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Weapon Enhancements Lawyer in Chicago, IL

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725 South Wells StreetChicago, IL 60607-4521
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Weapon Enhancements Overview

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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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.

If you are charged with a crime that involves a weapon enhancement, it may feel like the deck is stacked against you and a conviction is all but certain. Nothing could be further from the truth. At Heiderscheidt Law, attorney John Heiderscheidt aggressively advocates on your behalf and helps you protect your rights. As a Chicago criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Heiderscheidt has the legal skills and knowledge necessary to help fight criminal allegations in Cook County and throughout Illinois.

Weapon Enhancement Charges In Chicago

Weapon enhancements can affect any type of criminal case, but are often a part of matters involving:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Assault
  • Domestic assault
  • Battery
  • Homicide

No matter the situation, weapon enhancement charges carry severe consequences. As such, you need to exercise your right to remain silent, and not speak to police officers until you contact Heiderscheidt Law.

Contact Heiderscheidt Law

For a free consultation with a dedicated Illinois criminal defense lawyer, call 224-532-9988.

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