St. Clair County Criminal Defense Lawyers

Criminal statutes and penalties are constantly changing. So are programs designed to help first-time and low-risk offenders avoid a lifetime of devastating consequences from a criminal conviction. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Illinois, wouldn’t you want a lawyer who focuses exclusively on this area of the law?

At Madelyn Daley & Associates, we only represent people charged with crimes in southern Illinois. Our lead attorney, Madelyn Daley, has over 20 years of experience negotiating with prosecutors for fair plea bargains and trying cases when forcing the government to prove its case is the best way to help a client move past criminal charges. We work to make our client’s experience in the criminal justice system less stressful, shorter – and, most importantly, successful.

A criminal conviction can affect your ability to get a job, join the military, or even get student loans. Don’t let a mistake or false accusations haunt you for years down the road. Call 618-509-9724 for a free case evaluation over the phone.

Criminal defense matters. We represent people facing:

Driving under the influence (DUI)

When facing a DUI charge in Belleville, IL, you could face fines up to $2,500, possible imprisonment for up to 365 days, driver’s license suspension or revocation, or an ignition interlock device requirement. Having experienced lawyers representing you when it comes to DUI’s that include commercial violations and repeat felony DUIs is key to ensuring your rights.

Drug Charges

In Illinois, drug charges range from misdemeanors to felonies, with penalties varying depending on the type and quantity of the drugs involved. A drug offense attorney in Belleville, IL, can navigate the complex legal system, protect your rights, and work towards a favorable outcome.

Weapons Charges

Facing weapons charges can be a daunting and stressful experience. Hiring an experienced criminal lawyer for weapons charges in Illinois is essential. A knowledgeable attorney will navigate complex firearm laws, build a strong defense, and potentially mitigate penalties. In addition to a strategy, your legal team should explain in detail the charges and the serious consequences, including jail time, fines, and loss of gun rights.

Battery and Domestic Battery

For battery or domestic battery defense in Illinois, obtaining legal representation is imperative. With legal expertise and guidance, you can ensure that your rights are protected throughout the legal process and that you are not subjected to unfair or discriminatory treatment.

Even if you made a mistake – especially if you have been falsely accused – you do not deserve to suffer the consequences of a criminal conviction. We will use our understanding of the criminal process and years of experience representing everyday good people to help you protect your freedom.

Don’t Give Up On Your Case Before It Starts. Contact The Firm Today.

We offer a free phone consultation and can set up a simple fee arrangement to help resolve your case as quickly as possible. To speak with an experienced St. Clair County criminal defense attorney, send an email or call our Belleville office at 618-509-9724.

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