Peoria Illinois Criminal Defense

Legal Services

DUI – Since 1993, The Law Offices of Maureen Williams has been vigorously representing those charged with a DUI, misdemeanor or felony. When many persons want to give in and accept that they will receive a DUI on their record just because arrested, The Law Offices of Maureen Williams shows how many different ways there are to fight a DUI. Ms. Williams will candidly tell you not to even hire her unless you want to fight the charge. [Read More]

Misdemeanors – If you are charged with a misdemeanor, the Law Offices of Maureen Williams can help. Ms. Williams understands the stress that a criminal charge brings, even a misdemeanor. She will gather the evidence against you, get the facts from you, go over the evidence with you as well as review the statute with you… [Read More]

Felonies – If you are charged with a felony, the Law Offices of Maureen Williams can help. Whether you are facing a murder charge or a retail theft charge, the procedure we follow is the same– prepare, prepare, prepare. From her first murder trial in 1994 that resulted in a hung jury… [Read More]

Appeals – In Illinois, a defendant has thirty days to appeal a conviction. The thirty day period begins after day of sentencing. A direct appeal is another way to say it. Usually, after a guilty plea, bench finding of guilt, or guilty verdict by jury, your lawyer will file motions to withdraw the plea if requested, or motion for a new trial. [Read More]

Law Offices of Maureen Williams

A law firm established in 1993, devoted exclusively to the practice of criminal defense at all stages – from investigation to trial to appeal. An advocate who wants you to feel you are her only client.

Outstanding attorney!

I consider myself extremely lucky to have found Maureen Williams to have handled my case. She was extremely professional and was great at keeping me informed from beginning to end. I can't thank you enough Ms. Williams for the outcome!! She will fight…

A trustworthy lawyer and a good human being!

I approached Maureen with no knowledge of the workings of the judicial system with regards to my case. After extending a warm welcome, she heard me out, helped procure documents related to the hearing and reassured me that my case was well within her…

Criminal defense: false rape allegations

2 years ago on April of 2012 I hired Maureen on a case of false rape allegation. My ex girlfriend claimed rape, battery, and holding her hostage against me so the state was looking to throw me in jail for 8 years with fines of 50000 dollars. Before…

Experienced Handling of and Dedicated Defense Against All Criminal Charges

The many ways that the Law Office of Maureen Williams can help you:

  • Cocaine Possession

  • Possession of Sativa Plants

  • Meth Crimes

  • The DUI Process

  • DUI Two-Part Process

  • Challenging a DUI Arrest

  • Aggravated DUI

  • DUI Appeals

  • Driver’s License Suspension Appeals

  • Driver’s License Reinstatement

  • Assult

  • Battery

  • Arson

  • Damage and Trespass to Property

  • Retail Theft

  • Theft

  • Burglary

  • Juvenile Law

  • Probation Violations

  • Three Sisters Park/Summer Camp Crimes

  • Underage Drinking

  • Armed Violence

  • Unlawful Possession of Firearms & Firearm Ammunition

  • Unlawful Use of a Weapon

  • Bodily Harm and Threats

  • Criminal Sexual Assult

  • Cyberstalking

  • Disorderly Conduct

  • Kidnapping

  • Obstruction of Justice

  • Prostitution

  • Rape & Sex Crimes

  • Resisting Arrest

  • Robbery

  • Vehicular Homicide

  • Homicide & Violent Crimes

  • Sex Crimes & Abuse Allegations


A Criminal Lawyer Dedicated to Providing Excellent Service

If you have been charged with a DUI, a drug crime, a sex crime or any other type of crime, it is important to get legal help as soon as possible.