Chicago Murder Defense Attorney
Taking on Serious Felony Charges
Murder is one of the most serious crimes that you could be charged with. Being convicted of murder carries with it extremely heavy, life-altering consequences. If you are under investigation for a murder charge or have been arrested, it is imperative that you hire a skilled Chicago murder defense lawyer immediately.
At Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC, we have more than 15 years of legal experience fighting for clients facing serious felonies such as murder and attempted murder. We understand what is at stake and what takes to obtain a favorable outcome. We work aggressively to help minimize the penalties or to fight your charges in court. For a team of exceptional trial attorneys, turn to us.
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Consequences of a Murder Conviction
The minimum sentence for a conviction of murder in Illinois is 20 years in prison. Depending on the circumstances of your alleged crime, you could face additional time in prison. First-degree murder, which is the intentional, premeditated, and unlawful killing of another person, typically carries the heaviest sentence. Whether you are being charged with murder or attempted murder, we are prepared to fight for your future and a not guilty verdict in court.
The highest level of murder is one which involves special circumstances, such as:
- Murder of more than one person
- Murder of a young child or baby
- Murder of a witness (to prevent testimony)
- Murder of another as a hate crime
- Murder of a prosecutor or judge
- Murder of a law enforcement officer
Hard-Hitting Trial Attorney Ready to Fight for You: (312) 883-9466
Murder charges require the help of a skilled and proven Chicago criminal defense lawyer. At Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC, our attorneys are here to put their exceptional legal talents and skills to work for you.
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