White collar crimes cause substantial harm to people’s lives and to society as a whole. Many mistakenly believe that such offenses are not as severe as violent crimes because they do not involve physical harm against another person. The truth of the matter, however, is that financial offenses have the potential to harm a greater number of victims than do many one-time violent acts. Defendants charged with a white collar offense face charges in either Illinois State Court or in Federal Court. Retaining a lawyer familiar with the system can be crucial to the outcome of the case. I am a Peoria white collar crime attorney who protects the rights of the accused. Contact my office today to schedule an initial consultation.
Experienced Peoria lawyer handling white collar crime charges
Individuals charged with white collar crimes face substantial prison times, large fines, and restitution to their victims. Many cases will result in the accused facing federal criminal charges. Common examples of white collar offenses include:
- Computer related offenses
- Money laundering
- Ponzi schemes
In addition to the potential criminal penalties, being convicted for any of these offenses can result in the loss of professional licenses, the inability to obtain new licenses, destruction of one’s reputation, and having to explain the conviction on a background check. These types of consequences can destroy a person’s future and it is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible if you are facing charges.
I am a Peoria white collar criminal defense lawyer protecting the rights of the accused. I will use your initial consultation to gain an understanding of the facts and to help you understand what you should expect as the case moves forward. I will be in regular communication with you throughout the process, will quickly return your phone calls, and will make myself available to answer your questions. I understand that you are facing a serious situation. My office will give your case the attention it deserves. If you need to speak with an attorney then call today.
In addition to Peoria, I service the cities of Bloomington, Eureka, Galesburg, Morton, Normal, Pekin, Springfield, and Washington. We also 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.
Peoria attorney offering effective representation in white collar crime cases
White collar crime cases can be highly complex. It is important that you retain counsel who is able to competently handle such matters. I am a former prosecuting attorney with over twenty years of legal experience. I am very familiar with our local court system, and am licensed in Federal Court. Do not risk your future to a lesser experienced lawyer. Contact my office today.