720 ILCS 5/19-6 [995100] [995200] [12356] – Home Invasion


  • Class X Felony
  • 6-30 years in prison
  • Fine up to $25,000
  • Much larger sentences if a handgun used
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A person is guilty of home invasion (also known as Home Invasion/Armed/Force or Home Invasion/Cause Injury or Home Invasion/Armed W/Firearm) when they enter the dwelling place of another person, without consent, and cause bodily injury to the homeowner in the process.  Most cases involving home invasion begin as residential burglary cases but get escalated when the suspect is confronted by the victim homeowner.  In these cases, the suspect often fights the homeowner, causes injury, and is then charged with home invasion under 720 ILCS 5/19-6 [995100] [995200] [12356].  A person convicted of a home invasion can be sentenced to up to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.


Needless to say, anyone charged with such a serious crime needs the defense of an experienced and talented criminal defense lawyer like Andrew M. Weisberg.  Mr. Weisberg began his successful career as a prosecutor before leaving the State’s Attorney’s Office so that he could defend people.  As a felony prosecutor in both Cook County and Will County, Mr. Weisberg gained tremendous experience in all types of criminal cases, including home invasion cases.  Contact Mr. Weisberg today and he will put his skill and experience to work for you or a loved one.  When you hire Andrew M. Weisberg in a home invasion or other criminal case, you have employed the experience and skill of a former felony prosecutor. Mr. Weisberg will dedicate himself to fighting for you and protecting your future.  Call Mr. Weisberg at the office or any time on his cell at 773-985-4519.


Andrew M. Weisberg – Chicago Home Invasion Lawyer – Defending charges under 720 ILCS 5/19-6- Aggressive Defense When You Need it Most


If you have been arrested and charged with home invasion under 720 ILCS 5/19-6 in Chicago or the suburbs, it is very important that you seek the help of a top-level criminal defense lawyer in the Chicago area. A charge of home invasion under 720 ILCS 5/19-6 usually will accompany a vast array of separate and distinct charges. Very often, a person arrested for home invasion faces a long list of additional charges, including, residential burglary, aggravated battery, sex-related offenses, or other related charges. Chicago criminal defense attorney Andrew Weisberg will aggressively defend you against charges of home invasion along with all other criminal offenses you may encounter.


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If you or a loved one has been arrested and charged with home invasion under 720 ILCS 5/19-6 in the Chicago area, Andrew M. Weisberg is a defense lawyer who has worked hard to earn a reputation as an aggressive, smart, and tough criminal defense attorney. He is a former prosecutor in both Cook County and Will County and has gained vast amounts of experience defending all areas of criminal law, from sex crimes and violent offenses to domestic violence and theft offenses. To speak with Mr. Weisberg, call his office or his cell phone 24/7 at 773-985-4519. The consultation is immediate, free, and confidential.