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Class X Felonies

Illinois Criminal Defense Lawyer

Have you been charged, wanted, or arrested for a felony? If so, you could be looking at serious penalties. Brian G. Hiatt, attorney at law, is a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney in Illinois who can help. Hiatt will work hard to ensure that your rights are upheld and that your future remains as intact as possible throughout the legal process.

Recent Defenses to Class X Felonies

In July of 2009, James C. was arrested and charged with the Class X felony of “Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin”. This charge carries with it a mandatory minimum of six years in prison. The charge was successfully overturned by filing a Motion to Suppress Evidence in order to hold a hearing for more information regarding relevant facts. During the investigation the attorney in question did before that hearing, it was discovered that the Chicago Police had illegally, unconstitutionally, and illegally stopped James C. as he was driving.

Due to this evidence being discovered, attorneys were able to argue that the stop itself was improper and the evidence collected afterwards was irrelevant. The judge in question granted the Motion to Suppress Evidence, and the case was ultimately dismissed.

Brian G. Hiatt, Criminal Defense Lawyer

As an experienced criminal defense lawyer, Brian G. Hiatt understands how to investigate your case thoroughly in order to unearth any piece of evidence that might help with your defense. Some of his specialties of criminal defense include:

  • Weapons
  • DUI
  • Murder
  • Drug Offenses
    • Trafficking
    • Possession
    • Distribution
  • Federal Charges
  • Felony Charges
  • Sex Charges
  • Battery and Assault
  • Violent Crimes
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Burglary and Theft
  • Hit and Runs
  • Probation Violation
  • Felony Traffic Offenses

When you find yourself in need of a skilled criminal defense attorney, reach out to Brian G. Hiatt, attorney at law. Contact him today at 800.680.1657 for a consultation.

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