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What penalties can I expect? I was arrested in Illinois and am facing 2 felony charges of stalking.

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I don't think I intentionally went out of my way to stalk anyone and was just misinterpreted and misperceived by them.

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Oh please! How can you "accidentally" stalk someone? Go see a lawyer in person. Tell your story to your lawyer. You are facing serious charges. This is not the forum to discuss alleged criminal acts.


Hire a criminal defense attorney in the Chicago area for assistance. You are facing felony charges that have serious implications not only criminally, but also to your voting rights, future jobs, and future housing.

The information provided in this answer does not create an attorney-client relationship. If you are interested in his legal services, feel free to call Chris at (303) 409-7635 at his law office in the Denver Tech Center. All initial consultations are free of charge.


Where is your case pending?


If it is charged as a class 4 felony, you could be looking at as much as three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. There may be some valid defenses for your case, so you should consut with an experienced criminal defense attorney in the Chicago area. Feel free to cointact me through the site.


You should hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to defend the case. The state must prove at least two acts of following or surveilance in furtherance of a threat, beyond a reasonable doubt. Consult an attorney to discuss the facts and fee arrangemnets. The consultation is free.


I have never seen a charge stalking by accident ever in my entire life.
You need a fine criminal attorney to handle your present criminal charges.

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