Title IX Defense Lawyer   Every student deserves an equal opportunity to receive an education, regardless of gender. That is the basis of the 1972 federal law commonly known as Title IX.   Basically, the idea is that schools need to ensure that all students – regardless […]

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Traffic Violations

Traffic Violations

Facing Criminal Traffic Charges? Chicago Criminal Traffic Violations Attorney Andrew M. Weisberg   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at(773) 908-9811. The consultation is free.   While some traffic violations are minor and involve no injury to a person or damage to property, more […]

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Weapons Charges / Gun Cases

Weapons Charges / Gun Cases

In The State of Illinois Gun Convictions Or Other Weapons Violations Carry Severe Sentences – Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Is At The Top of His Profession   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811. The consultation is free.   In […]

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White Collar Crimes

White Collar Crimes

Are You Being Investigated Or Have Been Arrested For A White Collar Crime? Chicago Defense Lawyer Andrew M. Wesiberg Is An Experienced White Collar Crimes Lawyer   If you would like to reach Mr. Weisberg quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811. The consultation is free.   White collar crimes are […]

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When You Are Looking for an Aggressive and Experienced Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer, Consult Andrew M. Weisberg

Regardless of whether or not you can imagine that the DA will be able to mount a case against you or if you think that the evidence against you couldn’t help but make a jury believe that you were guilty, it is incredibly important that you not leave your future and the outcome of your case to chance. Andrew M. Weisberg stands ready to offer you the best possible criminal defense and to vigorously protect your rights and dignity. With Andrew M. Weisberg as your criminal lawyer in Chicago, you will always be treated with respect, and your case will get all of the personalized, individual attention that it deserves.

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Experienced and Knowledgeable Criminal Defense in Chicago

Chicago criminal lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg is prepared to offer you a free initial consultation so that you can get the legal counsel you need regarding your case in order to make fully informed decisions about how best to proceed. When Andrew M Weisberg is your criminal attorney in Chicago, you can have the peace of mind of knowing that you will always be fully apprised of your case and aware of any new developments.

Contact the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg When You Are in Search of a Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested in Chicago, no matter how straightforward or complex the charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is a criminal defense lawyer 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 quickly and directly, please call his cell phone 24/7 or fill out the case review form on our website. The consultation is free.

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What to Know If You Want to Let Your IL Child Drink over the Holidays

Underage Drinking | Minor in Possession | DUI | Juvenile Crimes

If drinking is part of your family’s holiday tradition, you might be tempted to let your teen partake in a small amount of alcohol.

This is okay – but only under certain circumstances. Therefore, if you’re going to allow your teen to drink over the holidays this year, it’s important to know what you can do, and what could result in criminal penalties for you, your teen, or both.

We’ve put together a guide covering Illinois law regarding underage drinking, [...]

Know Your Rights When Dealing With Illinois Drug-Sniffing Dogs

Drug Crimes

Airport security can be stressful enough, but when officers walk by with dogs, everyone seems to tighten up. No one wants a drug-sniffing dog to walk by and start barking.

Unfortunately, countless drug-sniffing dogs have made a scene over someone who wasn’t doing anything illegal. Some studies even show that these dogs are more often wrong than they are right.

Despite this, drug-sniffing dogs are still intimidating, and the act of sniffing someone’s personal belongings or body for drugs can [...]

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