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Skokie Criminal Defense Attorney
Former Cook County Felony Prosecutor
Arrested in Skokie? Andrew M. Weisberg
Is Here to Help
There are few things in life more frightening than being charged with a criminal offense. The possibility of being found guilty and the ways it can impact your future and your freedom can feel overwhelming. However, facing criminal charges in Skokie is not something you have to do on your own, because the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg are here to help.
With years of experience as a criminal defense attorney and a felony prosecutor, Mr. Weisberg knows how to fight diligently for your legal rights, and can help clients who have been charged with all kinds of criminal acts. It does not matter if you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, Andrew M. Weisberg can help give you the best chance of avoiding conviction and ensuring your rights are upheld each step of the way with a defense strategy designed to help get your charges reduced, dismissed, or dropped.
A Skokie Defense Attorney Who Knows the
Minds of Prosecutors – Because He Was One
For years, Andrew M. Weisberg served as a felony prosecutor for Cook and Will Counties, working to build cases designed to get convictions. Now, he uses that same knowledge and experience to anticipate the case that prosecutors will try to build against his clients and find ways to cast doubt on their arguments. When you work with Mr. Weisberg, you have someone on your team who literally knows how the other side thinks.
Additionally, with over two decades of experience as a lawyer, Andrew Weisberg has successfully defended a wide variety of criminal cases, and he knows the ins and outs of what works and how to help you achieve the best possible outcome.
What Kinds of Skokie Criminal Charges
Can Andrew M. Weisberg Help You With?
Andrew Weisberg has extensive experience defending people charged with all kinds of crimes, from lower-level misdemeanors to the most severe felonies. This matters, because you want your attorney to have practical legal knowledge of your specific charge and be able to see that they have a track record of success in those cases.
Moreover, it is useful to have a lawyer with a depth and breadth of Illinois criminal law experience because it is not uncommon for prosecutors to “hedge their bets” on getting a conviction by filing several different charges against you. Andrew Weisberg’s main practice areas include:
Aggressive Defense from a Knowledgeable Skokie Assault Lawyer Criminal charges for assault or aggravated assault carry serious consequences in Illinois. Depending on the severity of the case, you might face community service, heavy fines, or even a prison sentence. Being convicted of a felony will also affect your standing within the community and could cause […]
Get a Respected Skokie Battery Defense Lawyer on Your Side Today Many different situations might lead to a charge of criminal battery. You could have lost your temper while arguing with a neighbor. Or confront someone who was provoking you. Maybe someone is accusing you of physically harming them, but you know you’re innocent. Whatever […]
Accused of Burglary? Retain an Aggressive Skokie Defense Lawyer In Illinois, burglary is a felony offense. A conviction means you will likely face a long prison sentence and the associated repercussions of being a felon. Because of the nature of burglary charges, you’re also very likely facing more than one criminal charge based on where […]
Fight Your Charge with a Skilled Skokie Criminal Trespass Lawyer Maybe you and some friends snuck into a teammate’s house to prank him before graduation at Niles North, and his parents decided to take the matter seriously. Or someone tried to start something with you at a bar, and when you were both asked to […]
Andrew M. Weisberg Takes Skokie Domestic Violence Charges Seriously While many believe that “domestic violence” refers only to the act of assaulting a romantic partner, the term covers several different crimes under Illinois state law. Domestic violence charges can be brought against you even if there is no evidence that you’ve physically harmed someone while […]
Mount a Strong Defense with a Skokie Public Indecency Lawyer Public indecency is one of those odd charges where the attached stigma is at least as damning as any criminal penalties that you face for the crime. Part of this is due to the question of what you were actually doing to warrant such a […]
Burglary Charges: Get a Skokie Defense Attorney in Your Corner Why do you need to get the best possible Skokie defense attorney on your side when you’re charged with burglary? Because you can’t afford to risk your future. Burglary is taken very seriously in Illinois, and if you are convicted of any kind of burglary charge, […]
Charged with Retail Theft in Skokie? Andrew M. Weisberg Can Help Whether you want to call it shoplifting or retail theft is just semantics. Whatever the name applied to the charge, one thing is certain: when you have been accused of taking items from a retail establishment without paying for them, you face jail time, […]
Skokie Sex Crime & Sexual Abuse Charges Demand an Experienced Criminal Attorney Although there are many different charges that fall into the category of sex crimes, there are two very serious consequences that can result from a conviction of any kind of sexually-related crime. The first involves the penalty that such a crime can incur. Because of […]
Let a Skokie Criminal Lawyer Help with Your Theft Charge Theft is a complex area of law in Illinois, and there are many different types of charges you can face. Still, all charges ultimately involve taking another’s property through deception or force without the owner’s consent. It doesn’t matter if you believe what happened was […]
A Skokie Criminal Lawyer Who Knows How to Fight Weapons Charges Illinois takes weapons and gun charges very seriously. In many cases, these charges have mandatory minimum prison sentences, large fines, community service requirements, and more. And, of course, a charge like this will go on your criminal record. That means anyone who does a […]
White Collar Charges Demand a Skilled Skokie Defense Attorney When we think of criminals, most of us imagine people we would not want to meet in a dark alley. Someone big and tough would not be afraid to hurt another person to get what they want physically. The kinds of crimes we associate with this […]
Do Not Leave the Outcome of Your Skokie
Criminal Charges Up to Chance
Sometimes, people who have been charged do not believe they need a lawyer because they think they are innocent. In other situations, they might just think that there is no evidence for the prosecution to create a strong case. These things may or may not be true, but you should never simply assume that your case will be easy and that you will win without having to put up a fight.
Our criminal justice system is complicated and confusing, and if you try to handle your own defense, there are all kinds of ways in which you can trip up and cause yourself problems. Your best bet – always – is to work with a skilled criminal attorney. Work with Mr. Weisberg and he will not only aggressively fight for your freedom and future, but show you the respect that you deserve.
Benefit From Andrew M. Weisberg’s Experience
and Knowledge of Criminal Defense in Skokie
Choosing a defense attorney is a huge decision. Mr. Weisberg knows that. That is why he always offers new clients a free initial consultation. Before you pay a dime, you will get to meet with him, go over the facts of your case, and learn his thoughts about the best way to proceed legally. Mr. Weisberg believes that this process is invaluable, because you and he have to be able to work together in order to obtain a positive outcome.
Need a Skokie Defense Attorney? Reach Out to
the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg Today
The experience possessed by Mr. Weisberg is an asset to clients in a variety of criminal proceedings, from drug offenses to sex crimes to traffic violations. Get a tough, well-respected defender in your corner. Even if you do not see the charges you are facing listed above, contact the Law Offices of Andrew M. Weisberg for a free initial consultation by completing our online case review form or calling Mr. Weisberg’s cell phone 24/7.
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Shoplifting cases may have relatively lower exposure to punishment compared to other criminal offenses, but the legal, social, and personal consequences may impact a person’s life for a long time. Aside from criminal penalties that typically include fines, imprisonment, or both, the offender will get a criminal record that will be stored in the national database and accessed at any time by the police, public institutions, employers, and landlords. The stigma carried by a shoplifting conviction, which can limit housing, [...]