About Matt Fakhoury

Attorney Matt Fakhoury is a former prosecutor, an adjunct professor at DePaul University and a criminal defense attorney working in Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows and nearby communities.

When Does an Argument Become Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-10-19T04:01:58+00:00October 18th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you're aware that a run-of-the-mill argument can quickly turn into a domestic battery incident - but when is the line crossed? This guide explains when an argument turns into a domestic [...]

What is the Maximum Punishment for Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-10-05T11:28:05+00:00October 5th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, you can go to prison if you commit the crime of domestic violence. But what's the maximum punishment for domestic battery in Illinois, and what will happen to you if you're [...]

Can You Get Into Trouble for Domestic Battery With an Ex-Spouse?

By |2021-09-21T07:14:32+00:00September 27th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you’re like many people, you don’t have the best relationship with your ex-spouse – but do ex-spouses count when it comes to domestic battery charges in Illinois? This guide explains.  Can You Get Into Trouble [...]

Is Fighting With Your Sibling Domestic Battery?

By |2021-09-03T21:55:18+00:00September 6th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

It’s completely understandable when family members fight – it happens from time to time. But is fighting with your sibling considered domestic battery? Here’s what you need to know. Is Fighting With Your Sibling Domestic Battery? [...]

Can You Be Charged With Domestic Battery for Fighting Your Roommate?

By |2021-08-01T04:31:05+00:00August 30th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, there are very specific relationships that determine whether a fight is battery or domestic battery – and in the case of a fight with a roommate, you can be charged with [...]

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