Handling Federal Criminal Charges In Peoria, Illinois – Series Recap

This post serves to recap my series on the handling of federal criminal charges in Peoria and elsewhere in Illinois. I decided to write on this topic due to the fact that many defendants do not realize the extent to which the U.S. and Illinois state court systems differ from one another. Such defendants may find themselves unprepared for the process when they have been charged by the United States government. The goal of my last...

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Dealing With The Federal Sentencing Guidelines In Peoria Or Elsewhere In Illinois

This is the next post in my series on the handling of Federal criminal charges in Peoria or elsewhere in Illinois. My last article discussed the differences between state and Federal criminal charges. It is important to understand that charges brought by the U.S. Government will involve a different Court system, different laws, and different rules of procedures. It is crucial that you retain a criminal defense attorney who is licensed...

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The Difference Between Illinois And Federal Criminal Charges

This is the second post in my series on the handling of Federal criminal charges in Peoria or elsewhere in Illinois. My last article provided an overview of topics which this series will be addressing and stressed the need to speak with an attorney in the event that you have been charged by the U.S. Government. It is important to understand that not all lawyers are licensed in Federal Court and it is, therefore, crucial that you...

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Defending Against Illinois Federal Criminal Charges

This is the first post in a series which will deal with defending against federal criminal charges in Peoria or elsewhere in Illinois. I feel it is important to write on this topic as many defendants do not understand the extent to which the Federal Court process is different than what one may face in the Illinois state courts. The goal of my coming posts is to provide information which will allow the accused to make an informed...

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