PAST RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE SUCCESS OF CASES. EACH CASE IS DIFFERENT.  OUTCOMES OF CASES WILL VARY DEPENDING ON THE FACTS AND THE LAW AND OTHER FACTORS. CALL ATTORNEY JESUS PEREZ TO DISCUSS YOUR CASE.

RECENT CRIMINAL CASE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Possession of Cannabis Class IV Felony; Charges dismissed at the preliminary hearing after Defendant completed a Deferred Prosecution program.

  • Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident Class A Misdemeanor; Case dismissed after extensive research and discovery showing that the Defendant did not drive the vehicle involved in the accident.

  • Improper Application for Title of Motor Vehicle Class A Misdemeanor; Finding of Not Guilty after a bench trial despite the complaining witness testifying that the Defendant sold him a vehicle and he was unable to transfer title.

  • Felony Arson of Motor Vehicle Class 2 Felony; Charges amended to Misdemeanor Criminal Damage to Property on the date of trial in exchange for a Plea of Guilty and a sentence of Supervision and $200 of restitution.

  • Felony Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, Class X Felony, Non Probational; Charges amended to Possession of a Controlled Substance on the date of trial in exchange for a Plea of Guilty and a Sentence of Probation after extensive motions and Mitigation.

  • Felony Burglary, Class II Felony; Charges amended to Misdemeanor Theft after extensive negotiations and a mitigation packet was submitted to the State; the Defendant pled guilty and was sentenced to misdemeanor probation.

  • Felony Predatory Criminal Sexual Abuse; Class X Felony; Finding of Not Guilty after a jury trial.

  • Misdemeanor Aggravated Assault; Finding of Not Guilty after a bench trial despite testimony from the complaining witness that the Defendant went to her home and pointed a gun at her.

  • Misdemeanor Domestic Battery; Case dismissed on date of trial in exchange for a one year Order of Protection; dismissal due in part to detailed trial preparation including text messages and phone records from the complaining witness to the Defendant on the date of the alleged incident.

  • Class 3 Felony Theft; State’s Attorney reduced charges to Misdemeanor theft; Defendant plead guilty to misdemeanor theft and received a sentence of Supervision on day case was set for hearing on Motion to Quash Arrest and Suppress Evidence.

  • Simple Battery; Finding of not guilty after a bench trial where the Judge found that the Defendant acted in self-defense where the Defendant was working as a bartender and she struck the complaining witness in the head with a glass after the complaining witness jumped behind the bar and started pushing her and pulling her hair.

  • Aggravated Driving with a Revoked Driver’s License; Class 4 Felony; Charges dismissed after a successful Motion to Quash Arrest and Suppress Evidence where it was shown through cell phone records and a witness who was a passenger that the Defendant was not speaking on his cell phone when the police officer pulled him over despite the police officer’s testimony that he pulled the Defendant over because he believed that the Defendant was speaking on his cell phone.

RECENT DUI and TRAFFIC CASE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Misdemeanor DUI; Charges amended to Negligent Driving, a petty offense, and prior Bond Forfeiture and Judgment Vacated in exchange for a plea of guilty to the Negligent Driving and a sentence of Supervision.

  • Misdemeanor Driving on a Revoked DL 4th offense after DUI conviction; Minimum sentence 180 days in jail; Case dismissed after attorney Perez filed a motion for sanctions due to the Chicago Police having purged the video of the traffic stop.

  • Misdemeanor DUI; Finding of Not Guilty after a bench trial.

  • Misdemeanor DUI; Charges amended to Negligent Driving, a petty offense, and prior Bond Forfeiture and Judgment Vacated in exchange for a plea of guilty to the Negligent Driving and a sentence of Supervision.

  • Misdemeanor Driving on a Revoked DL 4th offense after DUI conviction; Minimum sentence 180 days in jail; Case dismissed after attorney Perez filed a motion for sanctions due to the Chicago Police having purged the video of the traffic stop.

  • Misdemeanor DUI; Finding of Not Guilty after a bench trial.

 

  • Misdemeanor DUI; Charges amended to Reckless driving and agreement to rescind the Statutory Summary Suspension after submission of a mitigation packet; Defendant pled guilty and received Supervision.

 

  • Misdemeanor DUI 2nd offense; Finding of Not Guilty after a bench trial despite testimony from a private citizen and a police officer that the Defendant turned left causing an accident; had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath; had bloodshot eyes; slurred speech; admitted to drinking four beers and failed standardized field sobriety tests.​

  • Misdemeanor DUI; Charges amended to Reckless driving after submission of a mitigation packet; Defendant pled guilty and received Supervision.

  • Misdemeanor DUI; Finding of Not Guilty after a bench trial despite testimony from the arresting officer that he went to investigate a single car accident and discovered the Defendant in the driver’s seat of a vehicle that crashed to a pole and a fence, was revving the engine, held onto the door as he exited the vehicle, swaggered as he walked, had a strong odor of alcoholic beverage on his body and breath, had glassy, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, soiled pants, and refused to perform the field sobriety tests, and refused the breathalyzer test.

  • Misdemeanor DUI 2nd Offense and Leaving the Scene of an Accident; Finding of Not Guilty on both charges after a bench trial despite the testimony of a civilian and two police officers that the Defendant was involved in a fender bender, did not stop immediately, stumbled out of the car, admitted to drinking three beers, admitted to being under the influence of alcohol; leaned on his vehicle, had an strong odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath, and refused Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and the Breathalyzer Test.

  • Misdemeanor DUI  2nd offense; Charges amended to Reckless driving after submission of mitigation packet; Defendant plead guilty and received conditional discharge thereby saving his driver’s license from being revoked.

This is just a small sample of the successful cases handled by Attorney Jesus Perez within the recent past.  Attorney Perez has been fighting hard for his clients since 1994.  His hard work, trial skills, experience and aggressiveness have led to acquittals in cases that may have otherwise had dire consequences for his clients.  Attorney Perez believes in protecting our individual rights as provided for by the Illinois and United States Constitutions and the Bill of Rights.