Being accused of a crime can be a confusing and frightening experience. The potential consequences of a criminal case could include probation, fines, community service, or even incarceration. In addition to these legal consequences, there may be collateral consequences to a criminal case, such as damage to your reputation or the loss of a job. As a result, it is extremely important for anyone facing allegations of criminal behavior to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. An experienced criminal defense lawyer can help mitigate the legal consequences you are facing, and may even be able to have the allegations against you reduced or even dropped.
As a former Lee County State’s Attorney, Paul Whitcombe has the legal skill and experience necessary to effectively represent people accused of crimes in the Illinois counties of Lee, Ogle and Whiteside.
Because of his previous work experience as a prosecutor, Paul Whitcombe has unique insight into the mindset of prosecutors and knows how to defend against their case. By retaining Paul Whitcombe as your criminal defense lawyer, you can be sure that you are receiving honed and regionally rare representation skills. Additionally, the criminal legal process can be confusing, daunting and intimidating. Paul will guide and support you throughout your hearings and trial and work diligently to bring a positive outcome in your case.
Criminal Defense Case Experiences
• aggravated assault
• aggravated battery
• domestic battery
• disorderly conduct
• possession of marijuana
• possession of controlled substance
• possession of controlled substance with intent to deliver
• manufacture of marijuana or a controlled substance
• possession of meth precursors
• possession of drug paraphernalia
• violation of order of protection
• retail theft
• felony theft
• unlawful use of weapons
• no valid FOID card
• FOID appeals
• concealed carry violations
• obstructing justice
• reckless homicide
• drug induced homicide
• attempted murder
• child abuse
• sexual abuse
• sexual assault
• failure to register
• juvenile charges
• residential burglary
• criminal damage to property
• criminal trespass to residence
• criminal trespass to real property
• criminal trespass to vehicle
"If I were indicted for some heinous offense, I would retain Paul Whitcombe to defend me."
Attorney Paul Whitcombe | In The News
SaukValley.com – January 29, 2016
Attorney Paul Whitcombe of Dixon presents his case to Circuit Judge Ronald M. Jacobson on behalf of his first-degree murder client during a bond reduction hearing in Lee County court.
(Photo courtesy of Alex Pascal / Sauk Valley Media)