IL defense lawyerViolating a protection order – even a civil protection order – is a criminal offense. Whether or not you were criminally charged with domestic violence, a protection order has the force of law. Violating the terms of a protection order can lead to jail time. If you were charged with domestic violence or assault against the protected party, a violation of the protection order is probably also a violation of your probation or pre-trial release. You must read the order carefully and strictly follow its terms. If you have been accused of violating a protection order in Illinois, it is important to immediately seek the advice of an experienced Rolling Meadows, IL criminal defense lawyer

Actions That May Violate Your Protection Order 

It can be very easy to violate a protection order without meaning to. Actions that might lead to an arrest for a protection order violation include: