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Probation Violations: You May Have Another Shot

There’s a funny song about a parolee sitting at a bar telling the bartender how he violated his parole “to have a good time,” tells the bartender all about his exploits, then says, “They’ll probably give me ten years, so just give me beer til they get here.” Well, it’s funny unless you, yourself, have just violated probation and you’re sitting at the proverbial bar with that same, sinking feeling, reflecting on what you’ve done and what’s bound to happen next. Instead of waiting “til they get here,” call a Chicago criminal defense attorney for help. There may still be another way.

 

While you may feel resigned that you blew your last chance, and you’re convinced that you’re headed to jail for sure, Chicago criminal defense attorney Andrew Weisberg has other ideas. Mr. Weisberg may well be able to help you avoid having your probation revoked even if you have violated. An aggressive, experienced criminal defense attorney specializes in making the impossible possible, especially in cases such as this. Where you see certain defeat, an experienced criminal defense attorney sees opportunities to help you avoid jail when you’ve violated probation.

 

Even if you’re sure they’ve got you, and even if you don’t feel like there’s any chance whatsoever of getting out of it, call Andrew Weisberg just to be sure. As a former Cook County prosecutor, Chicago Defense Attorney Weisberg can approach your situation with the wisdom of both sides of the courtroom and work for another chance for you to make good on your probation and move on with your life.

 

Chicago Criminal Defense – No matter how straightforward or complex your probation violation, Andrew M. Weisberg is a Chicago defense attorney 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/ 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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