Disorderly Conduct Attorney

Are you facing Disorderly Conduct charges in Illinois?

Criminal Defense Attorneys - DUI Lawyers - Juvenile LawyersIf you have recently been arrested or are facing criminal charges for Disorderly Conduct (720 ILCS 5/26-1), 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 lawyer, do not speak to anyone else concerning the issue, especially 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 nearly always your recommended option when you are going up against criminal charges. You are under no obligation to speak to the authorities. Rather, you should politely, but firmly, refuse to do so without your attorney 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.

Call us today to learn how our criminal defense attorneys can shield your rights and work toward the best possible outcome in your case.

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Disorderly Conduct (720 ILCS 5/26-1)

There are many circumstances in which a charge of Disorderly Conduct may be made. For example:

A person commits disorderly conduct when he or she knowingly:

(1) Does any act in such unreasonable manner as to alarm or disturb another and to provoke a breach of the peace;

(2) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to the fire department of any city, town, village or fire protection district a false alarm of fire, knowing at the time of the transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that the fire exists;

(3) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to another a false alarm to the effect that a bomb or other explosive of any nature or a container holding poison gas, a deadly biological or chemical contaminant, or radioactive substance is concealed in a place where its explosion or release would endanger human life, knowing at the time of the transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that the bomb, explosive or a container holding poison gas, a deadly biological or chemical contaminant, or radioactive substance is concealed in the place;

(3.5) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner a threat of destruction of a school building or school property, or a threat of violence, death, or bodily harm directed against persons at a school, school function, or school event, whether or not school is in session;

(4) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to any peace officer, public officer or public employee a report to the effect that an offense will be committed, is being committed, or has been committed, knowing at the time of the transmission that there is no reasonable ground for believing that the offense will be committed, is being committed, or has been committed;

(5) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner a false report to any public safety agency without the reasonable grounds necessary to believe that transmitting the report is necessary for the safety and welfare of the public; or

(6) Calls the number “911” or transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to a public safety agency for the purpose of making or transmitting a false alarm or complaint and reporting information when, at the time the call or transmission is made, the person knows there is no reasonable ground for making the call or transmission and further knows that the call or transmission could result in the emergency response of any public safety agency;

(7) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner a false report to the Department of Children and Family Services under Section 4 of the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act;

(8) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner a false report to the Department of Public Health under the Nursing Home Care Act, the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013, the ID/DD Community Care Act, or the MC/DD Act;

(9) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner to the police department or fire department of any municipality or fire protection district, or any privately owned and operated ambulance service, a false request for an ambulance, emergency medical technician-ambulance or emergency medical technician-paramedic knowing at the time there is no reasonable ground for believing that the assistance is required;

(10) Transmits or causes to be transmitted in any manner a false report under Article II of Public Act 83-1432;

(11) Enters upon the property of another and for a lewd or unlawful purpose deliberately looks into a dwelling on the property through any window or other opening in it; or

(12) While acting as a collection agency as defined in the Collection Agency Act or as an employee of the collection agency, and while attempting to collect an alleged debt, makes a telephone call to the alleged debtor which is designed to harass, annoy or intimidate the alleged debtor.

A conviction will result in a sentence that is determined by the facts and circumstances surrounding your case. For more information see the Illinois Code for Disorderly Conduct.

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 Disorderly Conduct.

Disorderly Conduct Defense Attorneys in Waukegan, Illinois

Selecting the top criminal defense attorney to handle your Disorderly Conduct case can be a difficult decision. But with over fifty years of combined legal experience and wide-ranging trial work, you can be sure 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 reputation for intense 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

Let the best criminal defense attorneys in Waukegan, Illinois at the Law Office of Winer & Winer put their knowledge and experience to work for you, just as we have for thousands of satisfied clients.

Known for our experience. But remembered for our results.

Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews*

Ms C – 5.0 stars

“Mr Winer was always answering our questions and addressing our concerns. He was honest about our case and worked with the prosecutor to solve the case in a timely and beneficial way for us. By far We would recommend Mr Winer to anyone needing the best lawyer in Lake County!!! Thanks Mr. Winer for your help in solving our case!!!” ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

GREAT WORK! – 5.0 stars

“MR. DAVID WINER AND THE WINERS ARE AWSOME LAWYERS! THEY REALLY KNOW HOW TO DO TGEIR JOB! I WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND HIM TO EVERYONE I KNOW THAT NEEDS A LAWYERS HELP! IF IM IN NEED I WILL BE USING THIS LAW FIRM AGAIN!” ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

* These clients were not necessarily charged with Disorderly Conduct. 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 deeply familiar with all aspects of the local court system. Put our expertise and knowledge to work for you. We are committed to helping you get through the process to get your greatest possible end result. Set up your initial consultation right now so we can start the process of assessing how good your prospects are for an advantageous conclusion in court, or at the negotiating table.

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Other Crimes Related to Disorderly Conduct

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

  • Disorderly conduct, 720 ILCS 5/26-1
  • False report of theft and other losses, 720 ILCS 5/26-1.1
  • Interference with emergency communication, 720 ILCS 5/26-2
  • Use of a facsimile machine in unsolicited advertising or fund-raising, 720 ILCS 5/26-3
  • Unauthorized video recording and live video transmission, 720 ILCS 5/26-4
  • Consumer communications privacy, 720 ILCS 5/26-4.5
  • Disorderly conduct at a funeral or memorial service, 720 ILCS 5/26-6
  • Disorderly conduct with a laser or laser pointer, 720 ILCS 5/26-7

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

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