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Residential Burglary Conviction Almost Always Results in Prison Time

A charge of residential burglary in Chicago or elsewhere in the state of Illinois means that you stand accused of entering another’s home either by deception or force with the intention of taking property that was owned by another. Consequently, a conviction of such a charge carries with it serious penalties and, almost inevitably, incarceration. A criminal defense lawyer may be able to help you to avoid the serious consequences involved with a conviction, however, which is why you will want to retain the best Chicago residential burglary lawyer available.

 

Because law enforcement officials and prosecutors are aware of the difficulties involved in obtaining a conviction on a single charge, it is likely that you are facing additional allegations in addition to the residential burglary charge. Whether you have also been charged with possession of burglary tools, criminal trespass, or some other associated offense, your defense lawyer will be able to sort through the charges and the applicable state laws and statutes to build a defense that will protect your civil liberties and help you receive the best possible resolution to your case.

 

When your future, freedom, and reputation hang in the balance because you are facing a Chicago residential burglary charge, you need a lawyer who is committed to fighting aggressively on your behalf. You can count on defense lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg to do exactly that. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Weisberg has knowledge and experience of how the laws surrounding residential burglary can be applied from both sides of the courtroom. Call the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg and let Mr. Weisberg put his extensive experience to work for you

 

If you’ve been charged in Chicago with residential burglary, no matter how straightforward or complex the charge, Andrew M. Weisberg is a Chicago residential burglary 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, visit https://www.chicagocriminallawyer.com/, call the office at 312.854.7004 or call his cell phone 24/7 at 773.908.9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for a prompt call back. The initial consultation is free.

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