If you have been arrested for a criminal offense or a traffic offense in the southside of Cook County, then you will likely be at the Markham Courthouse located at 16501 S Kedzie Ave, Markham IL. The courthouse opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Like every other courthouse, you will be required to go through a security line.
If you are in Markham and charged with a felony, navigating through the proceedings will not be an easy task and you will want someone who is looking out for your best interests. At Ktenas Law we fiercely fight for our clients' rights and help them understand the process every step of the way.
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If you want to put the odds in your favor as much as you can then you have to contact our defense lawyer Alex Ktenas. Alex has experience in this field and he knows the courts in Markham and he knows the people who represent the prosecution. This is because, in Will County and Cook County, Alex was a prosecutor himself for years. How Alex benefits his clients over other lawyers is knowing the people and the workings so he knows what to expect from the prosecution.
Markham Process for Criminal Cases
In the Markham courthouse, you are allowed to bring your phone inside. However, it would help if you kept the phone on silent, or the deputies will confiscate the phone. If you are charged with a misdemeanor offense, then your case will either be in room 201, 204, 205, or 206. If you are charged with a felony offense, then your case will either be in room 101 (for bond hearings and preliminary hearings), room 103, 105, 106, 107, or 108. Generally, in Markham, the misdemeanors start at 9:00 a.m., and the felony cases start at 9:30 a.m.
Below is a list of all the towns that Markham courthouse handles. If you have been arrested in any of these towns or by any of these police agencies, then your case will be heard at the Markham courthouse.
Which towns arrest the most people for DUI in Markham courthouse?
Markham courthouse handles hundreds of DUI cases every week. The towns that write the most DUIs are, Blue Island, Calumet City, Chicago Heights, Country Club Hills, Flossmoor, Homewood, Lansing, Lynwood, Midlothian, Park Forest, Riverdale, Sauk Village, Steger, Cook County Sheriff's police and Illinois State Police.
Our Cook County DUI lawyers have worked against the most relentless of prosecutors and are fully prepared to take your case to trial if necessary.
Each of these towns writes a substantial amount of DUI citations to individuals on a daily basis. If you have been arrested for a DUI in the Markham courthouse, you will be assigned to one of four misdemeanor rooms. Below is a list of which courtroom each town writes to.
Blue Island DUI Courtroom 205
Burnham DUI Courtroom 206
Calumet City DUI Courtroom 206
Calumet Park DUI Courtroom 206
Chicago Heights DUI Courtroom 205
Country Club Hills DUI Courtroom 205
Dixmoor DUI Courtroom 204
Dalton DUI Courtroom 201
East Hazel Crest DUI Courtroom 205
Flossmoor DUI Courtroom 206
Ford Heights DUI Courtroom 204
Glenwood DUI Courtroom 204
Harvey DUI Courtroom 204
Hazel Crest DUI Courtroom 205
Homewood DUI Courtroom 206
Lansing DUI Courtroom 205
Lynwood DUI Courtroom 201
Markham DUI Courtroom 204
Matteson DUI Courtroom 206
Midlothian DUI Courtroom 205
Olympia Fields DUI Courtroom 205
Park Forest DUI Courtroom 206
Posen DUI Courtroom 201
Richton Park DUI Courtroom 204
Riverdale DUI Courtroom 205
Robbins DUI Courtroom 204
Sauk Village DUI Courtroom 205
South Chicago Heights DUI Courtroom 204
South Holland DUI Courtroom 201
Steger DUI Courtroom 206
Thornton DUI Courtroom 204
Cook County Sheriff’s Police DUI Courtroom 206
Cook County Forest Preserve DUI Courtroom 201
Illinois State Police DUI Courtroom 201
Penalties You May Get in Markham
If you have a criminal or traffic matter at the Markham Courthouse, you can be looking at a minimum of one year in jail, depending on the severity of the cases. Generally, if you are charged with a misdemeanor offense, you will be facing a maximum of 364 days in jail and fines up to $2,500.
If you are charged with a felony offense at Markham courthouse, you can face a minimum of one year in jail up to life in prison with a maximum fine of $25,000. If you have been charged with a DUI or a criminal offense, it is very important that you hire the right criminal defense lawyer to help you fight the charges.
Contact Our Markham Criminal Defense Attorney
Our criminal defense attorney in Markham can assist anyone who needs a rock hard, powerful defense whether an action is being brought to you in Federal or State court. When Ktenas Law represents you, you raise the odds of being found not guilty in your court case.
Our law firm has extensive experience at Markham Courthouse as one of our lawyers was a former prosecutor for years. Our office routinely handles cases in there and we have great working relationships with the prosecutors and are practicing in front of the judges on a daily basis.
When you deal with our law firm, your case gets the most privacy and we provide the most attention to every detail of your case. We will plan out the best defense argument to use in your case. Mr. Ktenas has dealt with the meanest prosecutors and is willing to take your case to trial if it has to go that far.