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Naperville is a city in Illinois that is considered a suburb of Chicago. The majority of Naperville is in DuPage County while a small portion of Naperville is located in Will County. Naperville is the wealthiest city in the Midwest and the 11th wealthiest in the country. Various National magazines have named Naperville as one of the best places to live in the United States and one of the safest cities in the country. Naperville has a total population of about 142,000 people making it the fifth largest city in Illinois
Naperville is named after Joseph Naper, the first settlor in Naperville. Joseph Naper arrived on the west bank of the DuPage River in 1831 in a ship that had traveled across the Great Lakes in a 2-month voyage. When Joseph Naper arrived in the area he established Naper's Settlement. Naper colonized the area along with several other families that were along for the voyage. By 1832 over 100 people lived at Naper's Settlement. After the Indian Creek Massacre during the Black Hawk War, the settlers were moved to Fort Dearborn for their protection. A fort was built at Naper's Settlement and the settlers returned. The Indians never attacked Naper's Settlement.
In 1839 DuPage County was formed from Cook County and Naper's Settlement became the DuPage County Seat. Naper's Settlement became the Village of Naperville in 1857. By that time, it had a population of 2000. Naperville remained the DuPage County Seat until 1868 when the Illinois Legislature changed DuPage County Seat to Wheaton.
Naperville's population began exploding in the 1960's. The population explosion continued well into the 1990s. A main reason for the population explosion in Naperville was the construction of the East-West Tollway and Interstate 355. Since the construction of those tollways, the population of Naperville has nearly quadrupled.
Today, Naperville remains a vibrant and diverse community in the Chicago metropolitan area. The Naperville Public Library has been rated number one in the United States from 1999 through 2010. Naperville has a vibrant downtown community and is the home of large corporate employers such as Nicor, BP America, and Tellabs. Naperville has many of the popular retailers, shopping centers, and restaurants in the area. Naperville is considered a very attractive and desirable place to live.
Naperville Criminal Cases
All Naperville DuPage County criminal cases are heard at the DuPage County Courthouse, which is located at 505 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois 60187. The DuPage County court system is part of the 18th Judicial Circuit. All Naperville felony criminal cases are heard on the 4th floor of the DuPage County Courthouse. The DuPage County Clerk of the Circuit Court, and the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office, are also located in the same government complex as the DuPage County Courthouse.
Bond Court for all Naperville criminal cases is held in Room 2002 at the DuPage County Courthouse. Weekend and Holiday Bond Court for Naperville criminal cases is at the DuPage County Sheriff's Office, which is located at 501 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, Illinois.
All Naperville misdemeanor cases, such as Naperville DUI cases, Naperville Retail Theft cases, Naperville Shoplifting cases, Naperville Drug cases, Naperville Theft cases, and Naperville Battery cases, are heard throughout the various courtrooms on the 4th floor of the DuPage County Courthouse.
Naperville consistently leads the local police agencies every year when DUI arrest figures are released for Illinois DUI cases. Naperville has a reputation in the legal community for being especially vigilante in making DUI arrests. All Naperville DUI cases are heard at the DuPage County Courthouse in Wheaton.
Most Naperville Domestic Battery and Aggravated Domestic Battery cases are heard on the 4th floor of the DuPage County Courthouse. Some Naperville Domestic Battery cases are heard on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse.
Hire an Experienced Lawyer for a Naperville Criminal Case
Naperville criminal defense attorney, James Dimeas, has spent over-27 years representing Naperville residents who are facing criminal charges in Court. Naperville criminal defense lawyer, James Dimeas, concentrates his practice in the area of criminal law. James Dimeas's 27 years of experience in handling criminal cases only gives him a keen understanding of how serious the implications are with facing criminal charges. In today's competitive job environment, James Dimeas understands how important it is to pass a background search. If a criminal charge appears in a background search, it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to get that job. James Dimeas will use every bit of his 27 years of experience in handling criminal cases only to make sure that your criminal record stays clean and that you can move on with your life and pass that background search.
Because Naperville criminal defense attorney, James Dimeas, has spent over-27 years only handling criminal cases, he has developed a unique understanding of how the criminal justice system operates in DuPage County. While the criminal laws are all the same throughout Illinois, the way the criminal justice system operates in each County varies from County to County, courthouse to courthouse, and from courtroom to courtroom. James Dimeas has handled thousands of cases in DuPage County and understands how the criminal justice system operates in DuPage County. James Dimeas knows his way around the courthouse and is well-known and highly respected by all the lawyers and judges in DuPage County. James Dimeas knows how to get results in DuPage County!
Experienced Award-Winning Criminal Defense Lawyer for Naperville
James Dimeas is a nationally-recognized, award-winning, Naperville Criminal defense attorney with over-27 years of experience handling criminal cases in Naperville, Chicago, Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, and Lake County. Recently, James Dimeas was named a "Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer In the State of Illinois For the Year 2018, 2019, and 2020" by the American Society of Legal Advocates. James Dimeas was named a "Best DUI Attorney." Expertise named James Dimeas a "Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in Chicago." 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." The National Trial Lawyers named James Dimeas a "Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer." The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys named James Dimeas a "10 Best Attorney for Client Satisfaction." James Dimeas is rated "Superb," 10 out of 10, by AVVO, the highest rating possible for any criminal defense lawyer in the United States. James Dimeas has co-written a nationally published book that instructs lawyers on how to properly and effectively represent criminal defendants charged with the crime of Identity Theft in Court.
Naperville criminal defense lawyer, James Dimeas's office is conveniently located within a short driving distance of Naperville. James Dimeas's office is located within a short driving distance of the DuPage County Courthouse. James Dimeas regularly appears at the DuPage County Courthouse for criminal cases. James Dimeas lives in the local area and is actively involved in the local community. James Dimeas is well known in the area and is widely respected.
If you are facing criminal charges and need a lawyer, you can contact James Dimeas anytime for a free and confidential consultation. You can always speak to James Dimeas personally by calling him at 847-807-7405 for a free and personal consultation.