Peoria, Illinois Criminal Defense & Family Law Attorney

Few things are as important to a person as their freedom. If you have been arrested and charged with a crime then it is important to understand that your freedom is in jeopardy. It is crucial that you have an experienced and capable lawyer who is ready to protect your rights. I am a former prosecutor with over twenty years of legal experience and I focus my practice exclusively on defending the rights of the accused. I handle all cases in my office personally and pride myself on providing a level of personal attention which I believe exceeds that of other law firms. Once you retain my firm I will immediately begin building the best possible defense on your behalf. I will stay in regular communication with you throughout the process and will ensure that you know what to expect as your case moves forward. Call my office today to speak with a Peoria, Illinois criminal defense attorney. I offer free initial consultations. I am also able to assist in matters involving divorce and child custody, as well as with matters involving an eviction.

Criminal lawyer providing high quality representation to Peoria residents

Being arrested is a truly frightening experience for many people. You have likely been left unsure as to whether you will go to jail or prison. You are also likely wondering how this will impact your long-term future. I have extensive experience in handling a wide range of cases. As a criminal defense lawyer, I handle matters which include misdemeanor offenses, felony charges, federal crimes, as well as white collar offenses, and crimes of violence. I strive to provide high quality representation regardless of the type of case you have. My goal is to ensure that your rights are protected and that you come out of this situation in the best position possible so that you may get your life on track. I worry about the law so that you may worry about the most important thing – your future.

I understand that there is not a “one size fits all” approach to the law and that your situation will have an impact on your future. This is true whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. I believe that the accused are always entitled to the most aggressive defense. This is true whether one is charged with a DUI, a traffic related matter, or whether one is facing some other criminal law issue. As your attorney, I will make your case a priority.

I will use your initial consultation to hear your side of the story. I will also help you understand what it is you should expect from the process, the possible outcomes of the case, and what your expectations should realistically be. As your case progresses I will make myself available to answer your questions and will quickly return phone calls. I provide clients with my cell phone number so that I may be reached directly. I can also be reached via text message. I will thoroughly investigate the facts of your case, will file all necessary Motions, and will hire any necessary experts. I will make sure that no stone goes unturned in building the best possible defense on your behalf. This is my promise to each and every client I serve.

In addition to Peoria, I service the cities of Bloomington, Eureka, Galesburg, Morton, Normal, Pekin, Springfield, and Washington. I serve the counties of Fulton, Knox, LaSalle, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Putnam, Rock Island, Schuyler, Stark, Tazewell, and Woodford. I also handle federal cases in Urbana.

Family law attorney assisting fathers in Peoria, Illinois

I am also able to handles cases in which a Peoria father is going through a family law dispute. Matters my office handles includes divorce, child custody, as well as cases involving restraining orders. Those who are dealing with such situations may be unsure as to how the law will impact their future. Such cases impact one’s financial situation as well as the relationship they enjoy with their children. How you handle these issues, today, will impact the future state of your life. I will work to guide you through this process so that you come out of it in as a good a position as possible. Contact my office today.