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Bensenville Criminal Law Information Center

Bensenville is a residential community that is located in the northeast corner of DuPage County. Bensenville is located next to O'Hare Airport and is only 17 miles west of the Chicago Loop. Bensenville has evolved into a important residential community that is located next to O'Hare Airport.

Bensenville was original originally settled by two farmers from New England. By 1835, German immigrants, fleeing political problems in Europe, settled in the area. The original settlers and immigrants raised dairy and wheat products. They would take their products to Chicago by using routes along Irving Park Road and Grand Avenue. A stagecoach connecting Elgin to Chicago traveled past what is now Irving Park Road. In 1849, the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad was established contributing to the growth of the population in the area.

Bensenville began to be established as a suburb in the 1870s when three individuals purchased, and divided, the land that would become modern-day Bensenville. The Chicago, Milwaukee and St Louis Railroad began regular service from Chicago and Elgin and established a stop in the Bensenville area. On May 10, 1884, Bensenville was incorporated as a Village. The first school was built in 1886 and a drainage system was constructed in 1887. Population growth in Bensenville was slow. By 1940, Bensenville only had a population of 1869 people.

Bensenville's connection to airplanes began in 1940 when the Federal Government established an aircraft factory to manufacture cargo planes outside of Bensenville. The aircraft plant operated from 1943 to 1945. In 1846, the City of Chicago purchased the factory so they could start to develop a large airport just outside of Chicago. This is when Bensenville's struggles with Chicago began. Since Chicago needed more land to build the airport, Chicago began annexing land in unincorporated DuPage County to build the airport. Bensenville sued Chicago to stop the land grab but lost in Court. O'Hare Airport began domestic flights in 1955.

The arrival of O'Hare Airport led to the dramatic increase in the population of Bensenville. By the 1950s, Bensenville's population had doubled. By 1960, Bensenville's population tripled. O'Hare Airport led to the expansion of the residential areas in Bensenville. That's when the noise complaints started. The O'Hare Area Noise Abatement Council was established in 1969 to address the residents noise complaints.

Today, Bensenville remains a vibrant and thriving community that is an important suburb of Chicago. The community has a solid residential community with restaurants and grocery stores to serve the residents in the community.

Bensenville Criminal Cases

Since Bensenville is located in DuPage County, Bensenville is part of the DuPage County 18th Judicial Circuit. Bensenville criminal cases are at the DuPage County Judicial Center which is located at 505 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois 60187. Bensenville Municipal Ordinance Violation tickets, and some Bensenville Traffic Court cases are at the Addison Field Branch Court on Lake Street. The overwhelming majority of Bensenville criminal cases are on the 4th floor of the DuPage County Judicial Center.

If you are arrested for a felony in Bensenville, you will be taken to Bond Court for a Bond Hearing at the DuPage County Courthouse in Room 2002. Bond Court is usually at 8 a.m. In Room 2002. If you are arrested for a felony in Bensenville on a weekend or on a Court holiday, your Bond Hearing will be at the Bond Court at the DuPage County Sheriff's Office which is located next to the DuPage County Courthouse at 501 North County Farm Road in Wheaton. If you post Bond at Bond Court, you will be released from Bond Court with a Court date. If you do not post Bond at Bond Court, you will be turned over to the custody of the DuPage County Sheriff and you will stay at the DuPage County Jail until your case is finished.

After Bond Court, your first court date will be in one of the felony Courtrooms on the 4th floor of the DuPage County Courthouse.

All Bensenville misdemeanor cases, such as Bensenville DUI cases, Bensenville Retail Theft cases, Bensenville Shoplifting cases, Bensenville Drug cases, Bensenville Theft cases, and Bensenville Battery cases, are also heard on the 4th floor of the DuPage County Courthouse. Since you are not entitled to a Bond Hearing if you are charged with a misdemeanor, your first Court date will be given to you at the Bensenville Police Station and will appear on your Bond slip.

Experience Matters., Award-Winning Criminal Defense Attorney for Bensenville Criminal Cases

James Dimeas has been a criminal defense lawyer for over-27 years. James Dimeas focuses his law practice on only handling criminal cases. James Dimeas has worked tirelessly to become one of the best criminal defense attorneys in the State of Illinois and the United States. James Dimeas has been able to do that because he has put his entire focus on the practice of criminal law. When you are facing criminal prosecution, you want to have a lawyer represent you who knows what they are doing. You do not want to have a criminal defense attorney who is also a real estate attorney or a divorce attorney. You want someone who has dedicated his career to handling the type of case that you have. You want a lawyer that will give you the best chance to win your case and move on with your life. While any lawyer that is licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois is allowed to represent you for your criminal case, you get to decide who your lawyer will be. Do you want a cheap lawyer, or a lawyer that does a little bit of everything? Or, do you want a criminal defense attorney who has spent the past 27 years establishing himself as one of the best criminal defense attorneys in the United States?

