Drug Crime Lawyer: Chicago & DuPage County
If you’re facing drug charges in Illinois, it’s important to hire an experienced drug crime lawyer who will protect your rights from an aggressive prosecution. Drug charges can violate state and federal laws and involve a wide range of offenses from possession and sale, to manufacturing and distribution.
If you’ve been charged or arrested for a drug-related offense in DuPage or Cook County, the decisions you make in the next 24 hours may determine how your case is resolved. There are many layers to a drug defense case which a public defender may not be aware of OR simply doesn’t have time for. Knowing how to respond to requests from law enforcement officials and the court system is something a drug lawyer with Sutter Law Group, LLC understands.
Mark Sutter and The Sutter Law Group offer free legal consultations in person or by phone to clients throughout Chicago & DuPage County. If you or someone you love has been charged with a drug crime, CONTACT US to discuss your case.
A DRUG CONVICTION CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE
The consequences for being convicted of a drug crime can be life-altering. In addition to serving time or significant fines, a blemish on your record will be viewable by prospective employers, landlords, even lenders. That means your ability to find work, rent an apartment or obtain a loan will be affected.
Our Cook & DuPage County law firm has a very experienced drug crime lawyer. Mark Sutter is a former prosecutor and routinely defends the rights, reputations and futures of clients. He has proudly represented clients from all backgrounds – students to celebrities. With his help, criminally prosecuted clients have regained their right to walk free.
Our Chicago Drug Crime Lawyer is a Former Felony Prosecutor
Hiring a drug lawyer who was a former prosecutor provides the client a decisive advantage in that lawyer understands the complexities of the state’s case. Mark Sutter knows how to challenge illegal police searches and seizures. Because he understands the prosecutions perspective he can create the appropriate defense. A positive outcome in a drug-related case often hinges on whether the drug lawyer knows how to challenge the actions of the police.
Regardless of the severeness of your case, The Sutter Law Group will fight for your rights. Our first goal is have any charges dropped or reduced. As your drug lawyer, we will propose alternative sentencing such as treatment to avoid a conviction on your record. If your case involves vehicle seizure or property forfeitures, we’ll do everything necessary to recover your property and minimize damage.
Before determining the proper drug defense we thoroughly investigate the case. Sutter Law Group requires an in-depth interview with the defendant as well as copies of police reports, accident reports, test results, etc. We consistently protect the rights of the accused and have a superb record in defending people accused of drug crimes in Cook and DuPage County.
Our Chicago & DuPage County Attorneys defend clients charged with marijuana possession, drug trafficking and manufacturing.
Sutter Law Group takes cases involving misdemeanor and felony charges relating to: drug possession, distribution, trafficking, manufacturing, grow house, drug paraphernalia and writing false prescriptions. Although controlled substances are endless in variety, these are the most common we handle:
• Methamphetamine (crystal meth)
• Prescription Drugs (OxyContin, Demerol, Ritalin, Vicodin, Valium & Xanax)