Let Us Defend You Against These Serious Charges

Facing a sex offense charge can be a frightening experience. Individuals run the risk of severe criminal penalties as well as a significant impact to their personal and professional lives if convicted. In these situations, it is crucial that you have an experienced defense attorney on your side who can shield you from serious consequences and protect your future.

At Sheppard Law Firm, P.C., we have extensive experience defending Chicago clients and those in communities throughout Illinois. We understand the severity of the charges you are facing and are dedicated to providing aggressive defense uniquely tailored to your specific charges. No matter the severity of your case, you can rely on our defense lawyers to fight on your behalf from start to finish.

What Are The Aggravating Factors?

Under 720 ILCS 5/11-1.30(a), an individual facing a criminal sexual assault offense can have that charge elevated due to numerous aggravating factors, including:

  • The person committing the crime is armed with a gun
  • The person committing the crime displays, threatens to use or uses a dangerous weapon
  • The person committing the crime fires a firearm while committing the offense
  • The victim is 60 years old or older
  • The victim is a physically handicapped person
  • The person committing the crime gives the victim any controlled substance without the victim's consent

To discuss your case and learn more about the additional aggravating factors, we encourage you to call or email our firm as soon as possible.

Contact Sheppard Law Firm, P.C.

You face significant penalties that could have a life-changing impact. We encourage you to discuss your case with a defense attorney as soon as possible. Contact Sheppard Law Firm, P.C., to discuss your defense needs with experienced and dedicated Chicago sex offense attorneys. Call 312-443-1233 for an initial consultation.

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