Felony Lawyer

Chicago’s Top DUI Lawyers: Protecting Your Rights in Misdemeanor Cases

By |2024-02-03T06:16:59+00:00November 24th, 2023|Felony Lawyer|

A misdemeanor offense is a criminal act that is more serious than an infraction, but less serious than a felony. Misdemeanor offenses in Chicago are typically punishable by fines, probation, and imprisonment for a period of up to one year. The specific penalties can differ based on the nature and severity of the offense, your [...]

Understanding The Difference Between A Felony And Misdemeanor

By |2024-02-03T05:58:43+00:00February 13th, 2023|Felony Lawyer|

Offenses are segregated into two different groups within the criminal justice system: felonies and misdemeanors. Under Illinois law, prosecutors consider the facts of the case and the severity of a crime before classifying it as a felony or misdemeanor. Misdemeanors generally carry lighter sentences than felony charges. These crimes may not be punished with more [...]

Murder Trial Retried Downstate

By |2022-12-17T14:58:25+00:00April 8th, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Felony Lawyer|

felony murder Monday a middle aged man who had formerly been convicted of first-degree murder in downstate Illinois was granted a retrial. During the retrial, testimony was given that as the pawn shop owner, he refused to open the safe, while at gunpoint, because it had happened before and financially ruined him. The [...]

Illinois to expand eligibility of sealing felony records – Chicago Criminal Lawyer

By |2022-12-17T15:32:47+00:00March 24th, 2014|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Felony Lawyer|

Sealing Felony Records Illinois is scheduled to expand a person's ability and eligibility to seal a criminal conviction. Public Act 097-1120 will allow and individual with a criminal conviction that was previously ineligible to be sealed to petition the Illinois Prisoner Review Board to seal a Class 3 or Class 4 felony conviction from their background. The [...]

Felony Lawyer Purav Bhatt

By |2022-12-17T15:33:04+00:00February 4th, 2014|Felony Lawyer|

Felony Lawyer Purav Bhatt Many of my clients do not know what the difference is between felony and misdemeanor cases. Having an understanding of the difference between the two categories of criminal charges allows my clients to understand what the consequences of their legal situation and how to approach, prepare and beat their charges. Below is a discussion of [...]

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