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Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney
Former Cook County Felony Prosecutor

Theft Crimes

Facing a Theft Charge? Chicago Criminal Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Provide You With The knowledge 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 consent of the owner. Although the penalties for theft can vary depending on the value of what was allegedly stolen, theft convictions can result in significant prison time in some instances. The bottom line is that if you have been accused of any theft, you will want to retain a knowledgeable and experienced criminal attorney in Chicago who can help provide you with the legal counsel and representation you will need to mount a defense against these charges.

Chicago Theft Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg Can Provide the Aggressive Defense You Need

Because a conviction on a theft charge can deleteriously affect your future, Chicago criminal attorney Andrew M. Weisberg is committed to providing you with the best criminal defense possible. To that end, he and his highly trained staff will work diligently to thoroughly investigate all aspects of your case to obtain the best outcome possible. In some instances, as your defense attorney, Mr. Weisberg may be able to persuade the Cook County D.A. to drop the charges against you or to reduce them significantly. However, when that is not possible, you can rest assured that your criminal attorney, Andrew M. Weisberg, will always stand ready to aggressively defend and uphold your rights, whether in or out of the courtroom.

Defending You Against Retail Theft Charges in Chicago – Chicago Defense Lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg

As noted, the term “theft” can refer to several charges in which property was allegedly obtained through dishonesty. However, the differences in the charges usually pertain to how the property was obtained. For example, the law sees a difference between the theft of a product from a convenience store and theft that occurs by breaking into a private citizen’s residence. In general, charges depend upon the type of property stolen, the value of that property, and where the alleged theft occurred. Your criminal defense lawyer in Chicago, Andrew M. Weisberg, is prepared to defend your case regardless of the theft charges you might face. Mr. Weisberg has evidenced considerable success in the handling of theft cases that include:

Suppose you have been charged with any of these theft crimes or any combination of them. In that case, Chicago defense lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg can provide you with the legal counsel and representation you will need to build an adequate defense to combat the theft charges against you.

When You Need an Aggressive and Experienced Theft Attorney in Chicago, Consult Andrew M. Weisberg

Mr. Weisberg has dedicated his practice to criminal defense to provide the attention to detail necessary to prepare a legal defense for his clients. However, before starting his practice, defense attorney Weisberg was a prosecutor in Chicago. Consequently, he has likely successfully prosecuted and/or defended cases like yours. His experience as a prosecutor means that he is uniquely positioned to understand your case from every angle, inside and out. It is as though he has an inside track on what the prosecution might do to obtain a conviction. As your defense attorney, Andrew M. Weisberg can anticipate the best line of reasoning to develop to provide you with the most aggressive theft defense possible. When you retain Andrew M Weisberg as your criminal defense attorney in Chicago, you are getting someone who not only has the desire and conviction but also the knowledge and experience to provide you with the legal defense that you need.

Experienced and Knowledgeable – Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Andrew M. Weisberg

This is a challenging and stressful time, and your Chicago defense lawyer, Andrew M. Weisberg, is sensitive to everything you face. He will compassionately develop a personalized attorney-client relationship with you and keep you informed regarding developments in your case at every step. You will have the peace of mind of knowing you are being treated with respect and provided the legal representation you need in all hearings and other legal proceedings.

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

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