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Domestic Violence Allegations During Divorce

By | 2018-01-09T03:23:01+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you’re going through a divorce – particularly one that involves some type of custody dispute – you could end up facing false allegations of domestic violence. While it’s extremely unfortunate that an ex-spouse or ex-partner [...]

Family Members and Household Members in Domestic Violence Cases

By | 2017-12-27T13:01:47+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery only apply to family or household members in the state of Illinois, but who counts as a family member or household member? Family Members in Domestic Battery Cases in Illinois [...]

What to Tell Your Domestic Battery Defense Lawyer

By | 2017-11-14T18:01:27+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Being falsely accused of domestic battery is incredibly serious – and if you’re convicted, you could spend time in jail. (Things could get even worse if you’re accused of aggravated domestic battery.) For most people, it [...]

Blood-Related Family Members and Domestic Battery

By | 2017-10-17T17:46:43+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Domestic Battery|

If you’re involved in a battery incident with a blood-related family member, you could be found guilty of domestic battery. Domestic Battery and Blood-Related Family Members In order for prosecutors to accuse you of domestic battery, [...]

What is the Penalty for Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By | 2017-10-03T14:20:50+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you’re convicted of domestic battery in Illinois, you’re looking at some serious penalties – even if it’s your first offense. Domestic Battery Overview There are actually two classifications for this type of crime in Illinois: [...]

What is Criminal Domestic Violence?

By | 2017-09-19T14:44:41+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Criminal domestic violence is an umbrella term that covers domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery. Both of those crimes can lead to an order of protection against you, jail time, and other serious penalties. What is [...]

What to Talk About During Your Free Consultation With a Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

By | 2017-09-05T14:59:39+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Civil Order of Protection, Domestic Battery|

When you’re accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery—or when someone takes out an order of protection against you—you need to talk to a domestic violence defense lawyer as soon as possible. That’s true whether [...]

Can a Domestic Battery Case Be Dismissed in Chicago?

By | 2017-08-21T13:24:21+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Domestic Battery|

If you’re accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, you need to know that there are several possible outcomes for your case. The court could find you guilty, determine that you’re not guilty, or dismiss [...]