There’s no doubt that if you’ve been charged with homicide in DuPage County, you will be facing the most severe penalties within the Illinois court system. The penalty for First Degree Murder and Drug Induced Homicides are a minimum of 20 years prison time. To make the situation more dire, someone convicted of First Degree Murder must serve 100% of the sentence imposed with the maximum sentence being life in prison. If there has ever been a time to hire an experienced drug-crime lawyer, IT’S NOW!
If you’ve been arrested for a drug-related offense and are being charged for Drug Induced Homicide in DuPage or Cook County, the decisions you make in the next 24 hours may determine how your case is resolved. Although Illinois no longer has a death penalty, at Sutter Law Group, our experienced criminal defense lawyers understand that your life hangs in the balance.
Before determining the proper drug induced homicide 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.
Our lead Criminal Defense Lawyer, Mark Sutter, has tried numerous homicide cases in front of a judge and jury. Furthermore, because he’s a former felony prosecutor, his clients have a decisive advantage in that he understands the complexities of a state’s case and how to challenge illegal police searches and seizures.
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. 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.
Contact us at 630.519.6900 or fill out the contact form for a complimentary case evaluation.