DuPage County Disorderly Conduct Defense Lawyer
Criminal Misdemeanor Attorney Serving Oak Brook and Wheaton Illinois
If you have been charged with disorderly conduct, you might not know what that means. Disorderly conduct describes when someone disturbs the peace, engages in unreasonable conduct that disturbs or alarms others, or falsely uses public services. , When a person is charged with disorderly conduct, he or she may also be charged with resisting arrest. Both charges have a lasting effect on your permanent record if you are convicted.
Attorney Clarissa R. E. Myers has the tenacity and experience to defend clients charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. She takes an aggressive defense approach to each case and will work with you to get the best outcome for you. Ms. Myers gives each client trusted legal advice and will be your voice in court. Se habla español.
Disorderly Conduct in Illinois
Disorderly conduct can include different types of behaviors an officer determines is disruptive to the public or others. These can include charges of filing false claims with the police or fire department, public intoxication, protesting unlawfully, or any other acts officers believe are disturbing to others.
Charges for Allegedly Resisting Arrest
Resisting arrest in Illinois can include, but is not limited to, charges of obstructing an officer trying to make an arrest, physically or verbally abusing an officer while they are doing their job, or running away from officers. If the officer making the arrest, or another officer at the scene of the incident, believes you are being violent or non-compliant, they can charge you with resisting arrest, in addition to other charges.
Fighting a Disorderly Conduct or Resisting Arrest Charge
Disorderly conduct and resisting arrest charges are each classified as criminal misdemeanor charges. The specific situation you are involved in will determine what type of misdemeanor you are charged with, but any conviction will affect your permanent record no matter which class of misdemeanor you are charged with if convicted. The conviction will go on your permanent record and you will need to explain to future potential employers, schools, housing, or assistance organizations why you have a misdemeanor conviction on your record. The negative effect is especially bad in the case of resisting arrest, where there is no court supervision available. If you plead guilty or are found guilty, the Judge must impose a conviction.
Even if you are charged with a disorderly conduct or resisting arrest and not convicted, the charge and arrest will stay on your permanent record. The charge and arrest does not automatically get dropped and you will need to have it expunged from your record. Ms. Myers is experienced in defending clients charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in DuPage County. She gives trusted legal advice, speaks Spanish, and will work hard for you toward the best resolution.
If you have been charged with disorderly conduct or resisting arrest, contact Myers Law LLC at 844-9-THE-LAW (844-984-3529844-984-3529) today for a free 15 minute phone consultation. Myers Law LLC is located in Oak Brook and serves clients in Oakbrook Terrace, Addison, Glendale Heights, Aurora, Lombard, Elmhurst, Wheaton, and surrounding areas. Se habla español.