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Facing Criminal Charges in Cook County

Have you or a loved one recently been charged, arrested or are under investigation? If this is the case, it is important to realize that you do not have to face something of this nature alone. Due to the life-altering consequences that can stem from a successful conviction, at a time such as this, you need to be confident that you have an experienced and aggressive advocate on your side who will be willing to the distance to protect you. That's where we come in. With 14 years of experience, we have both the resources and the knowledge necessary to fully protect our clients against the crippling possibility of conviction, no matter if they are facing charges for a DUI offense, drug crime, theft crime or sex crime.

Why should you hire us to help defend your rights?

Lead attorney Howard J. Wise has carved out an impressive track record over the years - steadily building a reputation for tenacious, compassionate legal service that stands apart from competitors. By starting out in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, he spent time in many different divisions; this vast experience gave him a thorough and well-rounded appreciation and understanding of the law. After spending time as a prosecutor, with several bench and jury trials under his belt, he then moved on to a career of defense. Since then, he has taken on complex, complicated cases ranging from misdemeanors to felonies - even including cases involving homicide such as murder.

Knowledgeable Criminal Lawyer Serving Cook County

If you choose to work with our firm, you can breathe easier knowing that we will not be your run-of-the-mill, generic assistance. We strongly believe that clients deserve our full attention and we therefore do everything possible to provide our clients with dynamic advice - regardless if they have been charged with a white collar crime, assault, a violent crime (such as manslaughter), juvenile crime, or a weapons charge. If you are facing criminal charges for a traffic violation in DuPage County, contacting an attorney can help you avoid fines, license suspension, and various other penalties. While some traffic violations are classified as minor, major violations can result in imprisonment or jail. With the proper training and resources, our legal team has the expertise you can trust to handle any type of petty offense or felony traffic violation that you may be facing. We are also able to provide legal assistance and helpful counsel to clients interested in expungement. Expungement is a viable option for clearing your criminal record and can help you move forward with your life. Facing criminal charges can be frightening, especially when you face the possibility of having a permanent criminal record that will stay with you the rest of your life. There are some exceptions, but a professional criminal attorney can help you find out if your case qualifies for expungement. If so, you can legally answer "no" when asked if you have a criminal record.

With the experience necessary for facing situations of this magnitude, you can trust that if you work with us that we will stop at nothing to help you. No stone will be left unturned. So don't wait! The sooner that you get us involved, the sooner we can begin to help you navigate towards your desirable result. We understand the need for immediate response and therefore are available around the clock; even if you miss us, you can rest assured that your inquiry will be responded to as quickly as we can.

Do not leave your future up to the whims of chance. Contact a Cook County criminal defense lawyer from our firm today to schedule your free initial case consultation.

Our firm takes on criminal cases in all Cook County courthouses, including those in: Chicago (District 1), Skokie (District 2), Rolling Meadows (District 3), Maywood (District 4), Bridgeview (District 5), Markham (District 6) and at 26th & California.

5 out of 5 stars

Read what clients have to say about Howard J. Wise & Associates:

Reviewer: Martin Kaplan -

The man aggressively worked the court room like a true professional. In the end, the charges were dropped and I felt vindicated. He's one smart guy. A+.

22 W. Washington Street, Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60602 Northbrook Office: 555 Skokie Blvd. 
Suite 500 
Northbrook, IL 60062
Cook County Criminal & Dui Defense Attorney

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The Law Offices of Howard J. Wise - Cook County Criminal Defense Attorney
Located at 22 W. Washington Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60602.
Phone: (312) 234-0692.
Local: (312) 346-4555.
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