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Criminal Law in Illinois & Iowa

The area of Criminal Law is very complex. Don't navigate it alone! Choose C. Stephen Marsh at Marsh Law, Ltd. to represent you in the State or Illinois or Iowa. Regardless if your charge is a misdemeanor or felony, it will be on your record forever. Not sure if you really need an attorney or not? It never hurts to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case with a licensed attorney who specializes in Criminal Law.


The Illinois Code of Corrections defines a misdemeanor as “... any offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in other than a penitentiary for less than one year may be imposed". While it is said that a misdemeanor remains on your record forever, the State of Illinois has expungement laws that only a licensed professional attorney may be able to leverage to your advantage. In the State of Iowa, misdemeanors fall into 3 classes, you'll want to meet with an attorney to discuss if your case falls in any of these categories.


Felonies fall into 5 categories, so you'll want to meet with an attorney to discuss the specifics of your case. We are here to advise and represent you through the maze of the Illinois and Iowa Court System. We know what to expect, and work with you to determine the best options to settle your case. We explain everything in detail so you can make an informed decision that will affect the rest of your life.

If you've been charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime, call Marsh Law, Ltd. now to meet with attorney C. Stephen March 309-786-2000.