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Criminal Defense

Full-Service Criminal Defense Attorney

Have you been charged with a crime? It is important that you act quickly to retain the legal counsel of a trusted Cook County criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Attorney Fred Mark Dry stands ready to provide you with outstanding representation for your case. Attorney Dry prides himself on providing meticulous defense that is detail oriented and thorough. With more than 40 years of experience in providing swift and favorable resolutions to his clients, Mr. Dry is capable of helping you to also receive the case result that you are hoping for when you retain his legal counsel. Mr. Dry proudly serves Chicago-area residents by defending their rights and freedoms.

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Attorney Dry’s firm strives to achieve the best possible outcome for every client’s cases. He can fully investigate all of the facts and evidence that led to your arrest as well as interview witnesses prior to engaging in a legal strategy. By doing so, Fred Mark Dry will develop a strong defense for your criminal case. When you work with his firm, you will be working with a trusted and experienced Cook County criminal defense lawyer who will always have your best interests in mind.

Our Practice Areas

If you have been arrested for any of the following crimes, then do not hesitate to contact Attorney Dry and schedule a case evaluation as soon as possible.

Our practice areas include:

Domestic Violence

Abuse and domestic violence are considered violent crimes in Illinois. You may lose custody of your children and be subject to restraining orders if you are even charged.

Drug Crimes

Were you arrested for a drug offense? No matter how small the amount in your possession, you can still face serious penalties, including prison time and mandatory drug awareness courses.

Types of drugs:

  • Cocaine
  • Club Drugs
  • Designer Drugs
  • Heroin
  • Marijuana
  • Methamphetamine
  • Opium

Driving under the influence of more than the legal limit of alcohol is a serious offense in Illinois. If you have been arrested, then you risk losing your license, being incarcerated, and having to pay fines. You need an aggressive attorney on your side!

  • DMV hearings after a Chicago DUI
  • Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID)
  • Breath & Blood Tests
  • DUI Sentencing Alternatives
  • Underage DUI
  • License Suspension
  • Field Sobriety Tests
  • Felony DUI
  • DUI Dos and Dont’s
  • 4 Considerations a prosecutor makes
Gun Offenses

Unlawful possession of a firearm or assault with a deadly weapon result in harsh penalties upon conviction. Gun offenses require the representation of an aggressive attorney such as Mr. Dry.

  • Criminal possession of a firearm
  • Criminal use of a firearm
  • Criminal sale of a firearm

Manslaughter is a violent crime. If convicted, you could face time in prison. You need to work with an aggressive attorney to defend your rights.

Moving Violations

Moving traffic violations can still leave you facing criminal charges. If you were arrested for a moving violation you need to retain trusted legal counsel of a dedicated attorney.

  • Red light violations
  • Hit and run accidents
  • Vehicular manslaughter
  • Drag racing accusations
  • Failure to stop for a bus or railroad crossing
  • Lane violations
  • Reckless driving
  • Speeding and aggravated speeding
  • Stop sign violations
  • Traffic accidents
  • Unlawful stops

Murder is one of the most heavily prosecuted crimes in the state of Illinois. If you are convicted, you may face life in prison and the possibility of a death sentence. Sex Crimes

Rape, child pornography, or sexual abuse can all be considered serious crimes. If you are convicted of any of these, you may have to spend the rest of your life registering as a sex offender.

  • Child pornography
  • Prostitution & solicitation
  • Rape
  • Sexual assault
  • Statutory rape
Theft Crimes

Attorney Dry can defend you against accusations of burglary, theft, or robbery. With his counsel, you may be able to avoid serious penalties and repercussions.

  • Larceny
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
Fight Your Charges With Chicago’s Leading Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are faced with a criminal charge, it is important that you retain the legal counsel of a trusted criminal defense attorney. When you work with Fred Mark Dry, you will be receiving outstanding legal representation for your case and aggressive defense of your rights.

Mr. Dry can devise a strong case for your defense. Whether it is best to follow a plea bargain or to take your case to trial, you can rest assured that Attorney Fred Mark Dry will defend you and your freedoms with great skill.

Contact a trusted criminal defense lawyer today and receive a case consultation.

Client Reviews
Fred recently represented me in a recent serious traffic situation. He was always on top of things and was very thorough and knowledgeable of the law. I am happy he was there in the court room and had my back. A significant favorable outcome was the end result! Robert
Mr. Dry is a very knowledgeable, confident lawyer. He was always true to his word and constantly communicated updates throughout the case procedure. He's personable, punctual, and professional at all times. I would highly recommend Mr. Dry and would definitely use him again to represent me. Mike
Fred Dry did a very nice job in court for me. I don’t feel comfortable around most lawyers, but I was very comfortable around Fred. He is honest and knows his way around the court room. I was impressed with his services and would highly recommend him to anyone. Jimmy