Misdemeanors Dunlap IL

Criminal Defense Lawyer for Misdemeanors Dunlap IL

Criminal Defense Lawyer for Misdemeanors in Dunlap IL

The Brave Law Center is here to help defend you from charges of misdemeanors in Dunlap IL. One small mistake does not need to ruin your future or sentence you to jail time. Though these crimes bring less serious penalties than felonies, they impose harsher punishments than civil ordinance violations or traffic tickets. However, a conviction on a misdemeanor charge can still bring a sentence of jail time. The best way to work toward the best possible resolution for your case is to hire a Brave Law criminal defense lawyer. Our experienced misdemeanor lawyer can help provide a defense that can help you:

  • Avoid a jail sentence
  • Expunge your existing criminal record
  • Get a dismissal of charges
  • Challenge the validity of your arrest
  • Ensure your legal rights get upheld in court
  • Work toward reducing criminal charges to a civil infraction
  • Minimize punishments imposed by a conviction
  • Negotiate alternative sentencing with a judge

Brave Law attorneys specialize in criminal defense. Attorney Jason B. Netzley uses years of trial experience and legal practice to provide his clients with the best possible legal outcomes. Contact our law firm to discuss your case.

What Are Misdemeanors?

Under Illinois law, you could face charges for three different classes of misdemeanors in Dunlap IL. These are defined as Class A, Class B, And Class C. Illinois misdemeanors carry a maximum sentence of 364 days in jail. In addition to being subject of arrest, people accused of misdemeanor crimes will get mug shots, fingerprints taken, and a criminal record. If that happens, you could get disqualified from some kinds of educational and job opportunities. In addition, a person wanted for a misdemeanor crime could get a warrant issued for their arrest and be extradited back to Illinois from anywhere in the United States.

Class A Misdemeanors

You could face fines of up to $2,500 and 364 days in jail for a conviction on Class A misdemeanors in Dunlap IL. Crimes included in this class of misdemeanor are:

  • Violation of an order of protection
  • Aggravated assault
  • Theft
  • Criminal damage to property
  • Battery
  • Solicitation for a prostitute
  • Domestic battery
  • Retail theft
  • Criminal damage to property
  • Resisting or obstructing a police officer
  • Criminal defacement to property
  • Reckless conduct
  • Criminal sexual abuse
  • Public indecency
  • Criminal trespass to residence
  • Possession of hypodermic needles
  • Prostitution
  • Criminal trespass to vehicles
  • Deceptive practices
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Driving under the influence (DUI)
  • Possession of cannabis
  • Patronizing a prostitute
  • Driving with a suspended or revoked license
  • Endangering the Life or Health of a Child
  • Interfering With the Reporting of Domestic Violence

Class B Misdemeanors

You could face up to 180 days in jail and fines up to $1,500 for a conviction on Class B misdemeanors in Dunlap IL. Crimes under this class of misdemeanor include:

  • Window peeking
  • Criminal trespass to land
  • Harassment by Telephone
  • Possession of Cannabis (more than 2.5 grams but not more than 10 grams)
  • Picketing a Residence
  • Telephone Harassment
  • Aggravated Speeding (30 mph over the posted speeding limit
  • Altering or Defacing a Serial Number on Machinery
  • Computer Tampering
  • Littering
  • Obstruction of Service of Process
  • Simulating Legal Process

Class C Misdemeanors

You could face up to $1,500 in fines and up to 30 days in jail for a conviction on Class C misdemeanors in Dunlap IL. These misdemeanors include crimes such as assault, possession of cannabis, and disorderly conduct. Most statutes defining criminal activity are collected and organized into the Illinois Criminal Code found in Chapter 720 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes. Possible penalties are found in the Code of Criminal Procedure in Chapters 725 and 730.

Misdemeanors Dunlap IL

Contact Us

The Brave Law firm can help you build a defense against charges for misdemeanors in Dunlap IL. To start working toward the best possible outcome for your case, Request Reservation with us today. Call 309-228-9136 or fill out our online contact form. In addition to providing criminal defense for misdemeanors, attorney Jason B. Netzley specializes in family law, annulments, child custody cases, commercial real estate, contested divorces, criminal defense, estate planning, and probate cases.

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