DuPage County Criminal Defense Attorney
When faced with criminal charges or even an initial investigation by law enforcement, you are at risk of facing an entirely changed future due to a criminal conviction and the serious penalties that this may bring. At the Law Offices of Howard J. Wise & Associates, we are here to help. Our legal team offers personalized, compassionate client service and aggressive criminal defense counsel to clients throughout DuPage County and the surrounding areas in Illinois. Having handled literally thousands of criminal cases in their careers, our attorneys are ready to fight for you.
Understanding the inner workings of the criminal court system is a key attribute to look for in any DuPage County criminal defense attorney. Because our team includes former prosecutors, we have a rare and invaluable understanding of both sides of criminal court proceedings. We know what the prosecuting attorney will look for when building a case against you. We know how to anticipate their next move and can provide more effective criminal defense counsel as a result.
Defending Arrestees and Defendants in DuPage County, IL
A criminal defense attorney can offer you the straightforward advice that you need to resolve your criminal case. Time is of the essence and you need an experienced legal mind who can work quickly and efficiently to become familiar with your case. Your right to an attorney is invaluable during this time, and you can access this right regardless of the type of crime that you have been accused of. Our law firm is prepared to investigate your case and to give you the legal advice you need to protect your liberty and constitutional rights.
Our law firm handles virtually all types of misdemeanor and
felony criminal cases for defendants, arrestees and suspects in the DuPage County area. This includes:
white collar crimes,
weapon charges and
traffic violations. We also offer post-conviction relief by helping clients with
expungements to clear their criminal records. Expungements can help you move forward with your future and you can legally answer "no" when asked if you have a criminal record. There are some exceptions, but to find out if you qualify for expungement, contact a criminal defense attorney today. Regardless of the particular circumstances of your case or whatever concerns or questions you may have, we have faith in our ability to provide you with the counsel you need. Our experience and expertise in defending clients can give you the confidence you need to trust us with your case.
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Our founding attorney, Howard J. Wise, is a former criminal prosecutor with 14 years of legal experience. His background in successfully trying bench and jury trials as a prosecutor, combined with his experience as a criminal defense attorney, enables him to lead our team in a more effective and efficient way. When you also consider his complete commitment to one-on-one client service, you have a method of representation that not only helps us reach the best possible case outcomes but that brings our clients peace of mind in these otherwise difficult times.
Just because you were arrested or have been charged with a crime does not mean that you should be or will be found guilty. Make sure you protect your freedom and involve a criminal lawyer who will fight tirelessly on your behalf!
Contact a DuPage County criminal defense lawyer
at our firm today for a free consultation - we are available 24 hours a day and will answer or return your call as soon as possible.
We stand ready to handle cases anywhere throughout DuPage County, including in Wheaton, Naperville, Addison, Glendale Heights, Downers Grove and the surrounding communities.