What Is a Forcible Felony?
Any felony-level charge is quite serious, as felonies carry lengthy prison sentences and restrictions to your freedom even after your sentence has been served and your case is closed.
However, there is an even more serious class of felony, known in the state of Illinois as forcible felonies. Offenders of this type are considered an immediate threat to the public.
Therefore, in order to protect potential future victims, offenders convicted of forcible felonies face a considerable number of restrictions. For [...]