DuPage County, Illinois Criminal Defense and Family Law Firm
Law Firm OverviewStephen A. Brundage, Attorney at Law, is a criminal defense attorney and counselor in family law matters. With offices in Wheaton, Illinois, he represents individuals across the Chicago area. Our firms commitment is to providing aggressive advocacy, with personal compassion and interest in your personal needs.
With over twenty years of legal experience, plus nine years as a police officer, Stephen A. Brundage is especially well suited to helping clients facing criminal charges. He is capable of successfully handling a range of cases, from DUIs and traffic violations to sexual assault and drug crimes. Whatever your situation, you can count on being served with real personal dedication, thorough preparation, and skilled defense.
Our areas of focus in family law include divorce, child custody and support, domestic violence, and juvenile defenses. The same level of dedication given to our criminal defense cases also goes into every family-centered situation we approach. We will work vigorously to help you achieve a favorable outcome, while always keeping your familys best interests in mind.
Areas of Law
- Animal Bites
- Bus Accidents
- Car Accident
- Child Abuse
- Child Custody & Visitation
- Child Pornography
- Child Support
- Collaborative Law
- Computer Crime
- Controlled Substances
- Credit Card Fraud
- Criminal Defense
- Criminal Law
- Domestic Violence
- Drug Crime
Additional Areas of Law: Durable Powers of Attorney, Living Wills and Health Care Powers of Attorney; Division of Property; Modifications of Court Orders; Underage DUI; Delinquency/Truancy; School Fights; Violence Against a Girlfriend; Sexual Assault; Speeding; Construction Zone & School Zone Tickets; Reckless Driving; Driving Under Suspension or Revocation; Driving Without Insurance; Hit and Run; Possession of Drugs; Drug Delivery/Sale; Internet Sex Crimes; Solicitation of a Minor; Solicitation of Prostitution; Cyber Stalking; Online Solicitation.
Areas of Law Description
- Criminal Defense
I am Stephen A. Brundage. As an experienced criminal defense lawyer, I am able to challenge evidence and effectively negotiate with prosecutors. If the charges cannot be dismissed and a plea bargain is not in your best interest, I can present a case to judge or jury at trial. I have experience handling all types of misdemeanor and felony criminal charges, including:
Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor amount of marijuana or delivery of a large quantity of a controlled substance, you will need a skilled and experienced drugs crime defense lawyer to avoid the harshest consequences. Call Stephen A. Brundage, Attorney at Law to preserve your rights and discuss your defense in a free initial consultation.
Attorney Stephen A. Brundage has the experience to vigorously defend clients against prosecution for any sex crime. We represent people accused in DuPage, Kane, and Cook counties of the following:
Internet sex crimes
Solicitation of a minor
Solicitation of prostitution
Failing to register as a sex offender
Attorney Stephen A. Brundage can effectively handle all types of computer crimes, including:
Distributing child pornography
Possessing child pornography
Solicitation of a minor
*DUI and Alcohol Offenses
If you we arrested or pulled over for drunk driving, it may be possible to avoid conviction and the collateral civil penalties. The law firm of Stephen A. Brundage, Attorney at Law vigorously represents clients in DuPage, Kane and Cook counties in all drunk driving and alcohol-related crimes.
As a former police officer and a lawyer for over 20 years, I know how to effectively challenge traffic tickets and criminal traffic offenses. If I can't get the ticket dismissed, I will seek to have charges reduced to limit the fines and civil consequences. I can help you fight all types of traffic tickets and moving violations issued in DuPage, Kane or Cook counties:
Construction zone tickets
School zone tickets
Driving under suspension or revocation
Driving without insurance
Hit and run (Leaving the scene of an accident)
Shoplifting, theft, and burglary are common crimes, but carry serious criminal and civil penalties in Illinois. You will need a skilled criminal defense attorney to fight the charges or negotiate the most favorable deal. Contact Stephen A. Brundage, Attorney at Law, for a free consultation if you or your child were arrested in DuPage, Kane, or Cook County.
Domestic violence harms families, but so does putting a husband or father in jail. Prosecutors will press charges even against the wishes of the alleged victim. If you are facing accusations of domestic battery, the law firm of Stephen A. Brundage, Attorney at Law will do everything possible to limit the impact on your freedom and your family.
The law firm of Stephen A. Brundage, Attorney at Law, practices in juvenile courts of DuPage County, Kane County, and Cook County. I can capably protect your child's interests in any juvenile crime, including:
Underage drinking or DUI
Traffic violations (speeding, suspended license)
Drug offenses (possession or sale)
Delinquency / truancy
Theft, shoplifting, or burglary
Assault and battery (school fight, violence against a girlfriend)
Sexual assault / statutory rape
- Divorce and Family Law
I work to obtain effective, practical solutions for divorce and other family law matters. While I strive to obtain amicable resolutions, I am always prepared to fight for clients in court. I handle all aspects of divorce and family law, including:
Division of assets
Child custody and child support
Visitation and modifications
- Real Estate
To reduce the likelihood of problems when buying or selling a home, work with an experienced real estate attorney. I advise buyers and sellers regarding real estate matters, including purchases, property sales, contract disputes and title issues. I am a certified title agent who will thoroughly examine your property's title to clear any unresolved issues.
- Personal Injury
If you have been seriously injured in an accident that was caused by someone else's negligence, you may have legal recourse. You may be entitled to compensation for past and future medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering. I handle personal injury claims stemming from car accidents and truck collisions to slip and fall accidents and dog bites. I also handle wrongful death lawsuits, representing families who have lost a loved one as the result of negligence.
- Estate Planning
Do you have concerns about the management of your estate following your death? Creating an estate plan is the best way to ensure that your assets will be properly distributed. I prepare wills, durable powers of attorney, living wills and healthcare powers of attorney to protect clients.
- DuPage County Bar Association
Mr. Stephen A. Brundage
Criminal Defense, Divorce, Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Real Estate
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