Offering Experienced and Aggressive Legal Representation
Have you been arrested for a crime in Illinois? It is important to take
immediate action and secure the legal assistance of an aggressive Decatur
criminal defense lawyer from our firm. We have a strong track record of
success and the necessary experience handling all types of criminal law
cases to be able to effectively represent you.
Many of our attorneys are former police officers and prosecutors who have
a unique advantage when representing people who are accused of a criminal
offense. With our insight, we can accurately anticipate the moves of law
enforcement and prosecutors so that we can present a strong defense on
Types of Cases We Handle
At Johnson Law Group, we focus on every detail involved in our clients'
cases so that we fully explore every defense option available to them.
The penalties you could face if convicted are likely to be severe, which
is why we are prepared to give our full attention and energy to your case.
Contact our firm at your earliest convenience to discuss the specific
details of your situation with a Decatur criminal defense attorney.
We can assist you through any of the following types of cases:
If you are facing an arrest or are under investigation fort a drug crime,
you could be sentenced to substantial penalties. You can be arrested for
cases involving possession, trafficking, cultivation and a variety of
other circumstances. Most of these cases are charged as felonies.
Whether this is your first charge for driving under the influence (DUI)
or you have received DUI convictions in the past, you will need a strong
defense. A lawyer from our firm can fight for a reduction or dismissal
of your charges. Generally, you can be arrested after failing a breath
test, blood test, or field sobriety test.
A criminal offense can be charged as either a felony or misdemeanor. Felonies
are reserved for the most serious types of crimes in the criminal law
system. These are crimes that were committed on government property, across
state lines, against the government, and other serious offenses. They
are typically punishable by more than a year in federal prison.
The offense of murder is charged as a felony and is the most severe criminal
charge. Facing a charge for murder can be frustrating and frightening.
The attorneys at our firm can help you fight these charges if you have
been accused of taking the life of another individual.
Prior to being arrested or charged for a criminal offense, you can obtain
our firm's help while you are under investigation. You have the right
to be represented by an attorney and you do not have to wait to be charged
or arrested to retain us.
Sex crime convictions carry heavy penalties in both criminal and civil
cases. Sex crimes range from indecent exposure and prostitution to child
molestation and rape. Allegations of any of these crimes can ruin a person's
personal and professional life. Hire an attorney immediately to protect
your name and your rights.
Crimes of theft vary in their level of severity. Penalties and charges
often depend on the value of the item or items that were stolen. A person
can be guilty of theft if they have taken another person's property without
consent and have no intention of giving it back.
A conviction for weapon offenses can result in serious consequences. Some
of the most common penalties for this type of offense include heavy fines
and incarceration. Learn more about your Second Amendment right to bear
arms and various defense strategies we may be able to apply to your case.
Fighting Charges of a Criminal Offense
It is imperative to secure the legal assistance of a Decatur criminal defense
lawyer from our firm. We aggressively represent your charges to help you
obtain the best outcome possible. We provide effective and unyielding
representation for any type of criminal charge you may be facing. Our
firm's attorneys have a combined over 100 years of experience and are
prepared to fight for you.
Obtain a free case evaluation today to be represented by one of our Decatur,
IL criminal defense lawyers.