/Matt Fakhoury

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.

What is the Aggravated Domestic Battery Sentence in Illinois?

By |2019-09-06T00:51:50+00:00September 6th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery|

Aggravated domestic battery is a serious crime - and it's one that carries a harsh sentence if you're convicted. You always have the right to talk to an attorney about your case, so if you've been [...]

Domestic Battery and Jail Time: What You Need to Know

By |2019-07-23T17:32:10+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Domestic Battery|

If you're convicted of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, you could end up spending time in jail. Here's what you need to know about domestic battery and jail time. Domestic Battery and Jail Time Domestic [...]

Will a Domestic Battery Conviction Stay On Your Record Forever?

By |2019-07-16T15:24:32+00:00July 16th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're convicted of domestic battery, you'll have a permanent criminal record - one that you can't expunge or seal. Convictions for domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery don't "drop off" your criminal history, and you [...]

What’s the Difference Between Battery and Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2019-07-09T14:25:59+00:00July 9th, 2019|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, battery is a crime - but it's a different crime from domestic battery, which can only occur under certain circumstances. Here's what you need to know. What's the Difference Between Battery [...]

Can You Drop the Charges Against Your Spouse if He or She is Arrested for Domestic Battery?

By |2019-07-02T22:54:52+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Domestic Battery|

Picture this... in fact, the same situation (or a similar situation) may have happened to you. Your spouse or other family or household member and you got into a physical fight. Someone, like a friend or [...]

What to Do if You’re Served With an Order of Protection in Illinois

By |2019-06-25T22:03:11+00:00June 25th, 2019|Civil Order of Protection|

An order of protection is a court order, and it can stop you from doing the things you'd normally do every day. In many domestic battery cases, the person who's been accused of battery is the [...]