Lake County, Illinois Criminal Law Attorney
Criminal Defense Serving Mundelein, Round Lake Beach and Park City
When facing a criminal charge, your first question is probably what penalty you may face upon conviction. Generally, whether a crime is a felony or misdemeanor determines the potential penalties. While criminal penalties depend on the specific case, felony convictions usually result in more than one year of jail time. Usually, misdemeanor convictions lead to less than one year in jail, if there is a jail sentence. Undoubtedly, you will have more questions about your charges and case. At the Law Offices of Matthew R. Gebhardt, P.C., we take every client question seriously, and Attorney Gebhardt will personally address your concerns.
Experienced Lawyer Defending Misdemeanors and Felonies
If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer at our law firm. Matthew R. Gebhardt has practiced criminal law for over 15 years, and has handled both sides of criminal cases. As a Cook County prosecutor, he got extensive, insider experience in the criminal justice system. Now, Attorney Gebhardt works for criminal defendants, fighting to protect their rights. For more than 15 years, he has prosecuted and defended every kind of criminal charge. In addition to his legal experience, Matthew R. Gebhardt best serves his clients by taking a unique approach to every case. At the Law Offices of Matthew R. Gebhardt, P.C., we tailor our legal advice to each case, and every client works personally with Attorney Gebhardt.
Throughout 15 years of legal practice, Matthew R. Gebhardt has defended clients in the following types of cases:
- Criminal Defense
- Drug Charges
- DUI Defense
- Juvenile Offenses
- Retail Theft/Shoplifting
- Traffic Violations
- Violent Crimes
- White Collar Crimes
- Real Estate
After being arrested and charged, your best next step is to hire a skilled attorney to defend you. When searching for the right criminal lawyer, focus on their experience, their reputation, and their client approach. Does your lawyer have experience defending against a wide variety of charges, or do they simply focus on a small area of criminal law? Does the law firm have a reputation for successfully defending criminal cases? Will your attorney talk directly with you about every aspect of the case, or will you only get to communicate with a paralegal? The answers to these questions make a world of difference when considering a Lake County criminal defense lawyer.
Contact a Reputable Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyer
With the Law Offices of Matthew R. Gebhardt, P.C., you will get honest and straightforward legal advice, specific to your case. Every client communicates directly with Matthew R. Gebhardt, and he is accessible throughout the entire day. Importantly, his experience as a former prosecutor has helped countless residents of Cook County and Lake County. To discuss your case now, contact our firm for a free consultation.