Violating an Order of Protection Attorney

Are you facing charges for Violating an Order of Protection in Illinois?

Waukegan Criminal Defense AttorneysIf you have been detained or are facing criminal charges for Violating an Order of Protection, in Waukegan or Lake County, Illinois, then it is critical that you talk too an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

Besides your attorney, do not speak with anyone else concerning the issue, specifically the authorities, until you have sought advice from with a seasoned criminal lawyer 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 authorities. Instead, you should tactfully, 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.

Contact us right now 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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Violation of an Order of Protection (720 ILCS 5/12-3.9)

A person commits violation of an order of protection if:

(1) He or she knowingly commits an act which was prohibited by a court or fails to commit an act which was ordered by a court in violation of:
(i) a remedy in a valid order of protection authorized under paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (14), or (14.5) of subsection (b) of Section 214 of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986,
(ii) a remedy, which is substantially similar to the remedies authorized under paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (14) or (14.5) of subsection (b) of Section 214 of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, in a valid order of protection, which is authorized under the laws of another state, tribe or United States territory,
(iii) any other remedy when the act constitutes a crime against the protected parties as the term protected parties is defined in Section 112A-4 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963; and (2) Such violation occurs after the offender has been served notice of the contents of the order, pursuant to the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 or any substantially similar statute of another state, tribe or United States territory, or otherwise has acquired actual knowledge of the contents of the order.

Violation of an Order of Protection is a Class A misdemeanor. Violation of an Order of Protection can be elevated to a Class 4 felony depending on the facts and circumstances of 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 Violating an Order of Protection.

Violating an Order of Protection Defense Attorneys in Waukegan, Illinois

Selecting the top criminal defense attorney to handle your case can be a difficult choice. But with over 50 years of combined legal experience and wide-ranging trial work, you can be assured that by an opting for the Law Offices of Winer & Winer you have made the appropriate choice. We are highly respected within the legal community and have a reputation for intense advocacy for our clients. The criminal defense lawyers 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

Put our expertise and experience to work for you on your case, just as we have done for thousands of satisfied clients.
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Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews*

Very Grateful and Happy Client – 5.0 stars

Evan was an exceptional attorney. The second he took my order of protection case, my stress just melted away. Evan is concise, confident, and compelling in court. He obliterated the plaintiff’s accusations against me and proved my innocence quickly and effectively. I recommend Evan as well as his brother David, and his father Hal to anyone who needs a great criminal defense attorney. Thank you Evan for once again saving me. ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

Outstanding defense and outcome – 5.0 stars

David Winer did an excellent job representing me in court. I had never been in legal trouble and this was a first for me, but David Winer handled everything for me and got my case dismissed. I highly recommend him to others in need of legal assistance. ~ By a client, as written on the AVVO website.

* These clients were not necessarily charged with Violating an Order of Protection. 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.

Put an Experienced Trial Attorney on Your Team

Experience matters. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Winer and Winer have years of trial experience. We know the local prosecutors, law enforcement and judges. We are very knowledgeable 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 get your best possible outcome. Set up your initial consultation today so we can begin the process of assessing how good your prospects are for a positive conclusion in court, or at the negotiating table.

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Other Crimes Related to Violating an Order of Protection

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

  • Assault, 720 ILCS 5/12-1
  • Aggravated assault, 720 ILCS 5/12-2
  • Battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3
  • Aggravated battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.05
  • Battery of an unborn child; aggravated battery of an unborn child, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.1
  • Domestic battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.2
  • Aggravated domestic battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.3
  • Violation of an order of protection, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.4
  • Interfering with the reporting of domestic violence, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.5
  • Violation 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 Assault and Battery 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.