5225 Old Orchard Rd.
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Skokie, IL 60077
200 W. Adams St.
Ste. 2211
Chicago, IL 60606

Chicago Weapons Charge Defense Lawyer

Chicago Weapons Charge Defense Lawyer

Illinois Weapons Defense Attorney Representing Clients in Chicago

If you have been arrested for a weapons offense or charged with the unlawful possession of a weapon, you should know that you could face serious criminal penalties if you are convicted. You need aggressive Chicago weapons to charge defense lawyer on your side to build a strong defense in your case. At the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus, we know that people can be wrongfully charged with criminal offenses, and we also know that people make mistakes and are entitled to a strong defense under the law.

A conviction for a weapons offense in Illinois can result in jail time and a significant fine, not to mention the consequences you will continue to face once you have served a sentence. You may be unable to obtain certain types of employment, and you may be ineligible for credit or renting a particular property. Do not hesitate to contact our firm to begin working on your defense with an experienced Chicago criminal defense attorney.

Types of Chicago Weapons Charges We Handle

At the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus, we regularly represent clients in many different types of weapons charge cases, including but not limited to the following:

It is important to know that you can be charged with a weapons offense under Illinois law even if you are permitted to carry a weapon, for example, but do not have a concealed carry license. It is also unlawful to possess a weapon in certain public places, even if you have a concealed carry license. A weapons defense lawyer in Chicago can help with your defense strategy.

Sentencing for Weapons Offenses in Chicago

Penalties for a weapons charge conviction can range widely depending upon the specific offense and whether you have a previous criminal record. The following includes the range of penalties you can face for most weapons offenses in Chicago, from misdemeanor to felony convictions:

In some cases, especially when the weapons offense is charged along with another felony offense, the defendant may face penalties for a Class X felony.

Contact a Chicago Weapons Charge Defense Attorney Today

You do not want to take a chance when it comes to building the strongest possible defense for a weapons charge case. A dedicated and aggressive weapons charge defense lawyer in Chicago can work to prove that you should not be convicted for the offense with which you have been charged. Even if it seems unlikely that you will be able to avoid a conviction, it may be possible to have the charges reduced with the help of a Chicago criminal defense lawyer. Contact the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus today to get started.

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.

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