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Public Nuisance Attorney in Chicago

The Right Public Nuisance Lawyer For You

Illinois has a number of laws in place condemning behavior that disturbs the general peace or interferes with law enforcement personnel. Committing an act that infringes upon the rights of a community can be punishable as a misdemeanor. Such a crime can take many forms. With this level of subjectivity, the knowledge and expertise of a Chicago public nuisance defense lawyer become all the more invaluable.

To learn more, contact The Law Office of Stephen F. Hall at (312) 757-8204.

Common Charges You May Be Facing

Generally, public nuisance can be defined as an act which:

  • Irritates or endangers the safety or comfort of a group of people
  • Offends public decency
  • Interferes with or renders dangerous a body of water, a public park, street, or highway
  • Threatens lives

Specific examples of this type of offense include:

  • Resisting Arrest –Knowingly resisting or obstructing a police officer, firefighter, or corrections officer who is attempting to do his or her duties
  • Disorderedly conduct – Disturbing the peace or causing undue alarm, including everything from making false bomb threats to peering through someone’s window
  • Public indecency – Exhibiting acts of lewdness such as showing obscene pictures, appearing naked in a public place, conspiring in prostitution, etc.

Possible Penalties If Convicted

If you’re found guilty of such a crime, you may face:

  • Jail time
  • Fines and fees
  • A criminal record
  • Effects on your immigration status, if not a citizen

A Chicago public nuisance attorney can help you understand your options for fighting the charges raised against you and moving forward. Together, we may be able to get the charge dismissed or reduced. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can get started.

The first step is arranging your free consultation. Get in touch now by calling us at (312) 757-8204.

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