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5555 W. Grand Avenue Criminal Cases in Chicago
The criminal courthouse at 5555 W. Grand Avenue 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.
If the preliminary felony hearing at 5555 W. Grand Avenue 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. Felonies can include murder or kidnapping or various drug crimes.
The misdemeanor charges that are heard at 5555 W. Grand Avenue can include solicitation of a prostitute, disorderly conduct, drug crimes like possession, assault, battery as well as several 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.
The Chicago criminal lawyers that we recommend for misdemeanors 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 5555 W. Grand Avenue and have a track record of success at that courthouse. Whether you find a lawyer through us or another source, we strongly believe that this is the type of lawyer you need – one who already has an established relationship with the prosecutors and judges at 5555 W. Grand Avenue. This doesn’t guarantee the result you want, but it can strengthen your ability to get the best result possible. Having relationships with the prosecutors and Judges can often be the difference between winning and losing.
If you would like a referral to an attorney that defends traffic cases at 5555 W. Grand Avenue 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.