DuPage County White Collar Theft Defense Lawyers
Fraud and Check Kiting Defense Attorney in Naperville and St. Charles
Increasingly, prosecutors and judges have started to view white collar crimes as more serious offenses than they have the past. Although usually non-violent in nature, these types of crimes often involve the stealing of large sums of money, which can make them more complicated than many other theft cases.
If you're facing charges for a white-collar crime in northern Illinois, you need a skilled and experienced theft defense lawyer. To speak to an attorney you can trust, call Donahue, Sowa & Magana at 630-232-1780 or contact us online.
Responding to White-Collar Crimes
Because white-collar theft charges are so serious, you need to act in your best interest when you've been accused of theft. Try to avoid answering any questions from police by politely explaining that you don't wish to discuss the situation without your attorney present. This is your right as a citizen.
If you've been placed under arrest, your top priority should be to place bail and speak with your attorney. You may be asked to plead to a lesser offense or to waive some of your rights, but you should not do so without first consulting a lawyer. He or she will be able to explain your best legal options in your situation and whether or not you should accept a plead bargain.
Once you feel you are under investigation for a white-collar crime, you need to consult with your attorney. Even though you might be facing non-violent charges, the consequences can potentially be very serious.
A white-collar crime conviction can be devastating to your career. You need a theft defense lawyer who will help you stand up for your rights as a defendant.