Felony Defense Lawyers in Waukegan, IL
At DLP, our lawyers have extensive experience with the Lake County Court system. We concentrate on defending the rights of people accused of every type of crime from minor infractions to the most serious felonies. As Lake County's top criminal lawyer and a former state's attorney, Elliot A. Pinsel compliments Geoffrey M. Wexler's extensive experience of criminal law as well as Richard C. Daniels' background as both a former public defender and criminal lawyer.
Our long history in Lake County, as well as our experience as both direct agents of the court and as private lawyers, gives us a special advantage in understanding how to deal aggressively with the legal system, while maintaining the highest standards of law in a compassionate and affordable defense to save the rights of our clients. We represent clients in areas such as:
- DUI (Driving Under the Influence)
- Drunk driving
- Traffic violations
- Domestic violence
- White-collar offenses
- Juvenile matters
- Drugs and narcotics charges
- Computer crimes
- Sex offenses
Do call DLP or have someone call for you as soon as you have a problem that may involve the police.
Don't provide the police with any information other than your name and address if you are arrested unless your lawyer is present and approves what you say.
Don't say anything if your lawyer instructs you to remain silent. Let your lawyer do the talking for you, no matter how hard it may be to resist the urge to speak.
Don't sign anything, no matter what it is, without a lawyer being present.
Don't agree to participate in a police identification line-up or any other procedure without your attorney being present.
Don't lie to your lawyer or to the police if you chose to talk to them.
These tips are suggestions as how to act if arrested. These tips, however, are not intended to be direct legal advice and are not intended to substitute for consultation with one of our lawyers.