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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Tazewell County, Illinois, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Tazewell County, Illinois should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Charles Schierer

Charles Schierer
Schierer & Ritchie, LLC
1009 Illini Drive
East Peoria, IL 61611
Licensed for 22 years, Charles Schierer is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

William Carl Loeffel

William Carl Loeffel
Williams, Williams & Loeffel PC
139 E Washington
E Peoria, IL 61611
William Carl Loeffel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey Ryan Hall

Jeffrey Ryan Hall
Hall & Rustom, LLC
432 N Main St
East Peoria, IL 61611
Jeffrey Ryan Hall is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

IADCL seeks to preserve fairness in the criminal justice system and to educate the public and attorneys.


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