Articles Posted in Felony

What Is an “Aggravated” Offense?
Lafata Law LLC

What Does It Mean When a Crime Is “Aggravated”? If you are charged with an “aggravated” crime, you could be facing some serious consequences. “Aggravated” means made more serious by attendant circumstances. The penalty range may be more than you have bargained for based upon some factor, whether it’s the victim’s age or race, where…

Continue reading ›
PTR: What Is a Petition to Revoke
Lafata Law LLC

Petition to Revoke Sentence You’ve already plead guilty and been sentenced to probation. You are prohibited from taking any controlled substances and are required to submit to random drug testing. You were notified by your probation officer that you tested positive, and they are sending your case back to court to inform the judge of…

Continue reading ›
Addiction, Mental Health & The Law
Lafata Law LLC

Specialty Courts The law is always evolving. It is important to have a lawyer that follows the changes in the law, especially when the changes are designed to benefit the accused. Addiction is a medical disease recognized by the DSM5. Many counties in the Chicago land area have created specialty courts including first offender drug…

Continue reading ›

Visit Us

Proudly serving the following Illinois Counties: DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Cook and Will. Conveniently located near the DuPage County Courthouse. If you would like to visit us at our office, we are open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by appointment.

Wheaton Office
2100 Manchester Rd #C-1720

Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-481-6633

Client Reviews

The best choice I've made. Megan listened and executed her job. I was informed on how things should go and that gave me a relaxed feeling. Thank you Megan!

J. Jackson

I would Highly recommend Megan Lafata. I hired her to represent me for a domestic battery charge. She made me feel very comfortable discussing my case and the charges...

K. Passo

Lafata Law displays genuine respect with a diligent effort to address your individual situation. As a client, you can expect a clear, direct assessment of your case; no...

Jennifer L.

Thank you for considering Lafata Law LLC for your legal needs. We are here to assist you with professionalism, dedication, and expertise. Please feel free to reach out to us using the contact information provided below, or give us a call at 630-481-6633 and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Free Consultation