Property / Financial Crimes

Joliet Credit Card Theft Lawyer

Illinois Check Fraud Lawyer

Credit card theft and check fraud offenses are serious crimes that are taken very seriously by the Illinois legal system. Many of these offenses can be charged as felonies which, if you are convicted, can lead to extremely severe penalties, including substantial fines and lengthy jail sentences. If you have been charged with a credit card theft or check fraud offense, or if you are being investigated for one, speak to a reliable Illinois defense attorney immediately.

At the Law Office of Steven Haney, our Joliet credit card theft attorney handles all types of complex credit card theft and check fraud cases. Mr. Haney is a former Will County prosecutor with 25 years of litigation experience behind him. His understanding of these cases from both sides allows him to be much more proactive in building an effective defense designed to protect your interests.

Will County Credit Card Theft Defense

Credit card theft cases can be quite complex because they can cover a broad range of offenses. Illinois has an offense called Utilization of an Account Numberwhich, depending on the value of the goods, services or cash obtained, can result in a Class three or four felony charge.

Joliet Check Fraud Defense

Check fraud is a serious crime that can involve a number of different acts intended to obtain money that does not belong to you. Some examples of check fraud can include forgery, writing bad checks, check kiting and floating checks. Depending on the type and severity of the offense, felony charges are certainly possible.

No matter what type of charges you are facing or what type of crime you are accused of committing, our firm is ready to present the strongest possible defense on your behalf. We will utilize every legal resource at our disposal in an effort to reach a favorable outcome.

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Contact our office today for a free initial consultation to discuss your credit card theft or check fraud case and learn more about what we can do to help you. You can reach us by phone at 815-723-5600 or via e-mail. For your convenience, weekend appointments are available.

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Client Testimonials

  • You were a steady and calming influence when we faced some extremely unsettling circumstances with our teenager who made a stupid decision and was arrested. Your knowledge of the laws and manner in court was very professional and assertive in representing us. You were encouraging to keep our hopes alive for a future for our son who was never in serious trouble before, yet upfront about what he ...

  • I used you twice for a DUI and for a domestic violence dispute. You were simply the best. I could not ask for anything more from such a great person and attorney....

  • You were an excellent lawyer in my case. There was always good communication and what you promised, you delivered. I would recommend you to any and all of my friends. Good job, Steven, and if I ever need you again, I have your number stored in my phone....

  • I made some huge mistakes and found myself in a world of trouble with felony charges. Thankfully, you took my case and after many trips to court, you secured probation without any formal conviction being entered (“a 410 probation”). This is the absolute best outcome I could have gotten and I am forever endebted for securing it for me.. Yoiu are well known and respected in the legal community a...