Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney

Federal Defense Attorney

By |2022-12-17T14:07:54+00:00August 26th, 2020|Federal Defense Attorney|

Federal Defense Attorney Federal crimes can include gun charges, crimes involving fraud, immigration crimes, drug offenses, and other white-collar offenses. Federal sentencing guidelines lead to strict and harsh sentences and with an almost 100% success rate, the United States Attorney prosecutes crimes vigorously. If you have been charged with a federal crime or are under [...]

What You Should Know about Cannabis related DUIs

By |2022-12-06T09:55:16+00:00January 21st, 2019|Drug Lawyer, DUI Lawyer|

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 [...]

When to Hire A DUI Attorney

By |2022-12-06T09:55:59+00:00September 28th, 2018|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Lawyer|

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 [...]

Charge: Felony Retail Theft +$500 – People of Illinois vs. K.L – Case dismissed

By |2023-02-20T19:16:02+00:00November 29th, 2016|Recently Won Criminal Cases in Chicago | Purav Bhatt, Theft Lawyer|

People of Illinois vs. K.L Charge: Felony Retail Theft +$500 Outcome: Case dismissed Defendant, along with co-defendant were arrested at O'Hare international airport and accused of taking several hundred dollars worth of cologne from duty-free stores. Attorney Purav Bhatt established that his clients were never in possession of the stolen items and the items were [...]

People of Illinois v. A.S.

By |2023-02-20T19:15:29+00:00November 1st, 2016|Domestic Violence Lawyer, Recently Won Criminal Cases in Chicago | Purav Bhatt|

Charge: Aggravated Domestic Violence 720 ILCS 5/12-3.3 A.S. was charged with Aggravated Domestic Violence under 720 ILCS 5/12-3.3 with the allegations that A.S. strangled his wife after discovering her infidelity. Aggravated Domestic Violence is a class 2 felony with a mandatory 60 day jail sentence if convicted. Furthermore, A.S. would be a convicted felon and [...]

Defending College Students Charged With Retail Theft

By |2022-12-17T14:08:15+00:00February 1st, 2016|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Theft Lawyer|

Students Charged with Retail Theft Chicago has numerous colleges throughout the city. Because of the numerous college campuses in the city, Chicago is flooded with students from across the world here studying to receive a world-class education. One of the most common criminal charges that college age students approach me with is retail theft. Chicago [...]

DUI Process and the Evaluations

By |2022-05-05T16:07:12+00:00December 8th, 2015|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Lawyer|

Introduction In Illinois, anyone arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (DUI) must undergo an alcohol and drug evaluation before sentencing can occur for the DUI offense, or restricted or full driving privileges can be granted by the Secretary of State. The Evaluation The purpose of the evaluation is to determine the [...]

Push Came to Shove in Attempted Murder and Aggravated Kidnapping Case

By |2023-05-24T18:53:29+00:00October 2nd, 2015|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Recently Won Criminal Cases in Chicago | Purav Bhatt|

After 2 years of arguing, litigating, trials and playing a legal "game of chicken", my client's final case was dismissed this week. When I met him, he was in the Illinois Department of Corrections on a violation of probation for a drug case. The cause for the violation? He was arrested and charged with possession [...]

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