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 if Your Spouse Lies to Police About Domestic Battery?

By |2022-05-07T00:09:44+00:00May 16th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you know that domestic battery often results in a lot of “he-said, she-said.” But what if your spouse lies to police? What if Your Spouse Lies to Police About Domestic Battery? [...]

Can You Lose Your Kids Over a Domestic Battery Conviction?

By |2022-05-07T00:01:04+00:00May 9th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

Is it possible for the state of Illinois to take away your children based on a domestic battery conviction? This guide explains. Can You Lose Your Kids Over a Domestic Battery Conviction? It is possible for [...]

Can Minors Be Charged With Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2022-05-02T10:54:29+00:00May 2nd, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you know that the state of Illinois is serious when it comes to domestic battery charges. But can minors be charged with domestic battery offenses? This guide explains. Can Minors Be [...]

Mandatory Sentencing for Aggravated Domestic Battery

By |2022-04-05T01:22:30+00:00April 25th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

What's the minimum mandatory sentence for aggravated domestic battery in Illinois? This guide explains. Mandatory Sentencing for Aggravated Domestic Battery In the state of Illinois, aggravated domestic battery is at least a Class 2 felony. The [...]

Do You Have to Prove Your Innocence in a Domestic Battery Case?

By |2022-03-29T07:55:50+00:00April 18th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you've been accused of domestic battery, how do you show the court that you're innocent? You don't. This guide explains. Do You Have to Prove Your Innocence in a Domestic Battery Case? When the state [...]

What is the Illinois Domestic Violence Act?

By |2022-03-29T07:46:55+00:00April 4th, 2022|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

What is the Illinois Domestic Violence Act? Here’s what you need to know about this legislation. What is the Illinois Domestic Violence Act? The Illinois Domestic Violence Act Is in place to prevent the crime of [...]

What to Do if Someone Lies to Police About You Committing Domestic Battery

By |2022-03-12T23:43:37+00:00March 28th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

Unfortunately, sometimes people make up stories to get other people in trouble. That's true from kindergarten to adulthood. But what about instances that have very real, and even terrifying, consequences? What should you do if someone [...]

What is the Penalty for Choking Someone During a Domestic Battery Offense?

By |2022-03-12T23:36:46+00:00March 21st, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery is a serious crime in the state of Illinois, and it's one that could put you behind bars for a significant amount of time. Even more serious, the crime of aggravated domestic battery carries [...]

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