Criminal Defense

When you’re accused of a crime, your first desire is to have your name cleared. At The Law Office of Oscar H. Brown, this is our priority. We provide criminal defense assistance with all manner of criminal felonies and misdemeanors in Illinois. You can count on us for representation when you’re facing:

  • DUI Charges – a first conviction for DUI in Illinois could mean you lose your license for up to one year. Additionally, you could be facing fines of up to $2,500 and up to one year in prison. Don’t take chances; contact a criminal defense attorney immediately.
  • Drug Charges – whether you’re facing possession charges or you’re facing the potential of forfeiting your assets, we’ll provide an aggressive criminal defense on your behalf. We understand how drug related crimes are prosecuted in Illinois and we’ll take a look at all evidence and determine the best way to mount a strong defense.
  • Traffic Violation Charges – when you’re facing tickets for speeding, moving violations or if you’ve been found driving with a suspended license, you need to take these seriously. Keep in mind, in addition to potential fines and loss of driving rights, you could be facing years of increased insurance premiums if you’re found guilty. Our goal is to have the charges reduced or dismissed.
  • Domestic Charges – when you’re charged with domestic battery you’re facing potential jail time and potentially changes to how you’re allowed to see your children and family members. In addition, you could be facing the loss of your ability to own or carry a firearm permanently. Call us when you’re facing any type of domestic battery or violation of a restraining order immediately.
  • Probation Violations – if you’re facing charges of violating probation or paroles, you could be facing jail time and even further restrictions on your freedom. Call The Law Office of Oscar H. Brown immediately to ensure your rights are protected.

Criminal Convictions: Understanding the Aftermath

All criminal convictions on your record can impact your ability to secure employment and in some cases to secure housing.  We may be able to assist you with having your record expunged if you are eligible. Those who are not eligible to have their criminal record expunged may be eligible to have their record sealed. Expunged records are “wiped clean” meaning no one has access to the record. Sealed records are available only to law enforcement officers.

Whether you’re currently facing criminal charges or you need help having your record expunged or sealed, contact The Law Office of Oscar H. Brown Jr. at 708-426-2111. We’ll work hard to clear your name ensuring your future isn’t tarnished by a foolish mistake.

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