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Violent Crimes Defense Lawyers in Naperville IL

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Protecting the Rights of Individuals Accused of Violent Crimes in Plainfield, Aurora, and Throughout DuPage County

If you are accused of a criminal offense, it is a serious issue, regardless of the nature of the crime. Violent matters, however, are particularly harshly punished by the Illinois criminal justice system. These crimes sometimes result in extremely long prison sentences and a felony record. For this reason, anyone who has been accused of a violent crime should contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible.

Working with Clients Accused of a Wide Variety of Violent Crimes

At Roscich & Martel Law Firm, LLC, our attorneys understand the severity of allegations of violent criminal misconduct and know how to mitigate the criminal consequences our clients are facing. We regularly work with clients accused of a wide variety of violent criminal offenses, including the following:

  • Assault
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Battery
  • Sex Crimes
  • Homicide
  • Robbery

Common Defenses to Allegations of Violent Crimes in Illinois

If you have been arrested on suspicion of having committed a violent crime, it is important to recognize that not every arrest leads to a conviction and there are often legal defense available that could result in your case being dismissed or an acquittal. Some of the more commonly raised legal defenses in violent crime cases include the following:

  • Self-Defense – Claiming self-defense means that you are arguing that your actions were justified as a response to aggression on the part of the alleged victim. Self-defense is an affirmative defense, which means that the burden shifts to the defendant to prove that he or she was acting in self-defense at the time of the alleged incident.
  • Constitutional Violations – If law enforcement violates your rights while they are investigating a case, it could result in evidence against you being thrown out of court. For example, if you confess to a crime under police pressure and without having been properly informed of your right to counsel, it may result in the confession being deemed inadmissible.
  • Improper Police Conduct – Law enforcement officers have certain protocol and legal procedures that must be followed. Too often aggressive police tactics lead to false arrest, improper imprisonment, false evidence, or false incrimination. Improper arrests and improper procedures can be a cause to exclude evidence, or even to dismiss the case.

Contact an Experienced Naperville Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been accused of a violent crime, it is critical that you retain qualified legal counsel as soon as you can. The lawyers of Roscich & Martel Law Firm, LLC work regularly represent clients in the communities of Aurora, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Wheaton, Warrenville, Winfield, Downers Grove, Lisle, and throughout DuPage, Kane, Kendall, and Will Counties. To schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers, call our office today at 630-355-5222 or contact us online.

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