Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney

To Fight Bullying, Chicago Students Forced to Give Up Social Media Passwords, Or Face Criminal Charges?

By |2022-05-05T16:12:20+00:00July 29th, 2015|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney|

“The road to hell is paved with good intentions,” is a saying that can be applied to a new state law in Illinois that Forces Students to Give Up Social Media Passwords or potentially face criminal charges. The new proposed law, applied in January of 2015 under 105 ILCS 5/27-23.7, titled Bully Prevention, attempts to [...]

Cocaine Possession

By |2015-05-01T15:39:32+00:00May 1st, 2015|Drug Lawyer|

Have you been charged with Drug Possession of Cocaine? Call Chicago Drug Possession Lawyer Purav Bhatt   Cocaine is an extremely addictive stimulant narcotic processed from the leaves of the coca plant native to South America. Its effects include: short-term euphoria, high-energy, and talkativeness in addition to potentially dangerous physical effects like raising heart rate [...]

Felony Possession of Cannabis Case Dismissed by Attorney Purav Bhatt

By |2015-04-30T20:55:38+00:00April 30th, 2015|Drug Lawyer|

felony possession of cannabis April 21, 2015 Attorney Purav Bhatt wins a preliminary hearing for his client at Branch 38 located at 727 E 111th St, Chicago, Illinois. A preliminary hearing is your first opportunity to challenge your felony criminal charges. Most cases will pass through the preliminary hearing phase of a criminal [...]

Maywood District 4

By |2022-05-05T16:13:03+00:00April 1st, 2015|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney|

The Law Offices of Purav Bhatt & Associates provides aggressive and cost-effective criminal defense representation for clients in the Maywood and surrounding area including Bellwood, Berkeley, Berwyn, Broadview, Brookfield, Cicero, Elgin/Joliet, Elmwood Park, Forest Park, Forest Preserve, Franklin Park, Hillside, LaGrange Park, Maywood, Melrose Park, Northlake, North Riverside, Oak Park, River Forest, River Grove, River Forest, [...]

When Can the Police Stop me on the Street? What are My Rights?

By |2022-05-05T16:22:57+00:00March 9th, 2015|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney|

Police will often use a person’s presence in a high-crime area, coupled with unprovoked flight as sufficient to justify an officer’s brief, investigative stop. Illinois courts have decided that this was consistent with previous decisions recognizing a citizen’s right to ignore the police, as it found that unprovoked flight is not simply refusing to cooperate [...]

BAIL: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

By |2022-05-05T16:23:05+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney|

Having a judge issue a defendant a bail that a defendant can afford is part of the criminal judicial process. In many of my cases, the issue of bail and bond is ongoing throughout the case. What a judge setting bail or bond on a defendant does is sets a dollar amount the defendant must [...]

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