Criminal Trespass


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Attorneys Experienced With Criminal Trespass Charges

The legal team at Shifrin Law Group in Chicago has a solid reputation and years of successfully defending clients charged with criminal trespassing and other crimes. We offer the knowledgeable and results-driven representation you deserve.

Three Categories Of Criminal Trespass Charges

In Illinois, criminal trespass laws can be broken down into three categories:

Criminal trespass to real property

  • Occurs when a person knowingly enters a building or remains there without permission, uses false documents to enter or remain in a building or enters land being used or capable of being used for agricultural purposes.

Criminal trespass to a residence

  • Occurs when a person knowingly enters or remains within any residence where an individual resides or knowingly enters or remains within the residence of another and knows/should know that people are present.

Criminal trespass to vehicles

  • Occurs when a person knowingly enters or operates a vehicle, aircraft, watercraft or snowmobile without permission.

In most cases, criminal trespass is a misdemeanor offense but can also be considered a felony depending on the details of the case. It is in your best interest to work with an attorney who is skilled in defending criminal defense charges.

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If you have been charged with any form of criminal trespass, call us at 312-766-4223. You can also reach our team via our online contact form. Take the next step. Schedule a free consultation to discuss your options with an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney. Our founding attorney speaks fluent Russian, making us capable of serving you in either the English or Russian language.