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Criminal Defense

If you are arrested, we at The Law Offices of Mark Sciblo, P.C., know what you are going through. Mark Sciblo is an experienced Chicago criminal attorney and can provide you with the legal support and guidance you need.

Here at The Law Offices of Mark Sciblo, P.C., Chicago criminal lawyer Mark Sciblo is well experienced at handling the following types of criminal cases:


If you have been charged with theft, fraud, or embezzlement, you should talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. These charges are a serious matter that can result in criminal penalties and that could impact your future employment opportunities.

A lawyer Mark Sciblo represents clients charged with a wide range of theft crimes, including:

  • Credit card theft

  • Check fraud

  • Mortgage fraud

  • Bank fraud

  • Shoplifting

  • Burglary

  • Embezzlement

  • Fraud/Forgery

Both theft and fraud are considered a serious criminal offense in Chicago.
Consequences for theft and fraud offense in Chicago, Illinois can be:

  • Serving jail time

  • Paying high fines and court fees

  • Acquiring permanent criminal record

  • Difficulty getting a job 

  • Trouble getting approved for rental housing

  • The doctor, nurse, teacher, pharmacist, the lawyer may lose their license or will be denied for a professional license

  • If you are non-citizen you might be deported or lose an immigration visa or  a green card or citizenship


Disorderly conduct generally refers to any such behavior on the part of an individual that he does knowingly and that has caused a breach of social peace.

It is typically classified as a misdemeanor. 

Some common examples can be:

  • Disruption of a public assembly

  • Loud music or shouts causing disturbances

  • Public brawls

  • Violent protests and riots

  • Public urination

  • Public intoxication

​Some disorderly conducts are considered to be more serious while others are given less attention. For example, public intoxication is surely considered to be a serious breach of peace while loud music is not given that much importance though it can cause the same level of annoyance for another person.


A probation violation is an offense that occurs when you break the terms or conditions of your probation. A probation violation may result in significant penalties, such as heavy fines, extended probation, jail time, or more.

Circumstances that may lead to a probation violation include:

  • Committing other criminal offenses while on probation

  • Associating with other criminals

  • Spending time in locations prohibited by the judge

  • Failing to check in with the judge or probation officer

  • Failing to appear in court at a scheduled date and time

  • Failing to submit to regular drug testing required by the judge

  • Failing to pay court fees or fines

  • Failing to comply with a court order

If you've been accused of violating your probation, call an attorney Mark Sciblo today.


Domestic violence is when one partner in an intimate relationship abuses the other. The abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person.

Examples of abuse include:

  • Domestic assault

  • Harassment

  • Order of Protection Violation

  • Spousal abuse

  • Stalking

  • Sexual assault

  • Threatening and Intimidation

  • Actual or threatened physical harm

  • Stopping a partner from getting or keeping a job

  • and much more

You should immediately hire an attorney Mark Sciblo if you are charged with a domestic violence case.


Criminal damage to property

Criminal damage to property signifies damaging a person’s property knowingly without the consent of the owner. It must have the following conditions fulfilled:

  • The person damaging the property of the owner must be doing it knowingly

  • The property is damaged by fire or explosion while acting in a reckless manner

  • The fire is started knowingly on land with the motive of damaging the owner’s property

  • The person knowingly injures a pet belonging to another person

  • The person damages the property with the intention of collecting insurance

​With 28 years of experience and knowledge in the field, Attorney Mark Sciblo will handle each case with utmost attention and commitment to success. Therefore, if you are facing such a charge, hesitate no more and get in touch with Attorney Mark Sciblo today.