Heiderscheidt Law, Chartered

725 South Wells StreetChicago, IL 60607- 4521

Updated: 12/27/2013


Illinois has some of the strictest gun laws in the United States. Prosecutors do not hesitate to bring charges in weapon cases, and they often seek the maximum sentence for these offenses. The most striking parts of Illinois' weapon laws are the weapon enhancement statutes. Under these statutes, criminal offenses can be enhanced – charged at a higher level and carrying more prison time – than if that same crime was committed without a weapon.

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  • Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Crimes




  • Chicago Weapons Charges Attorney
    Illinois is one of the least gun friendly states in the country. The state's firearm laws are very complex, and the sentences imposed on those convicted of firearm-related offenses are some of the harshest in the nation.
  • Chicago Assault Attorney
    In Illinois and especially in Cook County, violent crimes such as assault and battery are vigorously pursued by prosecutors.
  • Chicago Gun Possession Attorney
    Gun crimes are heavily prosecuted in Illinois, especially in the Chicago metro area. Prosecutors pursue all gun matters, including felon in possession charges, and put all of their resources into obtaining convictions.

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725 South Wells StreetChicago, IL 60607- 4521