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In Illinois, drug crimes are associated with severe penalties. Not only does a conviction results in a lengthy prison sentence and expensive fines, but having the crime on your permanent record can negatively affect career opportunities and your personal life.

At the Law Office of Steven Fine, Attorney Fine committed to protecting the rights, reputations, and freedom of all our clients. With more than two decades of experience, he has an extensive understanding of Illinois law to help you navigate through the complexities of the legal system.

Cocaine Penalties

Amy amount of cocaine is considered a felony in Illinois. Possession is defined as physical control over something – in your hand or inside of a safe for which you possess a key. Furthermore, you could be arrested for “constructive possession,” meaning that you know of the presence of cocaine and you are capable of maintaining control and possession of it.

The following are the penalties for possession of cocaine in Illinois:

  • Less than 15 grams (Class 4 felony)
    • Prison sentence of one to three years
    • Fines of up to $25,000
  • Between 15 and 99 grams (Class 1 felony)
    • Prison sentence of four to 15 years
    • Fines of up to $25,000
  • Between 100 and 399 grams
    • Prison sentence between six and 30 years
    • Fines of up to $200,000 or street value of drug in possession
  • Between 400 and 899 grams
    • Prison sentence between eight and 40 years
    • Fines of up to $200,000 or street value of drug in possession
  • Over 900 grams
    • Prison sentence between 10 and 50 years
    • Fines of up to $200,000 or street value of drug in possession

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Attorney Fine can investigate your arrest, gather evidence, and determine all of your available legal options to develop an effective defense strategy just for you. Let the Law Office of Steven Fine fight for you and help get your life back on track.

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Case Results

  • People v SB

    The case was dismissed.

  • PEOPLE v GS

    The defendant was found not guilty

  • PEOPLE v MK

    The charges were reduced to a single misdemeanor

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