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DEKALB COUNTY CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER

A criminal conviction can have devastating effects; your liberty, finances and reputation are all at stake. It is essential that you retain an attorney whom you can trust to ensure that your rights are protected. My name is Mary Petruchius, and I have been practicing law since 1991. I work with a variety of individuals throughout DeKalb County and in the surrounding community. At my firm, The Law Office of Mary F. Petruchius, I am committed to providing clients with efficient, effective representation. Criminal law is complex, so I carefully explain the legal system to my clients in clear, easy to understand language. I firmly believe that a strong, trusting relationship is a precursor to the best outcome possible.

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Adoptions

Adoption in Illinois is a legal transaction governed by the Illinois Adoption Act under which parental rights are legally transferred from the birth parent(s) to the adopting parent(s).

DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

A drug paraphernalia possession charge can often have consequences that are worse than charges involving drug possession.

JUVENILE CRIMES

A juvenile can be arrested for any type of criminal offense for which an adult can be arrested.

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS POSSESSION

The use of prescription drugs has been on the rise in the past three decades. Pharmaceutical companies regularly come out with new drugs.

VIOLENT CRIMES

If you have been charged with a violent crime, you are likely feeling anxiety and fear concerning your future. You could be facing extensive jail time and fines.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A domestic violence conviction will often be accompanied by hefty consequences. If you have been charged, your liberty, reputation and close relationships are at risk.

DUI

Truthfully, anyone can be pulled over and charged with a DUI. You need not be considered a criminal before or after a DUI charge.

MARIJUANA POSSESSION

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REAL ESTATE CLOSING

Buying or selling residential or commercial property is both a complex and exciting area of law.

WILLS

Having a valid will can mean the difference between your property being distributed according to your wishes, or according to a pre-set arrangement provided by the state.

DRUG OFFENSES

The penalties associated with a drug crime conviction vary depending on the amount and type of substance involved.

GUARDIANSHIPS

A guardianship attorney advises you about the type of legal and welfare decisions you can make as a legal guardian.

MENTAL HEALTH LAW

Mental Health Law includes a wide variety of legal topics and pertains to people with a diagnosis or possible diagnosis of a mental health condition, and to those involved in managing their care.

TRAFFIC OFFENSES

Traffic offenses carry a variety of consequences, from fines to jail time to increased insurance premiums.

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CONTACT US

The Law Office Of Mary F. Petruchius office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. To schedule an initial consultation with a DeKalb County criminal defense attorney, email me or call 815.991.2095.

Office Location

The Law Office of Mary F. Petruchius
313 E. State Street Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone: 815.991.2095
Fax: 815.991.2097
Hours: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m-5 p. m.
Evening, weekend and off-site appointments as needed.

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The Law Office of Mary F. Petruchius