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Criminal Defense Lawyers For 155 W. 51st Street

The criminal courthouse at 155 W. 51st Street is a preliminary hearing location for felony crimes committed within Chicago as well as a final location for misdemeanor charges in Chicago that are having bench trials. The great majority of cases are run of the mill misdemeanor claims.

Felonies include crimes such as murder, theft, certain drug violations and many other alleged crimes. If the preliminary felony hearing at 155 W. 51st Street results in a finding of probable cause, then the case will go to a grand jury or be transferred to the main Chicago felony courthouse at 26th and California or one of the suburban district courthouses.

The misdemeanor charges that are heard at 155 W. 51st Street can include solicitation of a prostitute, disorderly conduct, drug possession, assault, battery and other alleged crimes. Convictions for any of these charges can result in jail time for up to 364 days as well as a large fine.

We believe it is extremely important to hire a lawyer who is familiar with the judges and prosecutors at the courthouse where your hearing or trial is taking place. The Chicago criminal lawyers that we recommend almost exclusively defend criminal charges and usually handle no other types of legal matters. We know and recommend lawyers that do a lot of work at 155 W. 51st Street and have a track record of success at that courthouse. Whether you find a lawyer through us or another source, we strongly feel that this is the type of lawyer you need. This doesn’t guarantee a result, but strengthens your ability to get the best result possible.

If you would like a referral to an attorney that defends traffic cases at 155 W. 51st Street or have general questions about criminal laws in Chicago or Cook County, please call us at (312) 346-5320 or (800) 517-1614 or fill out our contact us form and we will contact you.