Chicago Misdemeanor Charges
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Misdemeanors are punishable by a maximum sentence of up to 1 year in the
county's department of corrections (jail). The maximum fine for misdemeanors
is $2,500. This is in addition to any mandatory court costs. Additionally,
all misdemeanors may include a probation period of up to 2 years.
Penalties for Misdemeanors in Illinois
Class A misdemeanors are punishable by up to 1 year in jail. The maximum fine on most Class
A misdemeanors is $2,500.
Class B misdemeanors are punishable by a maximum of 6 months in jail. The maximum fine on most
Class B misdemeanors is $1,500.
Class C misdemeanors are punishable by a maximum of 1 month in jail. The maximum fine on most
Class C misdemeanors is $1,500.
Why Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?
While it is possible for you to represent yourself in a misdemeanor case,
the odds of successfully achieving a positive outcome are lessened. You
may miss certain deadlines, court dates, or make statements that can be
used against you. While misdemeanor charges do not caring penalties as
severe as felony crimes, you are still face severe consequences.
With Hallock Law on your side, you can aggressively challenge the prosecutor
and your misdemeanor charges. I am a skilled
Chicago criminal defense attorney who has spent my career helping individuals who have either been wrongfully
accused or upon whose rights have been infringed.
Contact Thomas C. Hallock if you need a skilled and committed misdemeanor
defense attorney in Chicago. Call (888) 412-3741 to schedule your
free case review today.