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Oftentimes people call my office with questions similar to this…, “I’ve been charged with 720 ILCS 550/4-B. Is that bad?”

It’s one thing to know generally what you’ve been charged with, but understanding your criminal charges specifically can give you greater understanding of the consequences of your charges as well as how to fight them.

Below I’ve listed the most frequent criminal charges people call me about and the statute citations associated with those charges.

CHARGE – STATUTE CITATION

First degree Murder – 720 ILCS 5/9-1

Kidnapping – 720 ILCS 5/10-1

Aggravated Kidnapping – 720 ILCS 5/10-2

Indecent Solicitation of a Child – 720 ILCS 5/11-6

Indecent Solicitation of an Adult – 720 ILCS 5/11-6.5

Public Indecency – 720 ILCS 5/11-9

Assault – 720 ILCS 5/12-1

Aggravated Assault – 720 ILCS 5/12-2

Battery – 720 ILCS 5/12-3

Domestic Battery – 720 ILCS 5/12-3.2

Aggravated Domestic Battery – 720 ILCS 5/12-3.3

Aggravated Battery – 720 ILCS 5/12-4

Criminal Sexual Abuse – 720 ILCS 5/12-13

Theft – 720 ILCS 5/16-1

Theft of Lost of Mislaid Property – 720 ILCS 5/16-2

Retail Theft – 720 ILCS 5/16A-3

Deceptive Practices – 720 ILCS 5/17-1

Forgery – 720 ILCS 5/17-3

Robbery – 720 ILCS 5/18-1

Armed Robbery – 720 ILCS 5/18-2

Aggravated Robbery – 720 ILCS 5/18-1

Burglary – 720 ILCS 5/19-1

Criminal Damage to Property – 720 ILCS 5/21-1

Criminal Trespass to Vehicle – 720 ILCS 5/21-2

Unlawful Use of Weapons – 720 ILCS 5/24-1

Disorderly Conduct – 720 ILCS 5/26-1

Resisting or Obstructing a Peace Officer – 720 ILCS 5/31-1

Possession of Cannabis – 720 ILCS 550/4(a), 720 ILCS 550/4(b), 720 ILCS 550/4(c)

Manufacture, delivery or possession – 720 ILCS 550/5 
with intent to deliver

Manufacture or controlled substance – 720 ILCS 570/401

Possession of a controlled substance – 720 ILCS 570/402

Purav Bhatt is a criminal defense attorney practicing in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will counties. He is located in Lincolnwood, Illinois near most Chicago and suburban courthouses including: Skokie, Maywood and Rolling Meadows.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense, you deserve the best representation available. Contact The Law Office of Purav Bhatt at 773-791-9682.

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