Tinley Park Violent Crimes Attorney

If you have been charged with a violent crime, you are facing a possible lengthy prison sentence.  Because of the possible extreme penalties you face, you need an aggressive attorney representing you.  You need an attorney who is thorough, meticulous and who will do what it takes to defend you at every aspect of your case – FROM THE POLICE STATION WHERE YOU ARRESTED TO A TRIAL IN COURT. 

We have the experience and knowledge to represent you effectively if you have been charged with a violent crime.  For over 30 years we have been an Orland Park violent crimes attorney who has vigorously represented their clients, fought hard for them, and won for them.

What is a Violent Crime?

In Illinois, a violent crime is considered any criminal act that involves the use of physical force, weapons, or the verbal threat of violence.  There are many crimes that could constitute a violent crime. Orland Park violent crimes attorney James A. Payonk, Jr., has extensive knowledge and experience in this area of criminal law, having defended hundreds of clients charged with a variety of violent crimes, including: 

  • Murder
  • Attempt Murder
  • Domestic Violence
  • Illegal possession of weapons/firearms
  • Aggravated Discharge of Firearms
  • Carjacking
  • Kidnapping
  • Armed Robbery
  • Assault and Battery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault and Battery By Use of a Dangerous Weapon
  • Battery
  • Assault With Intent To Murder
  • Assault
  • Arson
  • Home Invasion
  • Aggravated or Armed Burglary

Penalties for Violent Crimes in Illinois

Depending on the specific charge, you could be sentenced to anywhere from 1-30 years and beyond.  That is why you need an experienced violent crimes attorney defending you. Some charges can carry a sentence of probation, but most do not.

Orland Park and Southwest Suburban Cook County and Will County Violent Crimes Attorney

If  you have been charged with a violent crime in suburban Cook County or Will County, you will need to retain the services of a professional, highly skilled, aggressive, knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who has successfully defended thousands of clients.

For a free consultation and to retain an Orland Park violent crimes attorney who will aggressively protect your rights, please contact the Law Offices of James A. Payonk, Jr. at 708-633-6005 or contact us online.

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James A. Payonk, Jr.

~ Attorney at Law ~

10705 W 159th St.
Orland Park, Illinois 60467

(708) 633-6005