Felony offenses are the most serious criminal offenses. The penalty range for felony offense range from incarceration in the Illinois Department of Corrections for a period of one year to natural like depending upon the type and class of the offense. Lesser forms of penalties are also available. The sentence upon conviction will be dependent upon a person’s past criminal record and the nature of the offense.
In addition, felony convictions, with very few exceptions, cannot be sealed or expunged. Therefore a felony conviction can stay on your record for the rest of your life. A mistake made when you were 17 can affect your life when you are 40. The only way to effectively remove a felony conviction is through executive clemency.
Prorok Law Office, P.C. understands the ramifications of a felony conviction and will explain all of the options available to defend the case and will seek the best disposition.
Prorok Law Office. P.C. also can assist you in any post-conviction matters including appeals and executive clemency.