Aggravated Identity Theft Attorney

Are you facing charges for Identity Theft or Aggravated Identity Theft in Illinois?

Criminal Defense Attorneys - DUI Lawyers - Juvenile LawyersIf you have recently been arrested or are facing criminal charges for Aggravated Identity Theft (720 ILCS 5/16-30), in around Waukegan or anywhere in Lake County, Illinois, then it is critical that you speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Aside from your lawyer, do not speak with anyone else regarding the issue, specifically the police, until you have sought advice from with an experienced criminal lawyer like those at the Law Offices of Winer & Winer. Your silence is almost always your best option when you are going up against criminal charges. You are under no obligation to talk to the police. Instead, you should politely, but firmly, refuse to do so without your lawyer present.

At the Law Offices of Winer & Winer, we have decades of experience, familiarity with the local courts and law enforcement, and the expertise to assist you.

Contact us today to learn how our criminal defense attorneys can protect your rights and work toward the best achievable result in your case.

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Identity Theft and Aggravated identity Theft (720 ILCS 5/16-30)

A person commits identity theft when he or she knowingly:
(1) uses any personal identifying information or personal identification document of another person to fraudulently obtain credit, money, goods, services, or other property;

(2) uses any personal identifying information or personal identification document of another with intent to commit any felony not set forth in paragraph (1) of this subsection (a);

(3) obtains, records, possesses, sells, transfers, purchases, or manufactures any personal identifying information or personal identification document of another with intent to commit any felony;

(4) uses, obtains, records, possesses, sells, transfers, purchases, or manufactures any personal identifying information or personal identification document of another knowing that such personal identifying information or personal identification documents were stolen or produced without lawful authority;

(5) uses, transfers, or possesses document-making implements to produce false identification or false documents with knowledge that they will be used by the person or another to commit any felony;

(6) uses any personal identifying information or personal identification document of another to portray himself or herself as that person, or otherwise, for the purpose of gaining access to any personal identifying information or personal identification document of that person, without the prior express permission of that person;

(7) uses any personal identifying information or personal identification document of another for the purpose of gaining access to any record of the actions taken, communications made or received, or other activities or transactions of that person, without the prior express permission of that person;

(7.5) uses, possesses, or transfers a radio frequency identification device capable of obtaining or processing personal identifying information from a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag or transponder with knowledge that the device will be used by the person or another to commit a felony violation of State law or any violation of this Article; or

(8) in the course of applying for a building permit with a unit of local government, provides the license number of a roofing or fire sprinkler contractor whom he or she does not intend to have perform the work on the roofing or fire sprinkler portion of the project; it is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this paragraph (8) that the building permit applicant promptly informed the unit of local government that issued the building permit of any change in the roofing or fire sprinkler contractor.

A person commits aggravated identity theft when he or she commits identity theft as set forth in subsection (a) of this Section:
(1) against a person 60 years of age or older or a person with a disability; or
(2) in furtherance of the activities of an organized gang.

To achieve the best possible outcome in your case, you must act quickly and find a competent, experienced criminal defense attorney to help you fight your charges of Identity Theft or Aggravated Identity Theft.

Aggravated Identity Theft Attorneys in Waukegan, Illinois

Picking the best criminal defense lawyer to handle your Aggravated Identity Theft case can be a complicated decision. But with over fifty years of combined legal experience and wide-ranging trial work, you can be certain that by a selecting the Law Offices of Winer & Winer you have made the right choice. We are highly respected within the legal community and have a track record for vigorous advocacy for our clients. The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Winer & Winer are among the finest legal strategists and trial attorneys in Lake County, Illinois.

Working Tirelessly to Protect the Rights of the Accused

Put our expertise and experience to work for you on your case, just as we have done for thousands of completely satisfied clients.

Known for our experience. But remembered for our results.

Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews*

Went above and beyond. – 5.0 stars

“[Evan] Was very good in assisting me through a case, in which I was able to receive a very good plea deal that will in time leave no record on me.” ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

Exceptional Attorney – 5.0 stars

“David successfully argued our case, and even had the judge overturn the judge’s own previous ruling. The case went to a jury trial, the jury was out approximately 20 minutes and returned a unanimous ‘NOT GUILTY” verdict. David was extremely knowledgeable of the facts of the case and the law surrounding the case. We highly recommend David.” ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

* These clients were not necessarily charged with Aggravated Identity Theft. Nothing should be implied about the clients or charges by inclusion of these reviews here. The reviews only illustrate the attorney-client experience when working with the Law Offices of Winer & Winer.

Experienced Trial Attorneys

Experience matters. The lawyers at the Law Offices of Winer and Winer have decades of trial experience. We know the local prosecutors, law enforcement and judges. We are very familiar with all aspects of the local court system. Put our skill and knowledge to work for you. We are committed to helping you navigate the process to attain your best possible outcome. Set up your initial consultation right now so we can begin the process of assessing how good your prospects are for a favorable outcome in court, or at the negotiating table.

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Additional Crimes Related to Aggravated Identity Theft

The Criminal Defense Attorneys at the Law Office of Winer and Winer are you best choice to help you with Aggravated Identity Theft and other related crimes, for example:

  • Identity theft; aggravated identity theft, 720 ILCS 5/16-30
  • Transmission of personal identifying information, 720 ILCS 5/16-31
  • Facilitating identity theft, 720 ILCS 5/16-32

For more information about the above crimes see the Illinois Code for Identity Theft.

Click on the following links to learn more about a small sample of charges we defend for our clients at the Law Offices of Winer & Winer. Call our Criminal Defense Attorneys even f you are charged with a crime not listed below. We defend all felonies and misdemeanors.