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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 counsel or choosing inadequate representation. Attorney Andrew M. Weisberg will fight harder than anyone to make sure that your name and your reputation stay clean. With so much to be won or lost in sexual abuse cases, it’s imperative that you have the best legal defense available.

 

Andrew M. Weisberg will fight tirelessly to ensure that your rights and your name are protected. To contact 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.

 

Know the Law and Get an Experienced Sexual Abuse Attorney on Your Side

 

If you’re charged with criminal sexual abuse, you might not entirely understand the charges against you or the potential penalties. Under Illinois State law, criminal sexual abuse charges are applied to any person who:

 

  • Commits an act of sexual conduct by the use of force or threat of force.
  • Commits an act of sexual conduct and knows that the victim is unable to understand the nature of the act or is unable to give knowing consent.
  • Commits an act of sexual penetration or sexual conduct with a victim who is at least 9 years of age but under 17 years of age, knowing that the individual is under the age of 17.
  • Commits an act of sexual penetration or sexual conduct with a victim who is at least 13 years of age but under 17 years of age and the person is less than 5 years older than the victim.

In addition, a charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse will be applied to any person who commits criminal sexual abuse under any of the following circumstances:

 

  • The person displays, threatens to use, or uses a dangerous weapon
  • The victim is a child between the ages of 13 and 16
  • The person causes bodily harm to the victim
  • The victim is 60 years of age or older
  • The victim is a physically handicapped person
  • The person acts in a manner that threatens or endangers the life of the victim or any other person
  • The person commits the criminal sexual abuse during the course of committing or attempting to commit any other felony
  • The person delivers any controlled substance to the victim for other than medical purposes without the victim’s consent or by threat or deception.

Chicago defense attorney Andrew M. Weisberg can help you understand exactly what charges you’re facing and your best legal options. Mr. Weisberg will also keep you informed of developments in your case every step of the way so that you’re never left in the dark.

 

Don’t Risk the Penalties of a Sexual Abuse Conviction; Work with Andrew M. Weisberg

 

Sentencing can vary widely based on the circumstances of each particular case. Depending on the specifics of a case, charges can range from misdemeanor classifications to Class 2 felonies.

 

If you find yourself facing criminal sexual abuse charges, it is advisable to seek the counsel of an experienced legal professional who can explain the law to you in greater detail. Considering the many nuances of Illinois sexual abuse laws, it is in your best interest to have a lawyer on your side who is well versed in these laws and who has experience handling sexual abuse cases.

 

Due to his years of experience as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney, Andrew M. Weisberg can expertly navigate the laws and strategize using the perspective of both defense and prosecution. His unique experience allows him to anticipate and counter arguments the prosecution may make. You can rely on Mr. Weisberg to handle your case deftly and calmly, both in and out of the courtroom.

 

If Your Sexual Abuse Case Goes to Trial, You’ll Need an Adept Chicago Defense Attorney

 

Certainly, the fear that your case will go to trial is one of the most frightening aspects of a sexual abuse charge. Once a case goes to trial, the stakes are escalated drastically.

 

Rest assured that Andrew M. Weisberg will thoroughly prepare to present a rigorous defense to the court. If any evidence against was obtained unconstitutionally, he will fight to have that evidence thrown out and, if possible, he will work to get the charges against you reduced or dropped altogether. In some cases, he may be able to convince the judge that there is a better alternative to prison in your case.

 

Your freedom is too important to risk, which is why you need Andrew M. Weisberg in your corner.

 

Andrew M. Weisberg: Handling Your Case with Professionalism and Discretion

 

Criminal sexual abuses charges carry significant weight, and the stigma that often accompanies such charges can be extremely damaging and haunting for years to come, even if you aren’t convicted. Because of this, Andrew M. Weisberg vows to always handle your case with the utmost discretion and confidentiality.

 

Attorney Weisberg will treat you with the respect and dignity that you deserve. He whole- heartedly believes that our justice system will only work if everyone has the right to a rigorous defense, and he will invest in your case the time and effort necessary to bring about the best possible outcome. Because he understands that so much of your life is relying on the outcome of your case, he will provide you with personalized care and individualized attention every step of the way..

 

Don’t Wait-Call Andrew M. Weisberg Today

 

In sexual abuse cases, it’s imperative that you have a lawyer who is ready and willing to fight for you using the best defense available.

 

If you have been arrested for criminal sexual abuse in Chicago, no matter how straightforward or complex the charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is a criminal defense lawyer known for tough, aggressive defense. As mentioned above, 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.