McHenry County

Criminal Defense Attorney

Have you been accused of a crime?

If you have been accused of a crime, your have no time to lose! The sooner you get a criminal defense lawyer on your side, the better your chances are of protecting your rights!

At Franks, Kelly, Matuzewich, & Andrle, P.C., we have helped many people just like you. We know the Courts, and will fight hard to protect your rights! David B. Franks possesses many years of criminal defense experience. For ten years, David B. Franks served as a member of the Illinois State Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Council, reviewing legislation and providing input for the administration of Illinois criminal courts. He has eight years of experience as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook and McHenry counties, and served in the Felony and Misdemeanor Divisions in McHenry County. Having us on your side may make the difference between jail and freedom.  Don’t delay – call David B. Franks today!  Mr. Franks can also assist you with juvenile crimes defense or criminal record expungement.


Maybe you made a mistake, or you were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.  A conviction for a crime can result in fines and jail time. A conviction can also affect your employment opportunities. David B. Franks of Franks, Kelly, Matuzewich, & Andrle, P.C., can handle many criminal offenses. For example, Mr. Franks has handled:

  • Burglary

  • Retail theft (shoplifting)

  • Embezzlement

  • Forgery

  • Possession of stolen motor vehicle

  • Felony theft

  • Aggravated criminal sexual assault

  • Home invasion

  • Domestic battery

  • Drug possession

Before you sign anything or talk to the police, contact David B. Franks  first. He will guide you through the maze of legal procedures and fight to protect your interests.


These crimes carry serious penalties. If convicted, a person could be jailed and lose his or her freedom.

Violent crimes include:

  • Murder or homicide

  • Assault

  • Battery

  • Aggravated battery

  • Assault with a deadly weapon

  • Robbery

  • Armed robbery

  • Domestic battery

  • Arson

  • Armed violence

  • Unlawful restraint

  • Hate crimes

  • Vehicular invasion

If you or someone you love has been accused of a violent crime, securing an aggressive, qualified attorney is essential.


David B. Franks also defends people who have been accused of:

  • Criminal sexual abuse

  • Sex offender registration

  • Aggravated criminal sexual abuse

  • Criminal sexual assault

  • Aggravated criminal sexual assault

  • Possession of child pornography

  • Solicitation

  • Indecent exposure

People accused of sex crimes face an uphill battle. However, we believe that everyone who is accused of a crime, any crime, is entitled to a strong defense.  David B. Franks will fight hard to make sure that those rights are protected.


David B. Franks of Franks and Rechenberg, P.C., also handles cases of embezzlement, forgery, and credit card fraud.


Many people don’t realize how serious a drug charge can be. Depending
on the particular circumstances, because of mandatory minimums, even a
first offender can go to jail. We can handle drug cases involving

  • Unlawful possession of cannabis or a controlled substance

  • Unlawful possession of cannabis or a controlled substance with intent to deliver

  • Unlawful delivery of cannabis or a controlled substance


Mr. Franks can also handle:

  • Criminal trespass to motor vehicle

  • Criminal damage to property

  • Unlawful use of weapons

  • Unlawful possession of firearms and firearm ammunition, FOID violations

  • Mob action

  • Telephone harassment

  • Deceptive practice

  • Disorderly conduct

  • Kidnapping

  • Obstructing justice

  • Resisting a peace officer

  • Stalking

  • Trespassing

  • Violations of orders of protection


David B. Franks of Franks, Kelly, Matuzewich, & Andrle, P.C. can provide an aggressive and rigorous defense for those charged with DUI.


If the arresting officers did not conform to legal requirements, the arresting officers and the governmental authority with whom they are employed, may be responsible for compensating you for damages. If you believe that you have wrongfully arrested or detained, provide David B. Franks of Franks, Kelly, Matuzewich, & Andrle, P.C. with the exact details of what was said and done.

Get the representation and compensation you deserve

Contact Franks, Kelly, Matuszewich, and Andrle Attorneys at Law today
at (847) 854-7700