When you are facing criminal charges, it is crucial that you seek legal counsel as soon as possible. The Wheaton criminal defense lawyers at Martin & Kent, L.L.C. understand how serious your charges are and do everything they can to assist our clients. Whether you have been accused of sexual assault or face theft charges, our legal team has the experience needed to handle your case.

With 42 years of combined experience, our attorneys have worked on more than 10,000 criminal cases and boast proven trial results. Our attorneys have been given the 2013 Top Lawyer in Illinois Award by peers and our attorneys have an Avvo rating of 10.0 Superb. We are often recommended by courthouse personnel, police officers and even judges when their family or friends are in need of criminal attorney. Both of our founding attorneys have formerly served as Presidents of the Criminal Defense Bar Association and spent numerous years as felony prosecutors.


Criminal charges can damage a person’s reputation, future and relationships. Not only that, but criminal charges may remain on your record, making it difficult to find work or housing. You may be forced to serve time in jail or prison, pay extensive fines and perform community service.

For these reasons, and more, it is very important that you hire a tough and aggressive attorney to represent you. Our legal team has the reputation, expertise and knowledge to work on a wide range of criminal cases.

We represent individuals facing the following charges:

We know how frustrating and confusing this time may be, which is why we are here to fight for your rights. Our Wheaton criminal defense attorneys are committed to securing the most beneficial outcome for our clients.

If you are ready to talk to a legal professional about your case, our lawyers are ready to listen. Contact us today and schedule your free initial consultation.