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At the Law Office of Steven Fine, we understand how significant the consequences can be when facing felony criminal charges. Not only will a felony conviction result in severe fines and an extended prison sentence, but cause substantial damage to your reputation. Since these are difficult obstacles to overcome, it is crucial that you have our experienced legal team by your side in order to protect your rights.

With over two decades of legal experience, our Chicago felony defense lawyer possesses the comprehensive knowledge to properly navigate you through the legal system and provide conducive guidance in order to attain the justice you deserve. Don’t let a felony derail your life and seek help from us.

Felony Offenses

In Illinois, felonies are the type of crimes which are punishable by a term of one year or more in state prison or by the death penalty. On the other hand, misdemeanors (considered less serious crimes) are punishable by less than a year in county jail. Murder is punishable by the death penalty, life imprisonment, or a prison term of four to 100 years.

Illinois law includes the following five felony classifications:

  • Class X Felony
    • Prison sentence: six to 30 years
    • Fines up to $25,000
    • Examples: aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated battery of a child, and armed robbery
  • Class 1 Felony
    • Prison sentence: four to 15 years
    • Fines up to $25,000
    • Examples: criminal sexual assault, possession of heroin or cocaine, and theft in the amount of $10,000 to $100,000
  • Class 2 Felony
    • Prison sentence: three to seven years
    • Fines up to $25,000
    • Examples: arson, aggravated battery of police officer, drug possession of 2000 grams of marijuana, and theft of $2,000 to $10,000
  • Class 3 Felony
    • Prison sentence: two to five years
    • Fines up to $25,000
    • Examples: forgery and retail theft over $300
  • Class 4 Felony
    • Prison sentence: minimum of one year
    • Examples: DUI, stalking, drug possession of 30 grams of marijuana

Have Our Attorney on Your Side

Attorney Steven H. Fine has the advantage of legal insight and understanding how a felony case is presented and investigated. With a successful track record under his belt, you can depend on our Chicago defense attorney to get your life back on track.

Call (312) 436-0638 for a free consultation today!

Testimonials

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Case Results

  • Dismissed People v CR
  • Dismissed People v DG
  • Defendant was found not guilty of all charges. People v EA
  • The defendant was found not guilty of murder. People v MC
  • Defendant was found not guilty of all charges. People v JV
  • The defendant was found not guilty at trial. People v RG
  • The case was dismissed. People v SB
  • The defendant was found not guilty of the charge People v QH
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