Orders of Protection
If you are the subject of an Order of Protection in connection with an accusation of domestic battery/domestic violence, it is important to get help quickly from an experienced Chicago criminal defense lawyer. An experienced defense attorney familiar with such orders from the firm of the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege will investigate the incident, and the personnel in the incident and any other witnesses, and gather documents such as, statements, medical records, police reports, and arrest records for the purpose of defending you to the fullest. The firm also serves the areas of Cicero, Berwyn and Evanston.
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An accuser may obtain an emergency Order of Protection which will be effective for 14 to 21 days. The Plenary Order of Protection is ordered by the court after a full hearing with the accused and the accuser present and may be effective up to 2 years. When an individual is the victim of abuse in the home an Order of Protection provides much needed security. Not infrequently, in cases of divorce or in other matters of contest, one party purely out of emotional heat or malice may wrongly accuse another of domestic violence. Because of the potential of serious long-term consequences of such an order, the accused is strongly advised to contact a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer from the firm to effectively investigate the incident and surrounding events which the accuser is using a basis for such an order.
The legal team at the firm has long experience and expertise in dissecting police reports, medical reports, and witness statements. Contact the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege for a free and confidential consultation with a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who is dedicated to fighting on behalf of clients accused of domestic battery or domestic violence, or are facing an order of protection for any reason. It is an urgent matter to act quickly if you have been served such an order.
Contact a Chicago criminal defense attorney from Chicago the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege to defend you in with regard to an order of protection.