Central Illinois Criminal Defense
Welcome to the Law Offices of Maureen Williams, a law firm that helps the accused by listening, preparing, protecting, and caring.
Introducing Attorney Maureen Williams: steel fist hidden in a velvet glove.
Homicide Murder Violent Crimes Serious Felonies – If you are charged with homicide, assault, aggravated battery, drug crimes, weapons charges, or other serious felonies, the Law Offices of Maureen Williams can help. The procedure we follow is the same– prepare, prepare, prepare. From her first trial in 1994, a murder trial, that resulted in a hung jury… [Read More]
For over 25 years, The Law Offices of Maureen Williams has been vigorously representing those charged with serious offenses, such as homicide, assault, kidnapping, aggravated battery, and other felonies. We listen, gather the facts from the government and from you, review it together and come up with a strategy for success. 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.charge. [Read More] [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. She will gather the evidence against you, get the facts from you, put together our evidence, and go over the evidence with you as well as review with you the law and charges you are facing. [Read More]
DUIs When many persons want to give up before the fight begins, 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 retain her unless you want to fight the charge. [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]