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Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer

At the Law Offices of David Lee, we understand that being a defendant in a criminal case can be an emotionally draining and intimidating experience. Whether you are charged with a DUI, Felony or Misdemeanor, the threat of incarceration can be very overwhelming.

In addition, there are many criminal offenses that may cause you to lose your employment or will preclude you from seeking other employment opportunities in the future. Don't let your criminal charges have an adverse effect on the rest of your life. All criminal offenses are serious, because they directly affect your criminal history. In order to preserve your future, you must protect your criminal history!

Illinois Laws governing DUI, Felony and Misdemeanor offenses can be very confusing and difficult to understand. This is why you need an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney who can help you navigate through the perils of the criminal justice system so that you can be rest assured that someone is fighting hard to give you the best possible results.

Criminal Felony and Misdemeanor penalties in Illinois

When you are charged with a criminal offense, the criminal complaint will have a classification which will dictate what your minimum and maximum penalties are. Here is a listing of all classification of crimes in Illinois:

  • Class X Felony: 6 to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and a maximum fine of $25,000.00.
  • Class 1 Felony: 4 to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and a maximum fine of $25,000.00.
  • Class 2 Felony: 3 to 7 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and a maximum fine of $25,000.00.
  • Class 3 Felony: 2 to 5 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and a maximum fine of $25,000.00.
  • Class 4 Felony: 1 to 3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections and a maximum fine of $25,000.00.
  • Class A Misdemeanor: Up to one year in the County Jail and a maximum fine of $2,500.00.
  • Class B Misdemeanor: Up to six months in the County Jail and a maximum fine of $1,500.00.
  • Class C Misdemeanor: Up to 30 days in the County Jail and a maximum fine of $1,500.00.
  • Petty Offense: Usually, fines of up to $1,000.00

In addition to the minimum and maximum penalties for each criminal classification, there are numerous other penalties a Judge may order as part of your sentence; if you are found guilty. These include:

  • Probation
  • Supervision
  • Conditional Discharge
  • Public Service
  • Fines and Cost
  • Alcohol Counseling
  • Drug Counseling
  • Anger Management Counseling
  • Electronic Home Monitoring
  • GPS (Global Position System) Bracelet
  • SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor) Bracelet.

Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

As a Former State Prosecutor, I have litigation experience in hundreds of trials and hearings. You have an absolute right to a trial in your case and it is solely up to you, if you choose to exercise this right. As your Criminal Attorney, I will use my legal knowledge and trial experience to provide you with the best possible outcome in your criminal case.

I have nearly ten years of experience on both "Sides" of the criminal justice system. I have a unique understanding of the Criminal Justice system, and we will formulate a plan to "Attack" your criminal charges. I understand the tactics and strategies of the State Prosecutor and I will provide you with this insight and will use my knowledge to your advantage.

Contact an Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney today!

State Prosecutors are licensed professionals and they are seeking to convict you of your criminal offense. In order to level the "Playing Field" you need an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney who will stand by your side and will defend your rights against the State Prosecutors of the Criminal Justice System. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and we will answer ALL of your questions and concerns!

If you have been charged with a criminal offense, please contact my office at:

630-901-8700

The Law Offices of David Lee is available in Kane, Kendall, Dupage and Dekalb Counties.

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