Many relatively minor crimes begin the same way: a moment of poor judgment or emotional action that ultimately leads to a night spent in jail. While everyone makes mistakes, some mistakes can be much more costly than others. Unfortunately, alcohol can often cause a lapse in judgment that may lead to severe consequences. (more…)
Assault charges in Illinois can result in sentences ranging from 30 days in jail to a 60-year prison term, depending on prior records and the type of assault charges. Any conviction can damage a reputation, lead to court expenses, fines, a loss of job opportunities, and more. The support of a reliable defense lawyer can help those wrongly accused of assault to avoid a negative trial outcome.