Woodford County Criminal Defense Attorney in Metamora IL
The Essig Law Office handles representation for a full range of crimes when you need a criminal defense attorney in Metamora IL. Our practice includes helping you to build a defense against misdemeanor or felony charges for the following:
Our father-son team of lawyers has proudly served Woodford County clients since 1974. We urge you to consult with us first before speaking to police if you find yourself being arrested. After all, your statement can provide evidence the prosecution can use against you in court. Our firm has a proven track record of obtaining acquittals, dismissals, and favorable reductions in charges or punishments.
Contact us now to schedule a free initial consultation. We will discuss your case with compassion and work toward the best possible resolution. Our attorneys will fight to protect your rights and freedoms by building a successful defense. Our litigation experience can help you avoid a conviction.
DUI Criminal Defense Attorney in Metamora IL
If you had a few drinks after work and are driving home, you can easily get alarmed by seeing flashing police lights in your mirrors. Woodford County law enforcement agencies and prosecution aggressively target drivers and pursue convictions for DUI cases. Whether you face DUI charges for the first time, are a repeat offender, or are involved in an accident with serious injuries, we can help. We will consult with you and work toward a dismissal or reduction of charges with the following legal strategies:
- Challenging the sufficiency of evidence supporting the initial stop
- Proving the police officer’s lack of training or improper administration of field sobriety tests
- Providing evidence that there was a failure to comply with a waiting period prior to a breath test
- Proving mishandling of blood samples
- Showing a blood sample got contaminated
- Arguing for the inherent unreliability of field sobriety tests
- Getting evidence seized by an unlawful search suppressed
- Having statements that are not voluntary or the result of Miranda violations excluded
Domestic Battery Criminal Defense Attorney
Our attorneys understand that accusations against you in a domestic battery case may not be true. In many cases, a spouse may falsely accuse you to get you thrown out of your home if you are undergoing a divorce. Therefore, we will listen to your side of the story with compassion and help you build a successful defense strategy. We understand you are worried about losing your good reputation, livelihood, home, and family. Let us help you navigate these complex legal matters as your criminal defense attorney in Metamora IL.
Theft and Burglary Criminal Defense Attorney
Shoplifting, stealing cars, or corporate theft are all forms of theft and burglary charges requiring an experienced criminal defense attorney in Metamora IL. The Essig Law Office has successfully represented clients against these kinds of charges for over 40 years. We understand that of conviction on your record for these kinds of charges come with serious consequences. In fact, you could lose out on employment and housing opportunities. Consult with us and we will work to help you avoid a conviction that could significantly harm your future interests.
Whether you face misdemeanor or felony charges, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in Metamora IL. After all, a conviction could subject you to expensive fines, a jail sentence, and a criminal record that can impact the rest of your life. Contact Essig Law today to start building a successful defense strategy. Call 309-354-3898 right away to schedule a free initial consultation. Our office hours are 8 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.