An Award-Winning, Nationally Recognized Criminal Lawyer for Bensenville

James Dimeas is a "regular" in DuPage County. James Dimeas is at the DuPage County Courthouse and the Addison Field Court almost every day. James Dimeas knows the Judges and the lawyers in DuPage County and knows how to get things done in DuPage County. James Dimeas is highly respected and is very well known by all of the lawyers, judges, and prosecutors in DuPage County. James Dimeas has an excellent track record in DuPage County and has handled almost every type of criminal case in DuPage County. James Dimeas understands how important it is that you win your criminal case and keep your criminal record clean. James Dimeas understands that in today's highly-competitive job market, it is absolutely critical that you pass a background search so you can get that job and get that apartment for yourself and your family. James Dimeas has the credentials and the experience that will get you results in DuPage County!

Bensenville criminal defense lawyer, James Dimeas, is a nationally-recognized, award-winning, criminal defense attorney with over-27 years of experience handling criminal cases in Bensenville, Chicago, Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, and Lake County. Attorney and Practice Magazine gave James Dimeas the "Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney Award for Illinois," and the award for "DUI Defense Top 10." The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys gave James Dimeas the "Top 10 Attorney Award for the State of Illinois." Recently, the American Society of Legal Advocates named James Dimeas a "Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer in the State of Illinois For the Year 2018, 2019, and 2020." The National Trial Lawyers named James Dimeas a "Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer." The National Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys named James Dimeas a "10 Best Attorney for Client Satisfaction." Expertise named James Dimeas a "Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in Chicago." James Dimeas was recently named a "Best DUI Attorney." James Dimeas is rated "Superb" by AVVO, 10 out of 10, the highest rating possible for any criminal defense lawyer in the United States.

If you are facing criminal charges in Bensenville, or if you are a Bensenville resident, you can contact James Dimeas anytime for a free and confidential consultation. You can talk to James Dimeas personally by calling 847-807-7405.

Client Reviews
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I got into an argument with my ex-boyfriend. One thing led to another and when he came close to me I pushed him away. He called the police and when I spoke to the police I told them that I pushed him without realizing that you don't have to hit someone to be charged with a Domestic Battery. Being arrested was terrifying. I spoke to several attorneys who promised they would win the case and were charging a ridiculous amount of money. A friend referred me to James Dimeas. He was straightforward and honest with me and charged me a very reasonable and affordable fee. He got me into the Kane County Deferred Prosecution Program. I successfully completed the program and I just received paperwork in the mail that the case has been expunged and completely removed from my record. I highly recommend Jim Dimeas. He is an honest and straightforward lawyer that will look out for your best interests. E.A.
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Had a DUI and hired a lawyer who lived in my building that I knew for years and trusted. Thought he was my friend. Paid him (more than I should have) and he handled my case for almost a year and totally screwed it up. I fired him and found out that he had given up his law license around the time I hired him. A friend recommended James to me and he took over my case and handled it the way it should have been handled from the beginning. I cannot stress how HIGHLY I recommend James Dimeas. I wish I would have hired him from day one. He answered all my calls and text messages and cleaned up a royal mess that had been created by the previous guy that I thought was a lawyer. I consider James to be a friend and recommend him to all of my friends. What a great lawyer and an even better guy! J.P.
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I had been accused of doing something, by my then wife, that I did not do. I was 100% innocent and was at the lowest point in my life. My mother told me to call James Dimeas. Her friend recommended him to her. James fought for me in court and refused to back down, even when the prosecution offered to lower the charges and make me plead guilty. I refused to plead guilty to something I did not do. The case went to trial and James won my case. I was found not guilty because I was NOT GUILTY. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND JAMES DIMEAS! Not only is he a great lawyer, but he is also a great human being. The truth shall set you free! C.D.
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James Dimeas is a great lawyer who knows what he is doing and will guide you through every step of the process. He will go above and beyond what he needs to do to help you out. Sometimes I would text him in the evening or the weekend with a question and he would always respond. Really made me feel like he cared about me. When we went to court he tore apart the girl that was making false allegations against me and he won my case. That was one of the greatest day of my life. If you need legal help, the only lawyer should call is James Dimeas. Highly recommended! E.L.
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