Attorney Purav Bhatt Named Adjunct Professor

By |2021-03-04T17:12:40+00:00February 25th, 2021|announcement, Blog|

Purav Bhatt Named Adjunct Professor at The John Marshall Law School at the University of Illinois-Chicago It is with great pleasure and pride that The Law Office of Purav Bhatt announces that attorney Purav Bhatt has been named Adjunct Professor at The John Marshall Law School at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Mr. Bhatt will [...]

What You Should Know about Cannabis related DUIs

By |2019-01-21T20:42:43+00:00January 21st, 2019|Blog, drug crimes, DUI|

DUI and Cannabis The majority of DUI client’s I see are charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Recently, my office has seen a noticeable rise in charges related to driving under the influence of marijuana. There are many questions surrounding the law related to driving under the influence of marijuana. Do the same [...]

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When to Hire A DUI Attorney

By |2018-09-28T17:13:28+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, DUI/Drunk Driving|

When to Hire A DUI Attorney Most DUI cases in Illinois are handled without legal representation. However, the potential penalties for a DUI arrest and conviction are potentially life changing so you should have a DUI attorney guiding you through the process. This video shows the risk. Consider hiring a DUI attorney when: This is [...]

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Verdict! $400,000 Jury Verdict – Win for the Plaintiff – Breach of Contract

By |2020-12-21T19:43:07+00:00September 11th, 2018|Blog, breach of contract, case victory, federal investigation, Recently Won Cases, US Attorney|

Jury Verdict Verdict! $400,000 Jury Verdict Attorney Purav Bhatt secured a verdict for his client in the amount of $400,000. In a five-day jury trial, my client sued the Board of Education for the City of Chicago for a breach of contract. Babbage Net School, a company that provided secondary education services to [...]

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Lollapalooza – What To Do When You Get Arrested

By |2016-07-25T16:16:44+00:00July 25th, 2016|Blog|

Once again hundreds of thousands of festival goers will come to Chicago to see their favorite bands, make new friends, and party. As a criminal defense attorney in Chicago, I've experienced the aftermath of a weekend of Lollapalooza. People call me after they've been arrested for drug possession (720 ILCS 570/402). All types of drugs: [...]

People of Illinois v T.B.

By |2016-05-06T12:32:00+00:00May 6th, 2016|Blog, case victory|

Trial May 2, 2016 - Markham Courthouse, Cook County, Illinois Finding of Not Guilty Defendant was arrested after police had been conducting surveillance on T.B. and SWAT team executed search warrant. Officers and narcotics dog recovered heroin, cannabis and firearms. After cross examining officers, attorney Purav Bhatt uncovered that there were 12 individuals in the [...]

Probation for Teen Involved In Multiple Residential Burglary Cases

By |2016-02-23T18:04:52+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Blog, Recently Won Cases|

My client D.F. is a teenager who was arrested and charged with multiple residential burglary charges under 720 ILCS 5/19-3 across multiple counties. After almost a year of litigation and negotiations, the judge saw fit to sentence my client to TASC probation and allowing him a second chance to turn his life around. Everyone makes [...]

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Drug User or Drug Dealer?

By |2015-09-14T19:29:38+00:00September 14th, 2015|Blog|

When it comes to drugs, any kind, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, ecstasy or pills, they have to start somewhere and end somewhere. This may seem obvious but what that could mean for a person who is arrested for a drug charge is the difference between being charged as a drug dealer or as a drug user. [...]

Charged With Armed Robbery? Maybe Not.

By |2015-09-09T21:15:10+00:00September 9th, 2015|Blog|

I've seen this scenario... Client who has been charged with armed robbery (720 ILCS 5/18-2). He was there. He committed the robbery. You'd think he was dead to rights? He should plead guilty and the lawyer should focus his efforts on trying to get the lowest prison sentence possible for his client. Being [...]

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