Naperville, Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyers
Other Offices: Chicago (IL) Oak Brook (IL)
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Law Firm OverviewKathryn L. Harry & Associates, PC is an experienced criminal defense law firm providing quality legal defense at an affordable price. We successfully represent people throughout Illinois making us familiar with the courts and their policies.
Our defense attorneys provide attentive service and quality legal representation for clients facing misdemeanor or felony criminal charges. We know that even seemingly small crimes can result in a criminal record that will affect you for the rest of your life. We take your case as seriously as you do.
At the law office of Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C., we help you to understand the charges against you and the possible consequences. We will work with you to develop an effective defense strategy, to reduce the charges against you, to increase your odds of winning at trial or to minimize consequences of a guilty plea or finding of guilty after a trial. We also help people expunge their criminal record or arrest.
Our defense attorneys have more than 15 years of criminal defense experience, including trials, plea negotiations and dismissals of cases. They are dedicated to resolving your case as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Skillful legal defense doesn't have to cost your life savings. Experience doesn't cost, it pays. You have rights and options. We can help you choose the right course of action for your case.
Year this Office was Established: 2009
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Speeding Ticket; Running a Red Light; Running a Stop Sign; Camera Generated Tickets; Reckless Driving; Driving With Expired License Plates or Registration; Driving With a Suspended License; Driving With a Revoked License; Driving Without Insurance; Seat Belt Violations; Construction Zone Speeding; Violation of Order of Protection.
Areas of Law Description
Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. offers legal representation in the following practice areas:
- Traffic Violations
If you have received a notice of license suspension, act quickly. Contact our traffic violations lawyers immediately. It may be possible to undo the damage if you act immediately even after the suspension takes effect.
At the Oak Brook law office of Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C., a defense lawyer is here to help you get through difficult times, whether it's your first DUI or a repeat offense.
If you have been arrested, charged or prosecuted, your felony and/or misdemeanor criminal record is part of the public record which can be viewed by anyone. Your current employer, potential employer, family and friends all have access to public records.
If the alleged victim claimed you did make physical contact with them, you may be charged with battery. Make sure you have an assault defense lawyer who will listen to your version of events and protect your rights.
- Drug Crimes
If you've been arrested and charged with a misdemeanor or felony drug crime, talk to an experienced Illinois drug crimes defense lawyer as soon as possible. Contact the DuPage County law office of Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, PC.
- Retail Theft & Shoplifting
If you have been charged with shoplifting or retail theft, we will help you get through this ordeal with the goal of minimizing the consequences and protecting your reputation.
- White Collar Crime Defense
At the Oak Brook law office of Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C., we understand the challenges you face. Our Illlinois licensed attorneys have been former prosecutors, and long-time criminal defense lawyers. We know both sides of the law.
- Juvenile Justice
An experienced attorney like those at Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. will explore every possible alternative to the child being declared delinquent and his/her parental rights being terminated.
- Criminal Sexual Offense
At the Chicagoland law office of Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C., a defense lawyer is here to help you get through difficult times if you're facing charges of any sex crime or criminal sexual abuse.
- Weapons Charges
With years of criminal trial experience, our defense lawyers are dedicated to resolving your case as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. We work with you to develop an effective defense strategy to get an acquittal, to reduce the charges against you.
- Violations of Orders of Protection
A violation of an order of protection is a Class A misdemeanor that carries with it severe punishments. With years of criminal trial experience, our defense lawyers are dedicated to resolving your case as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.
- DuPage County Bar Association
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