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Macomb Criminal Defense Attorneys

When legal issues arise, you need an experienced law firm with a solid history of obtaining favorable results. Flack, McRaven & Stephens is that firm. Through skilled legal advocacy and strategic planning, we help clients resolve a variety of matters. An established firm with a 120-year history, we are well known throughout the legal community for our professionalism and dedication to our clients.

Learn More About Our Focused Areas of Legal Practice

Each client will face a unique set of legal circumstances. Our firm is committed to learning the specifics of your matter and providing customized advice based on your goals. We invite you to learn more about our areas of practice and then contact our firm to discuss how we can best help you.

Criminal Defense

When you have been charged with a crime, your future is at stake. Convictions can bring a wide range of penalties depending on the crime. You may face probation, fines, license suspension and jail time. You also risk having a permanent record that can negatively affect opportunities for employment, housing and professional licensure. We work to resolve your legal matter in an efficient and cost-effective manner without sacrificing an aggressive defense. When the case calls for it, we employ the use of experts in order to collect evidence and establish your defense.

While we handle all types of criminal cases, some of the most common are:

  • DUI
  • Drug charges
  • Theft and shoplifting
  • Vandalism
  • Assault
  • Murder

Family Law

Many, but not all, family law matters revolve around divorce. Ending a marriage is never easy, especially when children are involved. Our firm offers compassionate service to help clients address the complex issues that come with divorce. When possible, we advocate for peaceful solutions to family law matters. Many times, our clients find resolution through mediation and are able to avoid the time and money associated with a trial. However, if our firm believes your rights are being violated, we are fully prepared to argue your case in court.

Contact us to learn about your rights in family law issues such as:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support and alimony
  • Division of property
  • Divorce and bankruptcy
  • Divorce modifications
  • Adoptions
  • Juvenile rights
  • Child abuse and neglect

Real Estate Law

Real estate transactions are complex legal arrangements that tend to involve a significant amount of money. Having an experienced law firm on your side can help ensure that you and your finances are protected. Through detailed preparation, our law firm creates solid contracts and helps clients execute transactions without incident.

We handle a variety of real estate transactions, including:

  • Purchase agreements
  • Promissory notes
  • Deeds of trust
  • Closing representation
  • Farm sales
  • Auction sales
  • Residential home sales
  • Business real estate transactions
  • Land use
  • Planning
  • Zoning and development

Estate Planning and Probate

Through effective estate planning, our attorneys help clients choose the best methods to protect their wealth and maximize the assets they can pass to their heirs without tax consequences. We also address issues in advanced planning, which enables clients to dictate their wishes should they become unable to make their own medical decisions. In the event you wish to contest a will or trust, our attorneys also provide skilled representation in probate litigation.

We help clients address the following issues in estate planning and probate:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Living wills
  • Powers of attorney
  • Estate administration
  • Probate
  • Will contests and probate litigation

General Civil Litigation

Flack, McRaven & Stephens handles a broad range of disputes representing both plaintiffs and defendants. We handle litigation and appeals throughout West Central Illinois for clients with cases involving breach of contract, employments disputes, landlord-tenant, debt collection and personal injury.

Business Law

All businesses have immediate and long term needs. Our experienced attorneys assist clients who need services for buying and selling businesses, handling corporations, limited liability corporations and all other types of business organizations as well as protecting personal assets during business disputes. We provide legal and tax guidance for all business entities regardless of size.

Municipal Law

Our firm serves as counsel for local governments in a practical and cost efficient manner. We have extensive experience in drafting clear policies, procedures, forms and handbook provisions for our governmental clients to insure compliance with the Municipal Code, and all other municipal legal issues.

Employment Law

Flack, McRaven & Stephens will assist you with your legal needs whether you are an individual that feels your employer violated your rights, or if you are a business that seeks protection against an administrative complaint or a lawsuit. We are experienced in providing representation at hearings before federal, state and IDHR. Our experienced lawyers strive for the best legal solutions to fit our clients' unique and individual needs.

McDonough County DUI Lawyers

Flack, McRaven & Stephens provides confidential representation to efficiently resolve your legal matter. Contact our Illinois law firm at 309-837-5000 and ask to speak with one of our experienced Macomb criminal defense lawyers.

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Flack, McRaven & Stephens
32 West Side Courthouse Square
P.O. Box 359
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: 309-837-5000
Fax: 309-836-2335
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