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JOLIET CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER

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Joliet Criminal Defense Attorney

Lawyer in Will County Defending Charges of Drug Possession, DUI and Felonies

When you are arrested and charged with a crime, it is understandable that you might be confused, worried, and unsure of what to do next. You may also feel completely alone. At Fotopoulos Law Office, we know that a criminal conviction could have a dramatic effect on the rest of your life. Depending on the situation, the allegations alone could destroy your personal and professional reputation. If you or a member of your family is facing criminal charges, our experienced team is prepared to help you protect your rights and your future.

Attorney John S. Fotopoulos is a skilled criminal defense attorney with more than 18 years of legal experience, including his service to Cook County as a Circuit Court judge. He and his team understand the complexities of the law and the techniques that prosecutors will use in pursuit of a conviction. Unfortunately, such techniques often include overlooking or ignoring evidence that supports the defendant’s innocence. We will not let that happen to you. Our team will work hard to ensure that any and all important information is discovered and utilized properly in building an aggressive defense.

Client-Focused Defense Lawyer in Joliet

At our firm, we believe that there is no such thing as a hopeless criminal case. No matter how serious the charges against you may be or how much evidence there is, we can help you work toward a favorable outcome. We will conduct a full investigation of your arrest and the circumstances surrounding it, looking for details such as improper police protocols and violations of your constitutional rights. Our team also understands the importance of negotiating with prosecutors to get your charges reduced or eliminated altogether. We can even help you explore options for diversion programs and other alternatives to a conviction.

At Fotopoulos Law Office, we handle a wide range of criminal defense matters, including:

Contact a Joliet Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are under investigation related to a crime or you have been arrested, it is important to contact our office immediately to ensure that your rights are fully protected. Call 708-942-8400 for a free consultation with an experienced member of our team today. With three convenient locations, our firm serves clients in Joliet, Will County, and the surrounding areas.

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