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Violent Crimes

Defense Attorney Defending Clients Against Violent Crime Charges in Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, and Northern Illinois

Defense AttorneyViolent crimes, otherwise known as crimes against persons, are some of the most harshly punished offenses in the state of Illinois. These acts, which typically include force, or the threat of force, can significantly and permanently alter the life of the accused. At the Fotopoulos Law Office, we take swift and aggressive action to protect our clients from the adverse consequences of a violent crime charge. In every situation, we pursue the most favorable outcome possible. We give your case the dedicated and personalized attention it deserves.

Violent Crime Charges

Sexual assault, murder, robbery, manslaughter, aggravated assault, and battery are the most commonly known violent crimes. However, there are many other types of crimes that may be considered a violent crime in the state of Illinois. These can include (but are not limited to):

  • Robbery (armed, aggravated, etc.),
  • Kidnapping,
  • Sexual assault,
  • Manslaughter (voluntary and involuntary),
  • Hate crimes,
  • Assault or battery,
  • Aggravated assault or battery,
  • Murder (First and Second degree, felony murder, etc.),
  • Weapons-related offenses,
  • Child endangerment or neglect,
  • Domestic violence,
  • Burglary,
  • Criminal damage or defacement of property,
  • Home invasion,
  • Attempted murder,
  • Armed violence,
  • Arson, and
  • Aggravated battery of a police officer.

Depending on the circumstances, the vulnerability of the victim, and the presence of any aggravating factors, penalties of a conviction could result in significant fines, imprisonment, long probationary periods with strict requirements, and victim restitution. In the worst of cases, a conviction could even result in lifetime incarceration without the option of probation. Do not simply accept these consequences as your fate. Give yourself the highest chance of a favorable outcome and contact our attorney today.

Seasoned Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer

Committed to protecting your future and your rights, our attorney will aggressively defend you against your misdemeanor or felony violent crime charge. We will meticulously examine the details of your case and proactively prepare it for trial. This creates a distinct advantage point from which to mitigate your charges. In some situations, it could even mean the difference between serious, lifelong consequences and a complete dismissal of your case. We consistently go the extra mile to protect your rights.

When your future depends on the skill and experience of the attorney representing you, turn to the firm you can trust. Consult with the Fotopoulos Law Office and discover the difference that dedication and aggressive representation can make in your case. We proudly serve clients in Orland Park, Tinley Park, Burbank, Oak Lawn, Homer Glen, Mokena, Bedford Park, and Palos Heights. Contact us at 708-942-8400 for your consultation today.

Client Reviews
John Fotopoulos is a very knowledgeable and professional attorney. I am a client and have referred him many close friends and family to John. I would recommend John Fotopoulos to anyone who needs help with personal Injury and criminal justice. I have know John Fotopoulos for over 15 years and he has always put his clients first. Colette G.
John is one in the most professional attorneys out there. His personal approach to his clients is amazing. He does whats best for you, even if its not what you want to hear. This approach and his availability to be reached whenever you need him, makes John the only attorney youll ever need. Mark
John is very dedicated to his clients and his work. He is extremely knowledgeable, responsive and thorough. It is hard to find a lawyer that you can trust and depend on, John is that lawyer. He goes above and beyond to make the most difficult times less difficult. Kris T.