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Category: Property Crimes
There are all kinds of illegal acts that fall under the umbrella of “property crimes” in Illinois, and not all of them are created equal. Depending on what you are accused of doing, you may face a misdemeanor or a felony, and consequences vary quite a bit as well.
Below, we’re going to detail the most common property crimes in Illinois and their associated penalties.
Acts that Illinois Defines as Property Crimes
A person commits arson [...]
Criminal damage to property is defined as the purposeful damage or destruction of another’s property or land. Generally these charges are taken quite seriously, and are considered to be either Class A Misdemeanor or felony-level offenses. This means that they carry hefty sentences.
Moreover, if you are convicted of criminal damage to property, you will be left with a permanent criminal record that will continue to haunt you long after you’ve served your time. It is therefore important to [...]
November 30, 2023
In a city as vibrant and diverse as Chicago, the legal landscape can be complex and challenging. One such legal challenge that individuals may face is allegations of involuntary servitude. Involuntary servitude is a serious offense in Illinois, carrying severe consequences for those accused.
In this blog, we will explore the intricacies of defending against allegations of involuntary servitude, understand the rights of the accused, and discuss strategies for building a robust defense with the assistance of an experienced criminal [...]
November 16, 2023
Client & Attorney Confidentiality | Prostitution & Solicitation
In the realm of criminal law, where every case is unique, and every client’s situation is sensitive, the cornerstone of the attorney-client relationship is often defined by the principles of confidentiality.
For individuals facing legal challenges, such as those involving charges related to prostitution in Chicago, understanding what to expect from an Illinois defense attorney in terms of client confidentiality is paramount. This article aims to shed light on the intricacies of the attorney-client relationship, the importance of confidentiality, and [...]