Criminal Sexual Abuse Attorney

Are you facing Criminal Sexual Abuse charges in Illinois?

Criminal Defense Attorneys - DUI Lawyers - Juvenile LawyersIf you have recently been arrested or are facing allegations of Criminal Sexual Abuse (720 ILCS 5/11-1.50) then it is important you speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer immediately.

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

At the Law Offices of Winer & Winer, we have years of experience, familiarity with the local courts and law enforcement, and the knowledge to assist you.  Contact us today to learn how our criminal defense attorneys can guard your rights and work toward the best possible outcome in your case.

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Criminal Sexual Abuse (720 ILCS 5/11-1.50)

In Illinois, Criminal Sexual Abuse generally refers to sexual activity that stops short of penetration (oral, vaginal, or anal), but involves threats or some sort of forceful touching. It is also considered Criminal Sexual Abuse when the person being accused or charged is a minor who engaged in any sort of sexual activity with another minor.

Criminal Sexual Abuse is a serious crime which can carry significant penalties, including prison time. Depending on the age of the alleged victim and the accused, facts surrounding the case, and presence of aggravating circumstances, a conviction can range from a Class A misdemeanor, to a Class 2 or Class 4 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 Criminal Sexual Abuse.

Criminal Sexual Abuse Defense Attorneys in Waukegan, Illinois

Choosing the most effective criminal defense lawyer to take care of your Criminal Sexual Abuse case can be a tough decision. But with over fifty years of combined legal experience and extensive trial work, you can be confident 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 reputation for intense advocacy for our clients. The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Winer & Winer are among the best legal strategists and trial attorneys in Lake County, Illinois.

Working Tirelessly to Protect the Rights of the Accused

Let the criminal defense attorneys at the Law Office of Winer and Winer put their knowledge and experience to work for you, just as we have for 1000s of satisfied clients.

Known for our experience. But remembered for our results.

Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews*

Highly Satisified – 5.0 stars

We would highly recommend David Winer if in the need of legal expertise and service. He is a true professional and we appreciate everything he has done for our family. ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

One of the BEST lawyers in Lake/Cook counties in Illinois! – 5.0 stars

Mr. Winer has helped me in amazing ways. He is professional, never judgemental, and overall extremely experienced at what he does. I would recommend him to anyone who needed sound legal counsil. ~ By Anonymous on the AVVO website

* These clients were not necessarily charged with Criminal Sexual Abuse. 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 expertise. We know the local prosecutors, law enforcement and judges. We are deeply familiar with all elements of the local court system. Put our experience and knowledge to work for you. We are committed to assisting 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 positive end result in court, or at the negotiating table.

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Other Crimes Related to Criminal Sexual Abuse

The Criminal Defense Attorneys at the Law Office of Winer and Winer are you best choice to help you with Criminal Sexual Assault and other Major Sex Offenses or Vulnerable Victim Offenses, for example:


  • Criminal Sexual Assault, 720 ILCS 5/11-1.20
  • Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault, 720 ILCS 5/11-1.30
  • Predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, 720 ILCS 5/11-1.40
  • Criminal sexual abuse, 720 ILCS 5/11-1.50
  • Aggravated criminal sexual abuse, 720 ILCS 5/11-1.60
  • Indecent solicitation of a child, 720 ILCS 5/11-6
  • Indecent solicitation of an adult, 720 ILCS 5/11-6.5
  • Solicitation to meet a child, 720 ILCS 5/11-6.6


  • Sexual exploitation of a child, 720 ILCS 5/11-9.1
  • Permitting sexual abuse of a child, 720 ILCS 5/11-9.1A
  • Failure to report sexual abuse of a child, 720 ILCS 5/11-9.1B
  • Custodial sexual misconduct, 720 ILCS 5/11-9.2
  • Presence within school zone by child sex offenders prohibited; approaching, contacting, residing with, or communicating with a child within certain places by child sex offenders prohibited, 720 ILCS 5/11-9.3
  • Sexual predator and child sex offender; presence or loitering in or near public parks prohibited, 720 ILCS 5/11-9.4-1
  • Sexual misconduct with a person with a disability, 720 ILCS 5/11-9.5
  • Sexual Relations Within Families, 720 ILCS 5/11-11

For more information about the above crimes see the Illinois Code for Criminal Sexual Abuse online.

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.