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Why You Need a Chicago Defense Lawyer

If you have been charged with a serious crime, the chances of you surviving court with a dismissal or a not guilty verdict, even if you are not guilty, are so slim as to be nearly invisible. Courtroom practices are formal, detailed affairs that require education and experience in order to navigate them sufficiently. You should not depend on the fact that you are not guilty in itself, thinking that all the fog and smoke will eventually clear, and you will be vindicated. Innocent people go to prison all the time, and you have been arrested by police and charged by prosecutors who believe you are guilty. They are going to do everything in their power to punish you. You need a seasoned, aggressive, and sharp Chicago defense lawyer to advocate for you and navigate through the process of numerous court appearances with a strong and durable defense. Before you talk to police or anyone else, or if you have a loved one who is presently in jail and charged with a serious crime, if at all possible, contact an experienced Chicago defense lawyer before you do anything else.

When you choose a Chicago defense lawyer, it is okay to ask questions about qualifications and experience. This is your life and your future that are being determined. The best lawyers not only do not mind if you ask questions before hiring them; they welcome it. A successful and seasoned Chicago defense lawyer will likely be more than eager to tell you not only about his or her education and years in practice, but also about his victories in court. Make sure that your Chicago defense lawyer has experience dealing with the type of crime with which you are charged, such as burglary, assault, drug charges, sex crimes or murder, and then ask about his victories. If the attorney is able to list cases where charges have been dropped or dismissed, and defendants have been either found not guilty or have had significantly reduced charges or sentences, the lawyer is likely an excellent candidate.

It is important to take your case seriously and approach it with sobriety. Any criminal charge is serious, and often people begin going through the court process without really understanding what it happening to them or what will happen next, and they defer to an almost naïve trust in the judicial system, thinking that everything will be okay. However, as an accused criminal, the system is not on your side. You need the power of a smart, aggressive Chicago defense lawyer to defend you and stand up for your rights.

No matter how straightforward or complex your criminal charge, Chicago defense lawyer Andrew M. Weisberg is known for tough, aggressive defense. A former felony prosecutor, Chicago defense lawyer Andrew Weisberg has extensive experience in handling all types of criminal cases, from fraud crimes to retail theft charges, and domestic violence to probation violations. To contact Andrew Weisberg, visit or call his mobile phone 24/7 at (773) 908-9811 or Text LAWYER to 25827 for prompt call back. The consultation is free.

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