Bloomington DUI

Attorney John G. Prior Jr. has extensive experience trying cases both in Western and Central Illinois.
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Criminal Offenses

Bloomington, IL

Criminal Attorney

Unlawful Restraint

Definition of Unlawful Restraint. In Illinois, a person commits the offense of unlawful restraint when he knowingly without legal authority detains another. 720 ILCS 5/10-3.

Sentencing - Unlawful restraint is a Class 4 felony punishable by a prison term of between 1 to 3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, up to a fine of $25,000, a 1 year term of mandatory supervised release after prison and/or up to 30 months of probation or conditional discharge. If a defendant is extended term eligible, he may be sentenced to a prison term of between 3 to 6 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

In all criminal matters it is recommended that you seek professional legal assistance to protect your constitutional rights. Attorney John G. Prior Jr. has experience in trying unlawful restraint cases, can give legal advice, assist you with your case and ensure that your constitutional rights are protected.

If you or a loved one have been charged with unlawful restraint that allegedly occurred within Peoria County, Sangaman County, or within any of the other of the counties in Central Illinois, please contact The Prior Law Firm and set up your free consultation.


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Areas We Serve

Located in Bloomington, IL, The Prior Law Firm serves the criminal law needs of the following areas: