Criminal Defense Law

Illinois Criminal Defense Law Attorneys

If you were charged with a serious violent crime you need the experience and dedication of a skilled criminal defense team. The judicial process is complex and each courthouse and legal code presents unique challenges. When your life, liberty and future are at stake, you should not settle for your lawyer.

At Callahan & Hockemeyer, P.C., we provide comprehensive criminal defense representation for adults and juveniles facing felonies, misdemeanors, criminal investigations, Grand Jury proceedings, and all state, county, federal and municipal criminal charges.

Our team understands the emotional trauma and social stigma attached to criminal charges and convictions. They also understands that in Illinois, you could face the death penalty.

Our goal is to win your case either by a dismissal before trial or a not guilty verdict. While we have a track record for favorable outcomes, we can’t predict how any case will end. We can, however, express our absolute commitment to protecting your rights at every stage of your case.

To learn more about our comprehensive criminal defense and DUI legal practice, please select a link.

Drunk Driving Charges

We provide aggressive defense for a wide range of driving under the influence (DUI) charges. We understand the importance of protecting your rights and fighting to get a favorable outcome for:

  • Felony DUI and repeat DUI offenses
  • DUI
  • Chicago DUI
  • Suspended/revoked licenses
  • Driver’s license hearings
  • Drug charges

Drug Crimes

Callahan & Hockemeyer, P.C. handles all drug matters with intensity and zealous advocacy. Whether it may be Cocaine, Heroin, Ecstasy, MDMA, Marijuana / Cannabis, from a simple possession of a small amount to Multi-Kilo Manufacture and Delivery of Controlled Substances, We have the knowledge, skill, and experience you need to defend you for:

  • Drug charges
  • Drug possession
  • Drug manufacture, delivery, trafficking and distribution
  • Intent to deliver / delivery of controlled substances
  • All drug types: Cocaine, Heroin, Ecstasy, MDMA, Marijuana, Cannabis, Meth, Narcotics and prescription drugs

Violent Crimes

Our legal team understands the serious consequences of being convicted of a violent crime. Depending on the charge, you could face significant prison time or even the death penalty. We provide aggressive representation for:

  • Murder and attempted murder
  • Domestic violence
  • Sex crimes
  • Assault and battery
  • Weapons charges

Internet Crimes

We have extensive experience representing those facing Internet crimes. We have sophisticated knowledge of entrapment and other constitutional issues. We provide aggressive representation for a wide range of Internet charges, including

  • Solicitation of a child
  • Prostitution
  • Harassment through electronic communications
  • Cyberstalking

Theft Crimes

Our legal team understands the community reaction to crimes of moral turpitude. It is often impossible to obtain a job or find a place to live. We provide thorough representation to aggressively fight your charges of:

  • Theft / White Collar
  • Retail Theft
  • Identity theft
  • Fraud
  • Forgery
  • Theft by deceptive practices

Other Issues

Your criminal charges and conviction can place your future in jeopardy. Our law firm has extensive experience handling many legal issues. We provide dedicated guidance and aggressive representation for:

  • Expungement of Records
  • Petition to Seal Records
  • Petition for Executive Clemency / Pardons
  • Probation Violations
  • Orders of Protection
  • Driver’s License reinstatement hearings

Criminal Defense

Contact the experienced attorneys at Callahan & Hockemeyer, P.C. for help with criminal defense law issues.

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