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 the serious nature of sex crimes, the penalties are severe and usually involve prolonged incarceration—in some cases, prison sentences that will outlast a person’s lifetime. The second is the damage that a sex crimes conviction does to one’s reputation, including the requirement that you register as a sex offender.
In order to avoid negative consequences like these that will affect the rest of your life, you need to fight to get your charges reduced or dropped completely. To give yourself the best possible shot at a positive outcome in your case, you’ll need to retain a Skokie defense attorney who can provide an aggressive and compelling defense. Skokie sex crimes attorney Andrew M. Weisberg has the experience and the knowledge necessary to defend you and your rights every step of the way.
Fight Public Indecency Charges with a Skilled Sex Crimes Lawyer
The term “sex crimes” carries extremely negative connotations, and when most people hear that someone is a registered sex offender, they assume they are guilty of something like criminal sexual abuse, prostitution, or predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. In reality, however, one of the most common sex crime charges is public indecency. While this charge is viewed as less serious than many other types of sex crimes, a conviction can still result in you having to register as a sex offender, which can have a devastating impact on your reputation, your chances of getting a job, and even where you are allowed to live.
If you’re facing a public indecency charge, you shouldn’t just sit back and assume that you’re going to get away with a slap on the wrist. You need to retain the best possible Skokie criminal defense attorney to ensure that you do not end up bearing a lifelong stigma simply because at one point you made a stupid decision and were charged with public indecency for mooning, streaking, or even urinating in public. Skokie criminal attorney Andrew M. Weisberg believes that one mistake should not result in unfair penalties for the rest of your life, and he can provide you with the aggressive defense and representation that you need in order to wipe the slate clean.
Andrew M. Weisberg: Rigorous Defense against Sex Crime Charges
“Sexual offense” is an umbrella term that covers a wide range of charges with varying sentences for convictions, and if you’re facing any kind of sex crime charge, you need to work with a Skokie defense attorney who has experience with all kinds of sexual offense cases. As someone who worked as a Chicago prosecutor before becoming a defense attorney, Andrew M. Weisberg understands sex crime cases from both sides of the courtroom. This makes him uniquely suited to anticipate the prosecution’s arguments and counter them. Mr. Weisberg can defend you in any kind of sex crimes case in Skokie, including:
- Criminal sexual abuse: 720 ILCS 5/11-1.50
- Criminal sexual assault: 720 ILCS 5/11-1.20
- Aggravated criminal sexual abuse: 720 ILCS 5/11-1.60
- Aggravated criminal sexual assault: 720 ILCS 5/11-1.30
- Predatory criminal sexual assault of a child: 720 ILCS 5/11-1.40
- Public indecency: 720 ILCS 5/11-9
- Prostitution: 720 ILCS 5/11-14
Skokie defense lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg can help you understand the charge, or combination of charges, that you are facing and will work with you to determine the best course of action moving forward.
Because Andrew M. Weisberg has experience as a former prosecutor for the Cook County District Attorney’s office, he has experience in handling every type of sex crime on the books from both perspectives. His years of experience serving as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney have armed him with the legal knowledge and resources necessary to mount an aggressive defense in your case. He will look closely at the details of your case to determine what evidence and mitigating factors can work in your favor, and what arguments will convince the judge to reduce or drop the charges against you.
Mr. Weisberg strongly believes that no one should face a conviction without first having the opportunity to defend themselves. And because it is difficult for someone who is under duress and does not have extensive knowledge of the Illinois judicial system to stand up and present their own defense, Andrew M. Weisberg is dedicated to presenting an eloquent and convincing defense for anyone facing a criminal charge.
Andrew M. Weisberg—Handling Your Case with Sensitivity
As an experienced sex crimes defense lawyer, Mr. Weisberg understands the embarrassment and humiliation that allegations of a sexual offense can cause. When you retain Andrew M. Weisberg as your Skokie sex crime attorney, you have the assurance that your case will be handled with complete discretion and respect for your rights, your privacy, and your dignity. Mr. Weisberg became a defense attorney because he truly believes that every person accused of a crime deserves the best defense available, and he will work diligently to provide you with the legal counsel and criminal defense you need in order to obtain the best possible outcome in your sex crimes case.
Schedule a Free Consultation with Andrew M. Weisberg Today
Andrew M. Weisberg does not want anyone in need of a defense attorney hesitating to contact him, which is why he offers free, no-obligation consultations so that you can meet him and discuss your case before deciding if you want to retain him. If you do choose to retain Mr. Weisberg, you can rest assured that you’re in capable hands.
To schedule your free consultation, fill out a short online case review form or text LAWYER to 25827. You can also contact Mr. Weisberg 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling him at 847-807-1075. Don’t gamble with your future; see what Skokie defense attorney Andrew M. Weisberg can do for you today.