5225 Old Orchard Rd.
Ste. 23B
Skokie, IL 60077
200 W. Adams St.
Ste. 2211
Chicago, IL 60606
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Chicago Post-Conviction Relief Attorney

Just because you were convicted of a crime doesn’t mean that your conviction must forever haunt employment background checks, stop you from becoming a U.S. citizen or remain a deportation threat.

There is no reason to let a youthful mistake, misunderstanding, past criminal record—or especially a criminal identity theft—be a barrier to future opportunities. Many options of post-conviction relief are available to help you, even after you have served time, finished probation, or paid your fines. Relief is critical for clearing the records of victims of criminal identity theft.

Through post-conviction proceedings, the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus can attempt to lessen the negative consequences of having been convicted of a crime. Your background may be used against you in rental matters, employment and education opportunities, by Immigration and Naturalization—and even socially.

Contact us at (847) 966-0300 for a FREE, confidential, initial consultation.

Why Post-Conviction Relief?

How We Can Help

Unlike large, impersonal firms, Mr. Minkus will handle your matter personally. Your case will never be handed off to a junior attorney, paralegal or clerk. Instead, Mr. Minkus will provide you with the extensive experience and skill required for defending your case. He has a thorough understanding of federal and state criminal law and will challenge the evidence presented against you. Many factors must be considered when defending any criminal charge. Our Chicago law firm can conduct a detailed investigation into your charges and will review all aspects of your case to form an effective defense strategy. Depending on your record and the facts of your case, the prosecution may be willing to negotiate the severity of charges. The Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus will work to get your charge dismissed or reduced. If not, Mr. Minkus will bring 33 years of trial experience to your case to fight for your future and your freedom.

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Chicago criminal lawyer Jonathan Minkus has spent 33 years aggressively defending those accused of crimes and helping those individuals convicted of crimes seek post-conviction relief. He offers tireless, aggressive and expert defense strategy, negotiation, and litigation and is highly respected throughout the Chicago legal community for his skill and success in the courtroom, from bench trials and jury trials to appeals.
A lifelong resident of the Chicago area, Mr. Minkus grew up in Chicago’s Hollywood Park neighborhood and graduated with highest honors from Northern Illinois University with a B.A. in Political Science. He earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1982.

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For Over 33 Years

Senior Partner Jonathan Minkus has successfully defended individuals charged with every conceivable criminal offense, from traffic misdemeanors to death-penalty eligible homicides.

We urge you to contact us for a FREE, confidential, initial consultation.

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address

Address :

SKOKIE OFFICE : 5225 Old Orchard Rd. Ste. 23B Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:

Ph : (847) 966-0300
Email : jminkus@minkuscriminallaw.com
address

Address :

CHICAGO OFFICE : 200 W. Adams St. Ste. 2211 Chicago, IL 60606

Contact:

Ph : (847) 966-0300
Email : jminkus@minkuscriminallaw.com