Aggravated Robbery Attorney

Are you facing charges for Robbery or Aggravated Robbery in Lake County, Illinois?

Waukegan Criminal Defense AttorneysIf you have recently been arrested, or are facing criminal charges, for Robbery or Aggravated Robbery (720 ILCS 5/18-1), in Waukegan or Lake County, Illinois, then it is critical that you speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Except for your attorney, do not talk with anyone else concerning the situation, especially the police, until you have consulted with an experienced criminal attorney like those at the Law Offices of Winer & Winer. Your silence is almost always your best choice when you are facing criminal charges. You are under no obligation to speak to the authorities. Rather, 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.

Call us today to discover how our criminal defense attorneys can safeguard your rights and work toward the best achievable result in your case.

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Robbery or Aggravated Robbery (720 ILCS 5/18-1)

A person commits Robbery when he or she knowingly takes property, except a motor vehicle covered by Section 18-3 or 18-4, from the person or presence of another by the use of force or by threatening the imminent use of force.

A person commits Aggravated Robbery when he or she violates subsection (a) while indicating verbally or by his or her actions to the victim that he or she is presently armed with a firearm or other dangerous weapon, including a knife, club, ax, or bludgeon. This offense shall be applicable even though it is later determined that he or she had no firearm or other dangerous weapon, including a knife, club, ax, or bludgeon, in his or her possession when he or she committed the robbery.

A person commits aggravated robbery when he or she knowingly takes property from the person or presence of another by delivering (by injection, inhalation, ingestion, transfer of possession, or any other means) to the victim without his or her consent, or by threat or deception, and for other than medical purposes, any controlled substance.

Robbery is a Class 2 felony, unless the victim is 60 years of age or over or is a person with a physical disability, or the robbery is committed in a school, day care center, day care home, group day care home, or part day childcare facility, or place of worship, in which case robbery is a Class 1 felony. Aggravated robbery is a Class 1 felony.

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 Robbery or Aggravated Robbery.

Robbery or Aggravated Robbery Defense Attorneys in Waukegan, Illinois

Selecting the most effective criminal defense lawyer to take care of your Robbery charges can be a complicated choice. But with over fifty years of combined legal experience and wide-ranging trial work, you can be confident that by an opting for the Law Offices of Winer & Winer you have made the right choice. We are very respected within the legal community and have a track record for intense advocacy for our clients. The criminal defense lawyers 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.
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Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews*

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“This is the second time I have been represented by Evan J Winer. He most definitely deserves a 5 star review. Talk about a good lawyer.” ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

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“David winer handled everything for me promptly and professionally and I would highly recommend him to anyone. He is an excellent lawyer”. ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website. 

* These clients were not necessarily charged with Robbery or Aggravated Robbery. 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 attorneys at the Law Offices of Winer and Winer have decades of trial experience. We know the local prosecutors, law enforcement and judges. We are deeply familiar with all elements of the local court system. Put our expertise and knowledge to work for you. We are committed to assisting you get through 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 chances are for a favorable end result in court, or at the negotiating table.

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Other Crimes Related to Robbery or Aggravated Robbery

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

  • Robbery; aggravated robbery, 720 ILCS 5/18-1
  • Armed robbery, 720 ILCS 5/18-2
  • Vehicular hijacking, 720 ILCS 5/18-3
  • Aggravated vehicular hijacking, 20 ILCS 5/18-4
  • Vehicular invasion, 720 ILCS 5/18-6Violation of a civil no contact order, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.8
  • Violation of a stalking no contact order, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.9

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

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.