For those who have never before faced criminal charges, an arrest can be a frightening experience. The stress and anxiety of an arrest may cause you, your family members or friends to overlook important factors, such as the right to remain silent and the right to consult with a lawyer. If you are arrested, you should consult David B. Franks as soon as possible in order to protect your rights and defend yourself against the charges you face. We have been helping clients accused of criminal offenses in McHenry County for several years. We can also negotiate on your behalf with the prosecutor and advise you of the advantages and risks of cooperating with the authorities.
During and after arrest, please stay calm. Not everyone who is arrested is guilty of committing a criminal offense. An arrest is not a conviction. You are innocent until proven guilty.
You, a family member or a friend may be accused of committing a crime, and arrested. David B. Franks will provide an outline of your rights when arrested and some myths about criminal offenses, and explain how he can help protect your rights.