Illinois Has Stiff Penalties For Students Facing Crimes

Our Assertive Legal Defense Can Help You Avoid Long-Term Consequences

Many youthful mistakes can be overcome, whether it is correcting poor personal finance decisions or repairing important relationships that may have been damaged. When it comes to criminal matters, however, correcting even a single poor decision can be complex. There are some criminal convictions that cannot be expunged or concealed by sealing a court record.

At Clark, Glasgow and McClintock, LLC, our experienced legal team works with students and other young adults to help them address criminal charges and protect their future. We work with clients regarding a wide range of charges, including:

Awareness Of Illinois Statutes Is Key

Many students and their parents are surprised to discover the severity of the penalties for crimes such as underage drinking and drug possession. For example, a person under 21 who is convicted of consuming alcohol may be subject to driver's license suspension, even if the subject was nowhere near a car at the time of the consumption or arrest.

Our lawyers have more than 46 years of cumulative experience. We understand how prosecutors build their. Sometimes it makes sense to agree to alternative/creative programs in exchange for keeping a young adult's future intact.

We Mitigate The Impact Of Youthful Indiscretion

We help students and their parents navigate the criminal justice system in order to preserve a young person's future and record. Call 309-760-4602 or use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation. We will review the facts, provide a candid assessment of what you can expect, and recommend an effective course of action. We represent clients throughout West-Central Illinois from our office in Monmouth.