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What You Should Know about Cannabis related DUIs

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 [...]

By |2019-01-21T20:42:43+00:00January 21st, 2019|Drug Lawyer, DUI Lawyer|

When to Hire A DUI Attorney

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 [...]

By |2022-05-05T16:03:37+00:00September 28th, 2018|Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, DUI Lawyer|

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

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 [...]

By |2020-12-21T19:43:07+00:00September 11th, 2018|Recently Won Cases|

Not Guilty of Attempted Murder – Jury Trial Report

  The Trial - Not Guilty! M.T. just got 31 years of his life back because he was found not guilty.  In an instant, after being found not guilty of the attempted murder of a witness in his brother's murder investigation. After 5 days of testimony by the State's witnesses. After a day of contentious [...]

By |2018-08-29T22:38:02+00:00August 29th, 2018|Recently Won Cases|

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

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 [...]

By |2016-11-29T20:50:56+00:00November 29th, 2016|Recently Won Cases, Theft Lawyer|

Traffic Stop Turned Drug Charge – Possession of Controlled Substance – Reduced to Misdemeanor

PEOPLE V J.S. J.S. was pulled over on the highway for following too closely in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-710. While in conversation with the police, the officer became suspicious and continued his investigation of J.S. vehicle. During the search, hundreds of oxycontin pills, as well as, over $600,000 in cash were seized by the [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:42:34+00:00May 1st, 2022|Drug Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

Illegal Recording in Residence – Not Guilty

PEOPLE V U.D. U.D. was accused of recording a neighbor through a window while showering. The neighbor alleged that U.D. had used his cell phone to record her and called the police. Attorney Purav Bhatt took the case to trial and argued that the law required proof of a recording as well as proof of [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:42:40+00:00April 1st, 2022|Recently Won Cases|

Domestic Battery and Aggravated Assault Charges – Case Dismissed

PEOPLE V S.Q. S.Q. was charged with various offenses including domestic battery (720 ILCS 5/12-3.2) and aggravated assault with a firearm (720 ILCS 5/12-2) for allegedly threatening his wife and child with a pistol. Through a thorough investigation of the facts, evidence and the witnesses, attorney Purav Bhatt was able to prove that there was [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:42:48+00:00March 1st, 2022|Domestic Violence Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

DUI Charges – Not Guilty (Driving Privileges Restored)

PEOPLE V T.B. T.B. was pulled over and charged with the Driving Under the Influence in violation of 625 ILCS 5/11-501(a)(2), after police observed what they believed was impaired driving while picking up her son from work. T.B. performed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. Attorney [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:42:53+00:00February 1st, 2022|DUI Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

First Degree Murder – Released and Not Charged Based on Self-Defense

PEOPLE V C.M. After a domestic violence incident, C.M. was accused of stabbing and killing her partner. C.M. was taken into custody and was being investigated for first degree murder in violation of 720 ILCS 5/9-1. Attorney Bhatt represented C.M., protected her constitutional rights and after thoroughly reviewing of the facts of the case including [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:43:01+00:00January 1st, 2022|Recently Won Cases|

Retail Theft Charges – Not Guilty

PEOPLE V T.R. T.R., was charged with the retail theft of well over $1500 in merchandise over the course of multiple months. Through negotiations with the Police Department first, and then with prosecutors, Attorney Bhatt was successful in T.R. avoiding convictions of both misdemeanor or felony offenses in violation of 720 ILCS 5/16-1. T.R. was [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:43:07+00:00December 1st, 2021|Recently Won Cases, Theft Lawyer|

Interstate Gun Sale Charges – Case Dismissed

PEOPLE V B.G. B.G. was charged with the illegal sale of a firearm. B.G., an Indiana resident had lawfully purchased and owned the firearm in Indiana but sold the firearm to a resident of Illinois. B.G. was arrested and charged in violation of 720 ILCS 5/24-3, a class 1 felony, punishable by 4-15 years in [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:43:18+00:00October 1st, 2021|Gun Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

Property Seized and Charged with being the Organizer of a Continuing Financial Crimes Enterprise – Charges Dismissed and Property Returned

PEOPLE V E.P. E.P., the owner and operator of multiple businesses throughout the Chicagoland area was the target of a sting operation in which he was accused of selling stolen merchandise to an undercover police officer. As a result of the arrest, police seized over $1,000,000 in merchandise, cash and other currencies. E.P. was charged [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:43:25+00:00August 1st, 2021|Financial Crimes Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

Multiple Charges Across Multiple Counties – All Charges Expunged

PEOPLE V L.C. L.C. had a criminal history that involved felony drug offenses (720 ILCS 550), prostitution, battery and various other criminal offenses across multiple counties in Illinois. Attorney Purav Bhatt, through strategic filings, scheduling and negotiations was successful in expunging all of L.C.’s criminal history throughout Illinois. Attorney Bhatt argued before numerous courts and [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:43:33+00:00June 1st, 2021|Expungement Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|

Out of State Gun Owner Charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapons- Case Dismissed and Gun Returned

PEOPLE v A.S. A.S., a resident of Indiana, was in Chicago for the weekend with her husband when she was pulled over in her vehicle for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop police recovered a firearm in A.S.’s purse and charged her with felony charges of possession of a weapon (720 ILCS 5/24-1. Attorney [...]

By |2022-04-18T18:43:39+00:00April 1st, 2021|Gun Lawyer, Recently Won Cases|
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