If you have been accused felony theft in Illinois you need
to call Robert J. Callahan. If you are
like most people who have been arrested for felony theft this is not your first
brush with the law. People picked up for
felony theft tend to also have drug, assault and robbery convictions on their
record. If you are looking to avoid jail
and get your life back on track you need good council. Do not assume that because you have a record
that you are destined to spend your life in and out of jail. There is a huge difference between bad and
worse when it comes to felony theft convictions in Illinois.
Thefts of $300 and less are a Class A misdemeanor. Theft of property valued at more than $300 is
considered felony theft. Within that
felony designation there are three classes.
In cases that don’t involve government property, from $300 to $10,000 is
class 3, $10,000 to $100,000 is class 2 and $100,000 and up is a class 1
felony. While these designations are
arbitrary they are important, especially to somebody who has prior
You need an attorney who knows the law and when it is in
your best interest to fight or plea. If
you have been through the system you have heard from people who listened to the
incorrect advice of a weak public defender.
You know that bad advise from a court appointed attorney can and does
lead to defendants getting years added on to their sentences
unnecessarily. You deserve good representation.
Remember, even if you have a record you are presumed innocent in the eyes of
the judge and jury every time you go to court.
Robert J. Callahan: 312-322-9000. (Se Habla Espanol)
Robert Callahan habla espanol con fluidez a nivel oral y escrito