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?

Naperville Criminal Defense Lawyer

Illinois Criminal Defense Attorney Representing Clients in Naperville

Being arrested and charged with a criminal offense can be devastating for anyone, regardless of whether you have faced charges in the past. At the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus, we know how important it is to help you develop a winning defense strategy to avoid a criminal conviction. A dedicated Naperville criminal defense lawyer at our firm can evaluate your case today and can begin working on a plan for your defense.

Assisting Clients with a Wide Range of Criminal Defense Matters

When you are facing criminal charges, you need to have an experienced and aggressive Naperville criminal defense attorney on your side. At the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus, we have years of experience tailoring defense strategies to the specific facts of our clients’ cases and helping defendants to beat the charges they are facing. We routinely represent people who are facing the following types of criminal charges: 

Penalties for Criminal Convictions in Naperville, Illinois

Illinois categorizes crimes as a misdemeanor and felony offenses, with felony offenses being the more serious crimes that carry steeper penalties upon conviction. Even within these categories, different criminal offenses are further classified by “class.” Misdemeanor offenses under Illinois law range from Class C misdemeanors (the least serious) to Class A misdemeanors (the most serious type of misdemeanor offense). Felonies range from Class 4 felonies (the least serious type of felony) to Class X felonies (the most serious type of felony offense).

The following are the potential criminal penalties a person can face upon conviction:

In addition to terms of imprisonment and monetary fines, a person can also be required to pay restitution, submit to electronic monitoring and home detention, attend drug court or another similar treatment program, and other requirements and penalties. In some cases, it may be possible to have charges reduced or to seek eligibility for a diversionary program that can allow you to avoid having a criminal record. 

Contact a Criminal Defense Attorney in Naperville 

When you are facing criminal charges, you should get in touch with an experienced Naperville criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. At the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus, we are here to assist you with your defense. We will take every step we can to help you fight the charges you are facing. Contact the Law Offices of Jonathan Minkus today for more information about developing a defense strategy in your case.

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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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