Attorney for Charges of Intimidation

Are you facing charges of Intimidation in Illinois?

Waukegan Criminal Defense AttorneysIf you have recently been arrested or are facing criminal charges for Intimidation (720 ILCS 5/12-6), in Waukegan or 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 to anyone else concerning the issue, especially the authorities, until you have consulted with a seasoned criminal attorney like those at the Law Offices of Winer & Winer. Your silence is virtually always your best option when you are coping with criminal charges. You are under no obligation to talk to the authorities. Rather, you should tactfully, 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 find out how our criminal defense attorneys can guard your rights and work toward the best possible outcome in your case.

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Intimidation (720 ILCS 5/12-6)

In Illinois, a person commits intimidation when, with intent to cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act, he or she communicates to another, directly or indirectly by any means, a threat to perform without lawful authority any of the following acts:
(1) Inflict physical harm on the person threatened or any other person or on property; or
(2) Subject any person to physical confinement or restraint; or
(3) Commit a felony or Class A misdemeanor; or
(4) Accuse any person of an offense; or
(5) Expose any person to hatred, contempt or ridicule; or
(6) Take action as a public official against anyone or anything, or withhold official action, or cause such action or withholding; or
(7) Bring about or continue a strike, boycott or other collective action.

Intimidation is a Class 3 felony. Intimidation can be elevated to Aggravated Intimidation depending on the facts and circumstances surrounding your case.

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 Intimidation.

Intimidation Attorney in Waukegan, Illinois

Selecting the most effective criminal defense lawyer to handle your Intimidation case can be a difficult choice. But with over fifty years of combined legal experience and wide-ranging trial work, you can be certain that by a choosing the Law Offices of Winer & Winer you have made the right choice. We are extremely 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 most outstanding 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 satisfied clients.

Known for our experience. But remembered for our results.

Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews*

Great job – 5.0 stars

“Dave was very responsive to my problem and he always returns my calls the same day. He knows the laws and will get you the very best results. I felt like I had a true advocate that cared. Thanks Dave!” ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

Gets it done. – 5.0 stars

“Evan was optimistic from the start of my case. He got me a decent deal and kept me out of jail. Is services for much appreciated”. ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

* These clients were not necessarily charged with Intimidation. 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 years of trial expertise. We know the local prosecutors, law enforcement and judges. We are deeply familiar with all elements of the local court system. Put our skill and knowledge to work for you. We are committed to helping you get through the process to reach your best possible end result. Set up your initial consultation today so we can start the process of assessing how good your prospects are for a favorable result in court, or at the negotiating table.

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Other Crimes Related to Assault and Battery

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

  • Intimidation, 720 ILCS 5/12-6
  • Aggravated intimidation, 720 ILCS 5/12-6.2
  • Criminal street gang recruitment on school grounds or public property adjacent to school grounds and criminal street gang recruitment of a minor, 720 ILCS 5/12-6.4
  • Compelling organization membership of persons, 720 ILCS 5/12-6.5
  • Compelling confession or information by force or threat, 720 ILCS 5/12-7
  • Hate crime, 720 ILCS 5/12-7.1
  • Educational intimidation, 720 ILCS 5/12-7.2
  • Stalking, 720 ILCS 5/12-7.3
  • Aggravated stalking, 720 ILCS 5/12-7.4
  • Cyberstalking, 720 ILCS 5/12-7.5
  • Cross burning, 720 ILCS 5/12-7.6
  • Threatening public officials; human service providers, 720 ILCS 5/12-9

For more information about the above crimes see the Illinois Code for Bodily Harm – Intimidation.

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.