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The Village of Hoffman Estates is a large village located in the northwest corner of the Chicago metropolitan area. Most of Hoffman Estates is located in Cook County with a small section in Kane County. It has a population of about 54,000 people. In recent years Hoffman Estates has annexed quite a bit of vacant land and made it part of the village. As a result, it has an area of approximately 21 square miles. Much of the land in Hoffman Estates is vacant while other parts contain developments such as the Prairie Stone Business Park and the Sears Center. Approximately 70% of the residents of Hoffman Estates are married and the largest employers in Hoffman Estates are the Sears Holdings Corporation, AT&T, and St. Alexius Medical Center.

Hoffman Estates is a relatively new Village. The history of Hoffman Estates begins in 1954 when a local farmer sold 160 Acres of farmland to Sam and Jack Hoffman. Sam and Jack Hoffman owned the Father and Son Construction Company. The land was located east of Roselle Road between Golf and Higgins. The Hoffman brothers began to build single-family homes. The first families moved into the new homes in late 1955. The homes were built on half acre lots of land and were sold for $14,500. The Hoffman Brothers were accepting down payments as low as $700. The new construction started to attract residents to the area. In 1959, the residents of Hoffman Estates incorporated the Village. At the time that Hoffman Estates was incorporated, the population was about 8,000 people.

In 1962 the first land north of the tollway was annexed to the Village of Hoffman Estates. The annexation of the land north of the tollway more than doubled the size of Hoffman Estates.

In 1980 many small office buildings were built in Hoffman Estates.  In 1991 Ameritech opened its regional headquarters in Hoffman Estates. The next year, Sears Roebuck and Company moved its headquarters into the Prairie Stone Business Park. The Prairie Stone Business Park has more than 800 acres of office space, research facilities, and high-tech Industrial use.  Starting in the late 1980s, Hoffman Estates started moving away from being a primarily residential community to be coming a large Commercial Center.

Today, Hoffman Estates has a population of well over 51,000 people. The total Incorporated land area of Hoffman Estates is over 19 square miles. The Village of Hoffman Estates is a thriving community that has won 16 Governor's Hometown Awards for its innovative community programs.

Local Criminal Defense Lawyer for Hoffman Estates Criminal Cases

Hoffman Estates criminal defense attorney, James Dimeas, understands that facing a criminal charge can have serious implications for your future. If your employer finds out that you have been arrested it may affect your job status. A prospective employer may deny you a job if they find a criminal case in a background search. Many of the residents of Hoffman Estates regularly travel through adjoining suburbs for work and for shopping. Woodfield Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in the United States, is located next door in Schaumburg Illinois. 

Hoffman Estates criminal defense lawyer, James Dimeas, resides in Schaumburg and has an office located on Golf Road close to Hoffman Estates. He understands the local community and where everything in the area is located. If you reside in Hoffman Estates and are in need of a criminal defense lawyer, attorney James Dimeas is available 24 hours a day by telephone. He can meet you locally or travel to the nearest police station to help you. He has handled thousands of cases at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse, the DuPage County Courthouse, and the Kane County Courthouse.

Hoffman Estates criminal defense attorney, James Dimeas, concentrates his legal practice exclusively in criminal cases only. He has over 25 years of experience handling criminal cases only. He regularly appears in the courthouses handling criminal cases for Hoffman Estates residents. He knows the judges, prosecutors and the police officers that deal with Hoffman Estates criminal cases. He will use his 25 years of experience to help you avoid a criminal conviction and to keep your record clean so you can protect your future.

Hoffman Estates Criminal Cases

All weekday Hoffman Estates Bond Hearings are held in Room 108 of the Rolling Meadows Courthouse at 1:30 p.m.  Weekend and Holiday Bond Court for Hoffman Estates Bond Hearings are held at 1:30 p.m. in Room 100 of the Leighton Criminal Court Building.

All Hoffman Estates Preliminary Hearings are held throughout the day in Room 108 of the Rolling Meadows Courthouse.

All Hoffman Estates Domestic Battery and Hoffman Estates Aggravated Domestic Battery cases are heard in Room 207 of the Rolling Meadows Courthouse.  Most Hoffman Estates Domestic Battery cases are at 9:30 am while most Hoffman Estates Aggravated Domestic Battery cases are at 1:30 p.m.

All Hoffman Estates felony cases are heard in Room 109 or 110 of the Rolling Meadows Courthouse.

All Hoffman Estates misdemeanor cases are heard at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse during specific days of the month.  All Hoffman Estates DUI cases, Hoffman Estates Retail Theft cases, Hoffman Estates Theft cases, Hoffman Estates Battery cases and Hoffman Estates Drug cases are heard in various courtrooms throughout the first and second floor of the Rolling Meadows Courthouse.

If You Are Facing Criminal Charges You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Immediately That Has the Experience and Qualifications to Win!

If you are arrested by the police, or if the police want to question you about a criminal matter, you need to understand that your legal rights are potentially at risk and you should call an experienced criminal defense lawyer instead of answering questions from the police. Any statements you make to the police can be used against you in a criminal prosecution. If the police are questioning you they are not doing so to help you. They are questioning you because they think that you may have committed of a crime. Since you are facing potential serious legal consequences, you should call James DImeas immediately to discuss your case. Hoffman Estates criminal attorney, James Dimeas, lives in the area and understands how the local police go about investigating criminal cases. He will listen to your story and he will give you his best advice to help you avoid getting in trouble. He can meet you to discuss this matter and he can go down to the police station to talk to you before you make any statements to the police that could be used against you in court. The sooner you contact Mr. Dimeas, the sooner he can start working to protect your legal rights.

Enlist an Experienced, Award-Winning, Criminal Defense Lawyer in the Hoffman Estates Area

James Dimeas is a nationally-recognized, award-winning, Hoffman Estates criminal defense lawyer. Recently, James Dimeas was named a "Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer In the State of Illinois For the Year 2018" by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Hoffman Estates criminal defense attorney, James Dimeas, has been named a "Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in Chicago" by Expertise and a "Best DUI Attorney."  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." Hoffman Estates criminal defense lawyer, James Dimeas, has been named a "Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer" by The National Trial Lawyers and has been rated "Superb" by AVVO, the highest classification possible for any criminal defense lawyer in the United States. The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys have recognized James Dimeas as a "10 Best Attorney for Client Satisfaction."

James Dimeas has over 25 years of experience handling criminal cases only. His office is located on Golf Road, just west of Roselle Road, and he resides in the Hoffman Estates area. He is available 24 hours a day and his office is located within a short walking distance of the Hoffman Estates Police Station and a short drive from all the courthouses handling Hoffman Estates criminal cases. Hoffman Estates criminal attorney, James Dimeas, is available to immediately respond to your needs and to start working to protect your legal rights. 

You can contact James Dimeas anytime for a free and confidential consultation.  James Dimeas can always be reached 24 hours a day at 847-807-7405.

Client Reviews
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.
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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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I am so lucky to have stumbled upon this great attorney. I made a really stupid mistake at the worst time. I needed to get a case dismissed within 2 or 3 weeks so I could join the military. I could not leave for Basic Training until the case was dismissed and Jim made some calls and got the case dismissed. What a great guy. I’m so lucky I found him online and called him! Somebody was looking out for me. J.S.
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