Villa Park Criminal Defense Lawyer

Naperville, Illinois Property Crime Attorney

Shoplifting • Auto Theft • Theft from Employer

Have you been charged with theft or burglary? Family member arrested for stealing a car? Caught taking money or property from an employer? You do have rights, and the Law Office of Philip R. Nathe stands ready to protect them. We represent clients throughout DuPage, Cook, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties who are charged with any type of property crime.

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Philip Nathe is an experienced criminal defense lawyer with a reputation for effective representation. Our firm is based in Naperville, Illinois and has defended thousands of clients in a wide variety of property crimes, from misdemeanor theft to felony burglary:

  • Retail theft (shoplifting)
  • Theft from employer
  • Petty theft and felony theft
  • Car theft
  • Bad checks / check fraud
  • Commercial or residential burglary
  • Vandalism and property damage
  • Identity theft / credit card fraud
  • Bank robbery
  • Trespassing

Protecting Your Rights
Mr. Nathe has practiced as a criminal defense attorney in Illinois for 16 years. His 28 years of experience in the DuPage County criminal justice system includes prior experience as a courtroom clerk, probation officer, and assistant state's attorney. He enjoys a solid reputation with area judges and prosecutors, and is known for vigorously defending the constitutional rights of every client.

If you are charged with a property crime, it is essential to contact an experienced lawyer as soon as possible to preserve your rights. Philip Nathe will thoroughly examine the evidence against you, and investigate whether police and prosecutors operated within the law in regard to search, seizure, and honoring your request for legal counsel.

The Law Office of Philip R. Nathe will make every attempt to have the charges dismissed or reduced. For instance, residential burglary is a Class 1 felony in Illinois. A conviction carries a minimum of 4 years in prison, and up to 15 years. Mr. Nathe will try to have the charges reduced, which could result in a shorter period of incarceration or possibly probation.

Veteran Trial Lawyer Dedicated to the Best Results
Unlike many criminal defense attorneys, Philip Nathe is prepared to take your case to trial if the facts of your case merit fighting the charges in court. In your free initial consultation, he will give you an honest evaluation of your case, review the law, explain what he can do on your behalf, and at what cost.

Contact Naperville criminal defense attorney Philip R. Nathe for effective defense against charges of theft or property crimes. He offers a free consultation, and will personally handle every aspect of your case. We accept Visa and MasterCard, and payment plans can be arranged.