Are you facing violent crime charges in Illinois, including those involving assault, battery, or murder? Chicago courts take crimes involving physical acts of violence very seriously, and the repercussions of such a charge can be life-altering if you are not quick and aggressive in defending your rights. At Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC, we understand the circumstances surrounding any crime can impact the way events play out, and regardless of your situation, we believe everyone is entitled to their legal rights.
Our Chicago criminal defense attorneys have more than a decade of experience defending clients facing felony charges in both state and federal courts, and we want to help you, too. Named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers, and awarded a 10.0 Superb rating on Avvo for criminal defense, our firm has a proven track record of excellence. Trust your case to Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC and let us fight for your rights and defend your future.
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A violent crime is classified as any criminal act involving physical violence, or the threat of violence against a person or group of people. If the crime is committed with the use of a deadly weapon, the accused may face more severe charges and penalties.
Types of violent crimes include, but are not limited to:
The penalties for such crimes vary greatly and depend on the circumstances of the crime, what harm was inflicted or threatened, and if the defendant has any previous convictions. Possible punishments include jail and prison time, hefty fines, a criminal record, probation, and community service.
At Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC, our criminal attorneys in Chicago do not shy away from the complex cases, and we will stand beside you if your case goes to trial. We will ensure your rights are fairly represented and will use our ample resources to fight for reduced charges whenever possible.
Contact Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC to request a consultation regarding your violent crime case.