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Arlington Heights is a suburb in Cook County, Illinois, that is located about 25 miles northwest of Chicago. It has a population of approximately 76,000 people, making it the most populous Village in the United States. Neighboring Schaumburg and Palatine are not far behind in population from Arlington Heights.  Arlington Heights is nationally known for Arlington Park Racetrack.  Arlington Park hosts the Arlington Million, part of the Breeders Cup qualifying series of horse races.  Arlington Park Racetrack is a major attraction in the Chicago Metropolitan Area Community.

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library has one of the largest collections of books and periodicals in the State of Illinois.  Arlington Heights is also known for its diverse and vibrant downtown community.  The downtown area has been developed around the Arlington Heights Metra Union Pacific/Northwest line which provides daily rail service to downtown Chicago.  Multi-family residential units have been developed in the downtown area and theaters, comedy clubs, music venues and restaurants have opened in the area to serve the vibrant and thriving center of population. The Metropolis Performing Arts Center is located in downtown Arlington Heights. The Metropolis is a 350-seat theatre that provides live entertainment.  The Metropolis also has classrooms for music and theatre lessons.  

Arlington Heights was incorporated in 1837 when it only had a population of 1,000.  The population of Arlington Heights exploded in the 1950's and 1960's when the economy of Chicago expanded and the use of vehicles increased.  By 1970 Arlington Heights embarked on a series of annexations causing its population to increase to almost 65,000 by 1970.  

According to the most recent FBI crime statistics, Arlington Heights is safer than 74% of U.S. cities.  The most reported crime in Arlington Heights was Theft, followed by Burglary.  There were 42 incidents of Violent Crime reported, followed by 20 Assaults.

Arlington Heights Criminal Cases

Arlington Heights is part of the Cook County Judicial Circuit.  The Cook County Judicial Circuit is the largest Judicial Circuit System in Illinois and one of the largest unified court systems in the world.  Arlington Heights criminal cases are heard at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse, which is located on Euclid Road, across the street from the Arlington Park Racetrack.  

Bond Court on weekdays for Arlington Heights Bond Hearings is at the Rolling Meadows courthouse in Room 108 at 1:30 pm.  If bond is set at the Rolling Meadows courthouse, the bond can be posted immediately at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse and the inmate will be released at Rolling Meadows.  If bond is not posted immediately in Rolling Meadows, the inmate will be sent to Cook County Jail at 26th and California in Chicago. Bond Court for Arlington Heights Bond Hearings on weekends and holidays is at 1:30 in Room 100 of the Leighton Criminal Courthouse at 26th and California.

Arlington Heights Preliminary Hearings are heard in Room 108 of the Rolling Meadows Courthouse at 9 am, 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. 

Arlington Heights Felony criminal cases, are heard in Room 109 and 110 at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse.  

Arlington Heights misdemeanor cases, such as Arlington Heights DUI cases, Arlington Heights Drug cases, Arlington Heights Theft cases, Arlington Heights Battery cases, and Arlington Heights Retail Theft cases are heard throughout the first and second floor courtrooms on a regular basis.  Rooms 209 and 210 mostly hear Municipal Ordinance and Municipal Traffic cases.  Municipal Ordinance violation cases are handled by the Village Attorney, who is employed by the Village of Arlington Heights, and not the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Arlington Heights Domestic Battery and Arlington Heights Aggravated Domestic Battery cases are heard in Room 207 of the Rolling Meadows Courthouse.  Most Arlington Heights Domestic Battery cases are at 9:30 a.m. while most Arlington Heights Aggravated Domestic Battery cases are at 1:30 p.m. in Room 207.

Highly Experienced and Effective Criminal Defense Lawyer for Arlington Heights Criminal and Municipal Ordinance Cases

Arlington Heights criminal defense lawyer, James Dimeas, has been handling criminal cases throughout Arlington Heights for 25 years.   Mr. Dimeas's experience with Arlington Heights criminal cases gives him a unique perspective and understanding of how to effectively represent people charged with criminal cases in Arlington Heights.   Mr. Dimeas understands that many people who are charged with a criminal case in Arlington Heights have no experience with the criminal justice system in Cook County. The Cook County criminal justice system can be confusing and difficult to understand. Mr. Dimeas understands how the criminal justice system works in Cook County and will guide you through the process so that you understand what is happening, and what will happen, with your case. His experience in the Rolling Meadows Courthouse will give you the best chance of getting an effective resolution of your criminal case. He is well known in the Courthouse by other criminal defense lawyers, prosecutors, and judges. He knows how things get done in Rolling Meadows and who he needs to speak to get things done.

Arlington Heights criminal defense lawyer, James Dimeas’s office, is located within a few minutes of the Rolling Meadows Courthouse.  His office is located in Schaumburg, within a short distance of Arlington Heights.  His proximity to the Rolling Meadows courthouse and the Village of Arlington Heights makes it easy for him to get to the Courthouse and serve the Arlington Heights community.  

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Arlington Heights criminal defense attorney, James Dimeas, has been named a "Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer" by the National Trial Lawyer and a "Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in Chicago" by Expertise and a "Best DUI Attorney."  Arlington Heights criminal defense lawyer, James Dimeas, has been rated "Superb" by AVVO, the highest rating possible. The National Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys have recognized James Dimeas as a "10 Best Attorney for Client Satisfaction."  James Dimeas has co-written a book that instructs criminal defense attorneys how to properly and effectively represent people charged with the crime of Identity Theft. 

For a free and confidential consultation with Arlington Heights criminal defense attorney, James Dimeas, you can contact him to get in touch with him.  James Dimeas is always available by phone to serve the Arlington Heights community.  Mr. Dimeas is always available by phone at 847-807-7405.