If you have been arrested or charged with a misdemeanor, you want an experienced attorney like Dennis A. Harrison, to protect your constitutional rights. The criminal justice system has its own language and rules, which can be complex and intimidating. You need a lawyer who understands the criminal process, one who has already successfully helped others minimize the consequences of an arrest.
Downers Grove Misdemeanor Defense Lawyer
There are three classes of misdemeanor charges and penalties in Illinois: Class A Misdemeanor:
which can result in up to 1 year in jail; and/or a fine of up to $2,500 (Examples: Battery,
Class B Misdemeanor: which can result in up to 6 months in jail; and/or a fine of up to $1,500
(Examples: Possession of Marijuana (2.5-10 grams), Harassment); Class C Misdemeanor: which can result in up to 30 days in jail; and/or fine of up to $1,500 (Examples: Assault, Possession of Marijuana (under 2.5 grams).
Naperville Criminal Misdemeanor Defense
For any criminal charge, reading the statutes and finding out the maximum possible sentence doesn’t really tell you much. The details matter; and you are not likely to understand the important elements of a criminal case, or how a judge is likely to rule or pronounce sentencing in court. For a true understanding of what you are up against, you need a case evaluation from an Illinois defense attorney. Dennis A. Harrison has many years of experience in helping clients handle misdemeanor charges. He places an exceptionally high priority on personal service and attention, taking whatever time is required to help you accomplish your objectives.