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John P. Yetter

John Yetter’s Legal Cases

17 total


  • People v. M.T.

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Mar 31, 2010
    Outcome:
    Appeal in the Second District, reversed
    Description:
    Client was convicted of two sex offenses after a jury trial in DeKalb County in which he was represented by another lawyer. We got his convictions overturned and got him released from prison.
  • People v. J.G.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 16, 2010
    Outcome:
    Murder trial
    Description:
    Defendant was originally charged with 6 counts of first degree murder. After pretrial motions suppressed his statement and limited the evidence the State wished to use for motive, four counts were dropped. We proceeded to trial and after the State's case, defendant was offered and accepted 15 years on discharge of a firearm and conspiracy. His minimum had been 45 years, with no good time to apply to that number.
  • In Re C.J.

    Practice Area:
    Juvenile
    Date:
    Nov 21, 2005
    Outcome:
    Reduction of charge and probation
    Description:
    Client charged with non-probationable arson offense in juvenile court. Through the use of expert opinions we developed for our client, as well as our investigation, client received probation on a lesser offense.
  • People v. C.A.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 01, 2003
    Outcome:
    Plea bargain
    Description:
    Client charge with attempt murder of a child. After three years of litigation, including two motions to dismiss and two motions to suppress, client received 8 years where original offer was 25
  • People v. T.M.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Nov 01, 2003
    Outcome:
    Found not guilty
    Description:
    Client charged within weeks of two separate DUI's. We did both trials, winning both, and got his suspended license ticket dismissed.
  • People v. D.M.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2006
    Outcome:
    Found Not Guilty
    Description:
    Charged with soliciting a prostitute in DuPage
  • People v. H.M.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Oct 13, 2003
    Outcome:
    Found not guilty
    Description:
    Client's third DUI, charged as a felony. Went to jury trial, where we won.
  • People v. S.C.

    Practice Area:
    White Collar Crime
    Date:
    Jan 18, 2007
    Outcome:
    Found not guilty
    Description:
    Client charged with continuing course of conduct, white collar theft from employer. After investigation by our staff we located a former employee of the company with new arrests for stealing from his employer and an alibi witness for our client who worked for the company.
  • People v. S.M.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Outcome:
    Reduced charge.
    Description:
    Second DUI, with a breathalyzer over .20. Convinced State to reduce to a traffic ticket, and client kept license.
  • People v. M.L.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 07, 2010
    Outcome:
    No sex offender registration
    Description:
    Defendant was charged with Aggrivated Criminal Sexual Abuse, a crime which requires registration as a sex offender. After relentless pretrial litigation and negotiation, the matter was reduced to a simple battery for probation.