The Law Office of Purav Bhatt
Attorney Purav Bhatt has been using his training and experience as a former prosecutor to defend clients in Chicago and throughout Illinois. If you are arrested or charged with a criminal offense, you need someone with experience to defend and protect your rights. Call Criminal Defense Lawyer Purav Bhatt at (773) 791-9682.
Rated 10/10 and one of the clients’ choice featured lawyers, Mr. Bhatt’s firsthand experience with the methods of the prosecution translates into success for his clients today. After years working with police officers, detectives and investigators building criminal cases against defendants, Mr. Bhatt has the ability to recognize defects in those cases and build strong defenses for his clients.
As a former Cook County State’s Attorney, Mr. Bhatt is a Chicago criminal lawyer that has the experience to handle felony and misdemeanor cases, traffic cases and other legal matters as well as an understanding of the prosecution’s goals and objectives. During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Bhatt successfully tried hundreds of bench and jury trials related to weapons charges, drug offenses, animal crimes, violent crimes, thefts and gang related offenses.
An Experienced and Aggressive Chicago Criminal Lawyer.
We specialize in criminal cases involving drug crimes, theft, retail theft and shoplifting, domestic abuse, robbery, traffic tickets, guns and weapons charges and more.
Areas of Law and Practice
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|Criminal Law||Assault and Battery, Bribery, Burglary, Capital Offenses, Civil Forfeiture, Crime Victims Compensation, Criminal Antitrust, Criminal Appeals, Criminal Conspiracy, Criminal Defense, Criminal Forfeiture, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Prosecution, Death Penalty, Drivers License Suspension, Driving While Intoxicated, DUI/DWI, Electronic Surveillance, Expungements, Extortion, Extradition, Federal Criminal Law, Felonies, Forensic Accounting, Forensic DNA, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science, Forgery, Grand Jury Practice, Habeas Corpus, Hit and Run, Homicide, International Criminal Law, International Extradition, Mail Fraud, Malicious Prosecution, Manslaughter, Misdemeanors, Money Laundering, Murder, Parole and Probation, Post-Conviction Remedies, Search and Seizure, Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault, Shoplifting, Stalking, Theft, Traffic Violations, Vehicular Homicide, Victims Rights, Weapons Charges, White Collar Law, Wire Fraud, Wiretapping|
|Family Law||Adoptions, Agency Adoptions, Alimony, Annulment, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Child Abduction, Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Child Custody, Child Custody Mediation, Child Dependency, Child Protection, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Support, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights, Civil Unions, Cohabitation Agreements, Collaborative Family Law, Community Property Law, Day Care, Divorce, Divorce Arbitration, Divorce Mediation, Divorce Taxation, Domestic Partnerships, Domestic Relations, Domestic Torts, Domestic Violence, Equitable Distribution, Family Arbitration, Family Mediation, Fathers Rights, Foster Care, Gay and Lesbian Family Law, Grandparents Custody, Grandparents Visitation Rights, Independent Adoptions, International Adoptions, International Child Abduction, International Child Custody, International Family Law, Interstate Adoptions, Interstate Child Custody, Interstate Support, Juvenile Criminal Law, Juvenile Dependency, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Law, Legal Separation, Marital Agreements, Marital Property Distribution, Marital Property Law, Marital Property Settlements, Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law, Matrimonial Law, Military Divorce, Name Changes, No Fault Divorce, Non-Traditional Family Law, Orphans Court Practice, Palimony, Parental Kidnapping, Parental Rights, Parenting Time, Paternity, Post Divorce Modification, Postnuptial Agreements, Premarital Agreements, Private Adoptions, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, (QDROs), Restraining Orders, Same Sex Marriage, Spousal Support, Step Parent Adoptons, Surrogacy Law, Termination of Parental Rights, Third Party Custody, Uncontested Divorce, Visitation Rights|
|Immigration Law||Asylum, Business Immigration, Citizenship, Consular Law, Deportation, Diplomatic Immunity, Employment Authorizations, Employment Immigration, Employment Visas, Family Immigration Law, Immigration Discrimination, Investor Visas, Labor Certifications, Permanent Visas, Political Asylum, Refugee Law, Religious Visas, Removal Proceedings, Visas|
|Personal Injury||Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death|
Partner | The Law Office of Purav Bhatt
2011 - 2017
Being represented by The Law Offices of Purav Bhatt means you are represented by one of the top criminal defense lawyers in Chicago who is well prepared, attentive and here for you. Rest assured that you and your matter will get the individual time and attention you and your matter deserve.
As a former Cook County State’s Attorney, Mr. Bhatt has the experience to handle felony and misdemeanor cases, traffic cases and other legal matters as well as an understanding of the prosecution’s goals and objectives. During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Bhatt successfully tried hundreds of bench and jury trials related to weapons charges, drug offenses, animal crimes, violent crimes, thefts and gang related offenses. Mr. Bhatt’s firsthand experience with the methods of the prosecution translates into success for his clients today. After years working with police officers, detectives and investigators building criminal cases against defendants, Mr. Bhatt has the ability to recognize defects in those cases and build strong defenses for his clients.
Trial lawyers offer the most effective criminal, DUI and traffic defense. While negotiations on behalf of our clients often offer successful results, Mr. Bhatt understands that an aggressive and well prepared criminal defense attorney gets the best results for his client because he has the experience and willingness to fight a case from arrest to trial. As a criminal defense attorney who is recognized and respected for his trial skills, Mr. Bhatt is taken seriously by the opposition.
Assistant State's Attorney | Cook County State's Attorney
2008 - 2011
Prosecuted and litigated hundreds of criminal cases including felony and misdemeanor offenses.
Juris Doctor | Chicago-Kent College of Law
2004 - 2008
Master's in Computer Science | Depaul University
2000 - 2002
Bachelor of Science | Loyola University Chicago
1994 - 1998
Psychology and Philosophy
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Chicago, Illinois, Cook County
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