Raymond George Wigell’s Answers

Raymond George Wigell

Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Do Federal Districts give priority to prosecuting their local criminals and criminals directly affecting their district?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Greg Thomas Hill
    2. Curtis Lamar Harrington Jr
    3. Anthony Michael Solis
    4. Raymond George Wigell
    5. Stephen F Wallace
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    Yes, but why is this question of interest?

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  2. City mayor near capital of west coast state gets two pensions from two government jobs at same time. Is this a federal crime?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Kelvin P. Green
    2. Dean George Tsourakis
    3. Raymond George Wigell
    4. Stephen F Wallace
    4 lawyer answers

    Wrong or right is moral question and is not the same as is it legal.

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  3. Is it illegal to post a pictures naked with the hard on of your ex boyfriend in a porn site

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Michael Charles Doland
    2. Cynthia Ariel Conlin
    3. Raymond George Wigell
    4. Michael Kevin Cernyar
    5. Andrew Mark Jaffe
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    If you are concerned with the person pressing charges consider ceasing all Internet communication with him/her. Please consider a few random thoughts on Internet communication. The Internet is not a private but rather is a public forum. Verification of who you are communicating with on the Internet is impossible. If a communication sounds to good to be true, it probably is. Emails, tweets, pics, etc. live potentially forever. Attempts to delete or erase or "take back" any communication is...

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  4. Charged with endangering life of child for letting them play outside. It is criminal charge.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Matthew R. Gebhardt
    2. Raymond George Wigell
    3. Brian Thomas Dailey
    4. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    5. Daniel G. Galivan
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    Asking, "Is the charge valid?", is not an easy question. I suggest that a better question is, "What can be done to protect your rights as charged?" This is yet another example that what appears to be a relatively simple question is not simple to answer unless ALL the facts and an actual (not a paraphrasing) review of the court record is conducted by an experienced federal criminal defense attorney. The first part of a complete analysts is reviewing the government's investigation....

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  5. My husband was stopped and handcuffed for a theft he had committed a week ago. while handcuffed he flexed and eluded the police

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Raymond George Wigell
    2. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    3. Melissa I. Smejkal
    4. Anthony Michael Solis
    4 lawyer answers

    Whether he was charged with felonies or misdemeanors will determine the sentencing range available to the judge. Misdemeanors are punishable up to one year, 364 days in county jail. Felonies are punishable to one year or more in the Illinois Department of Corrections, IDOC. The charges may also be probationable. Many other factors must be considered to answer your question with an answer it deserves. Consult and retain an experienced criminal defense attorney ASAP.

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  6. Is a discovery a pretty important thing for you to have before you go to court?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    2. Raymond George Wigell
    3. Joshua Sachs
    4. Anthony Michael Solis
    4 lawyer answers

    Discovery is an essential part of case analysis. Without an understanding of all the nuances of discovery and application to your specific case your attorney can not advise you of your options and strategies. I suggest you seek a second opinion ASAP.

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  7. My husband is a registered sex offender. I was his victim. We are married now. Can he petition to be removed from registry?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Raymond George Wigell
    2. David Scott Olshansky
    3. Melissa I. Smejkal
    3 lawyer answers

    Your situation is quite unusual. A creative and experienced attorney after a review of all the transcripts and the law may have a unique approach. However, I do not want to give you false hope. The direct answer is nothing can be done. Sorry.

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  8. Once a motion of No Probible Cause is entered how long does The STATE have to seek a Grand Jury indictment 30-60-90 forever when

    Answered 3 months ago.

    1. Raymond George Wigell
    2. Joshua Sachs
    3. Louis Joseph Meyer
    4. Judy A. Goldstein
    5. Stephen Kenji Le Brocq
    5 lawyer answers

    A finding of probable cause by a Grand Jury is available as a charging method within the applicable statute of limitations. It is not as you suggest a "guilty" finding but rather a method of formalizing the criminal complaint. If this is a rhetorical question keep researching and studying. If this is a real life concern Consult and retain an experienced criminal defense attorney ASAP.

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  9. Class X felony delivery and manufacture of cocaine.....Violent or Non-Violent crime?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Elizabeth Marie Vonau
    2. Judy A. Goldstein
    3. Raymond George Wigell
    4. Melissa I. Smejkal
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    The context and application of your question will govern the answer. Many other factors must be considered to answer your question with an answer it deserves. The definition of "violent" is set by a statute as interpreted by the judge and as refined by case Laws.

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  10. The DA told me to take a plea bargain b/c if we risked trial the case may be dismissed, is this true?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Gerald William Napleton
    2. Raymond George Wigell
    3. Melissa I. Smejkal
    4. Judy A. Goldstein
    5. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    5 lawyer answers

    The question is a good one. The answer is not simple. Criminsl Trials are a complicated endeavor based on layers of complex rules and procedures. Add to this the vagaries of what a witness testifies to as compared to what is suggested in police reports. It should come as no surprise that Police reports are sometimes based more in what the reporter wants to be reported than in the reality of the situation. Factor in the skill of the defense lawyer, the social and political environment the...

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