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N.P. Wyosnick Legal, LLC

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Loves Park, IL

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Nils Wyosnick is an attorney at N.P. Wyosnick Legal, L.L.C., where he focuses on criminal, DUI/OWI, traffic defense, CDL defense and expungements in Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Contact N.P. Wyosnick Legal, LLC today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: Criminal Defense DUI / OWI Defense Traffic Ticket Defense Expungement and Sealing Call Attorney …

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Law Office of Robert J. Carter

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Loves Park, IL

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Serving Central Illinois for all Criminal Law Matters

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The Law Office of Attorney Anthony Tomkiewicz, P.C.

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving Loves Park, IL

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You should have an attorney as soon as possible for your legal matter or upcoming court case and date. Do not delay! You risk missing out on important deadlines and could lose your rights! Call me immediately for a free phone or office consultation. You can contact me on evenings and weekends, 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. I make every effort to return messages within …

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Have You Been Charged With a Hate Crime?

If you are convicted of a hate crime, your punishment can be increased and you could face serious time in prison. Call a Loves Park attorney skilled in the defense of hate crimes to ensure you receive the best representation and avoid being sentenced to an enhanced penalty.

Types of Hate Crimes

A hate crime is an unlawful act motivated by bias based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability. A "hate" offense is not in and of itself a crime, but the charge enhances the possible penalties. Once the prosecutor has proved that a defendant committed a crime and the offense was motivated by hate toward a specific group or characteristic, the severity of the punishment increases.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney's expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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