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?

Arlington Heights Criminal Defense Attorneys

Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyers Representing Clients in Arlington Heights

Are you facing criminal charges in Arlington Heights, Illinois? Aggressive and experienced Arlington Heights criminal defense attorneys can help you to fight the charges you are facing. At the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus, we regularly defend clients in a wide variety of criminal cases, including but not limited to the following:

How can an Arlington Heights Criminal Defense Attorney Help?

It is important to tailor a defense strategy to the specific facts of your case, and an Arlington Heights criminal defense lawyer can help with this process. Depending upon the specific charges you are facing and the particular facts of your case, numerous defense strategies may be available. We can analyze the facts surrounding your arrest and can develop the best defense approach for your case.

Even if you cannot beat the charges against you, we may be able to have the charges against you reduced. While having any type of criminal record can make it difficult to secure certain types of employment or to obtain particular types of loans, it is much easier to deal with a misdemeanor record than a felony record, for example. And once you have served a sentence, our team can assist in the process of having your record sealed or expunged.

Penalties Upon Conviction for Arlington Heights Criminal Offenses

It is extremely important to have an experienced Arlington Heights criminal defense attorney on your side to help you beat the charges you are facing. In the event you are convicted, you can face serious penalties. The penalties for offense depend upon the type of crime, as well as other factors, such as whether you are a first-time offender or have a previous criminal record.

Misdemeanor offenses are classified from Class C through Class A misdemeanors. These offenses typically have the following penalties under Illinois law:

Felony offenses can range from Class 4 felonies (least serious felony) to Class X felonies (most serious felony). These offenses may have the following penalties:

Seek Help from Criminal Defense Attorneys in Arlington Heights, IL

Are you facing criminal charges, or is someone you love currently facing charges? A dedicated Arlington Heights criminal defense attorney at our firm can begin working on your case today. You should not risk attempting to handle your defense on your own. We have years of experience tailoring defense approaches to the particular facts of each client’s case, and we will work tirelessly to help you avoid a conviction. Contact the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus today to learn more about our proven criminal defense strategies.


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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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