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Home Invasion Defense Attorneys in Chicago

Chicago Home Invasion Attorneys

Criminal Defense Lawyers Serving Clients in Bucktown, Wicker Park, and Throughout the Chicago Area

Every person has the right to feel safe and secure in their house. The crime of home invasion violates this right at its most basic level, and, as such, is the most serious property crime of which an individual can be accused. If you are facing charges related to a home invasion, the team at Luisi Legal Group is ready to assist you in protecting your rights and your future.

Residential Burglary and Home Invasion Defense

The State of Illinois is one of just a few jurisdictions that separates the offense of home invasion from that of residential burglary. Residential burglary refers to the unlawful entering or remaining in the home of another person with intent to commit a theft or other felony. By contrast, home invasion is similar, but involves entry into a home that the perpetrator knows or believes to be currently occupied and does the following:

Home invasion is a Class X felony, and a conviction carries a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 6 to 30 years. Probation is not an option following a home invasion conviction.

In certain situations, you can be charged with home invasion for unlawfully entering your own home. For example, if you and your former spouse own a home together, but you have been ordered to stay away from the home in a divorce decree, order of protection, or other court directive, violation of the court's instructions could result in home invasion charges depending on the nature of the offense.

Experienced Property Crime Lawyers

Attorney Vincent A. Luisi, Jr., founded his law firm in 2000 with the goal of providing responsible, affordable representation to clients facing a wide range of criminal charges. Our experienced team believes that every criminal defendant deserves a quality defense, especially when charged with serious crimes like home invasion. At Luisi Legal Group, we work hard to help you avoid conviction whenever possible, and will always fight to ensure that your rights are fully protected.

Our lawyers realize that a solid defense begins with a full understanding of the situation and the charges against you. We begin by listening carefully to your side of the story, and then conduct a comprehensive investigation of the case and the circumstances of your arrest. With our knowledge of the law and skills as aggressive client advocates, we have earned a well-deserved reputation as a law firm that knows how to get results. For more than 15 years, we have handled cases like yours, and we have won cases like yours.

Appointments Are Available

If you are facing charges of home invasion, residential burglary, or another property crime, contact our office. One of our experienced attorneys will meet with you to discuss your options and answer whatever questions you may have. Call 773-276-5541 to schedule your free initial consultation at Luisi Legal Group today. From offices in downtown Chicago, we are proud to serve clients facing charges in courthouses in Cook County, including the 26th and California Courthouse, Skokie Court, Richard J. Daley Center, Maywood Courthouse, Markham Court, and Bridgeview Courthouse.

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