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 tr