Experienced Defense against Theft and Burglary Charges
Burglary charges in Illinois, no matter what the circumstances are, should never be taken lightly.
Successfully defending charges of burglary requires an aggressive attorney who knows when to seek a favorable plea bargain with the prosecution, and when to take a case to trial and force the government to prove its claims. Knowing how to proceed comes only through experience, and at our firm, clients in southern Illinois benefit from Madelyn Daley’s more than 20 years of experience exclusively in criminal defense. She is both a skilled negotiator and veteran trial attorney. She is who you need when facing these serious charges.
Never cooperate with prosecutors until you have spoken with a lawyer about your rights. Call Madelyn Daley & Associates, at 618-509-9724 for a no-fee case consultation.
The Consequences of a Conviction Can Be Severe. Turn to Our Firm to Avoid Them.
Most burglary charges in Illinois are Class 2 felonies. This means that a conviction can result in three to seven years in state prison and a maximum $25,000 fine. Some burglaries, may be considered class 1 felonies, which carry maximum prison sentences of four to fifteen years.
In addition to these penalties, a criminal record – especially one that involves crimes like theft and burglary – can make it impossible to hold down employment. This can have a truly devastating effect on people’s lives. Entrusting your case to a qualified Belleville defense attorney will be give you the chance to have your charges dropped or reduced. This will be much less likely to affect your life now and in the future.