We understand that criminal charges can lead to severe consequences, such as jail time and a permanent criminal record, that’s why our criminal law services at O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates will vigorously defend you.
The criminal law services at O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates warns about the consequences of a conviction which can greatly influence your future and potentially hurt your job prospects. Many of our lawyers in our criminal law services at O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates are former prosecutors and have an in-depth knowledge of the local court system and Illinois law. Coupled with our extensive trial experience, this gives us the power to attain the best possible outcome in your case.
Felonies and Misdemeanors
Misdemeanor sentences can include up to one year in prison and a fine of $2,500. Felony cases can result in prison or probation. Having either a misdemeanor or felony conviction on your record can negatively affect current and future employment opportunities.
Our attorneys in the criminal law services at O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates are former prosecutors who will utilize their extensive skills and experience to achieve the best outcome in your case. All of our attorneys will review your case, and no detail will be overlooked. We have successfully defended all types of misdemeanor and felony cases, including: murder, homicide, reckless homicide, sex crimes, domestic battery, domestic violence, aggravated battery, armed robbery, drug charges, weapons charges, burglary, assault, theft, retail theft, computer crimes, forgery, internet crimes, white collar crimes, DUI, and driving while license revoked.
Our criminal law services at O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates will work for you when you are facing a drug or narcotics-related offense. These crimes can range from drug possession, possession with intent to deliver, manufacturing, and trafficking. Our attorneys have successfully represented many individuals who are facing drug charges, including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, and crystal meth. Individuals who are facing these charges typically face severe penalties, including incarceration.
A DUI conviction can lead to the permanent revocation of your driver’s license, and in some situations, jail time. DUI charges can be very complicated and intricate, as there are many details and procedures that a police officer must handle correctly. While working as prosecutors, several members of the firm instructed law enforcement on field sobriety testing, breath instrument operation, and report writing. This makes our DUI defense attorneys uniquely capable off assisting you in your defense.
Our attorneys specializing in criminal law services at O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates can help you if you are facing criminal charges or allegations of abuse and neglect in the household. We understand that such court proceedings not only involve the child, but the family of that child. Several members of the firm are former juvenile prosecutors who are experts at juvenile law and are ready to protect the rights of your family. It is important to know that the procedures and penalties in juvenile court are much different than those in adult court.
Traffic and CDL Defense
Penalties for traffic violations can vary, typically, they are punishable by fine only. However, if any aggravating factors exist, such as speeding more than 30 miles per hour over the speed limit, prosecutors may seek jail time. Our attorneys with the criminal law services at O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates can guide you through the court process and work to achieve the best possible outcome in your case. We understand that your CDL license is often your livelihood. We will do everything we can to protect it.
We handle all types of traffic violations, including: speeding, driving with an overweight load, reckless driving, speeding in a construction or school zone, hit and run, leaving the scene, failure to yield, and disregarding a stop sign.
Criminal Record Expungement
Our attorneys can expunge or seal records of arrests, even if you pleaded guilty to an offense. Expunging or sealing arrest records as well as supervision court records helps you protect your livelihood and future employment opportunities. Illinois law does not allow every offense to be expunged. If you’re interested in expunging a record, the criminal law attorneys at O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates will meet with you to determine whether or not you are eligible for expungement. If you are, we will begin the process of getting the case into court and having the record expunged or sealed.
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