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.

How Do You Pick Up or Drop Off Your Kids if Your Ex Has an Order of Protection Against You?

By |2024-04-16T17:52:04-05:00June 10th, 2024|Civil Order of Protection|

Dealing with child custody can be challenging, especially when an order of protection is involved. Understanding how to navigate these situations while respecting legal boundaries is essential for the wellbeing of all parties, especially the children. [...]

Can You Talk to the Person Who Filed an Order of Protection Against You?

By |2024-04-16T17:47:55-05:00June 3rd, 2024|Civil Order of Protection|

Facing a charge of domestic battery or being under an order of protection can be a challenging and confusing time. Understanding your legal rights and restrictions is crucial in these situations. Can You Talk to the [...]

What is Attorney-Client Privilege in Domestic Battery Cases?

By |2024-04-16T17:43:15-05:00May 27th, 2024|Domestic Battery|

Navigating a domestic battery case involves not only understanding the charges but also recognizing the critical aspects of your relationship with your defense attorney. One key element is the attorney-client privilege, a fundamental component that protects [...]

Can You Be Honest With Your Lawyer in a Domestic Battery Case?

By |2024-04-16T17:39:06-05:00May 20th, 2024|Domestic Battery|

Facing charges of domestic battery can be an overwhelming experience, filled with uncertainty and concern about the future. In such situations, the guidance of a skilled attorney becomes invaluable. This guide is designed to help you [...]

The Long-Term Effects Domestic Battery Conviction Has on Your Life

By |2024-04-16T17:35:02-05:00May 13th, 2024|Domestic Battery|

A conviction for domestic battery can have lasting impacts on various aspects of your life. Understanding these effects is important for anyone facing such charges. The Long-Term Effects Domestic Battery Conviction Has on Your Life This [...]

The Crucial Role Evidence Plays in Domestic Battery Cases

By |2024-03-19T18:22:55-05:00April 29th, 2024|False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

When facing a domestic battery charge, the evidence can significantly influence the case's outcome. Understanding its role is key to building a strong defense. The Crucial Role Evidence Plays in Domestic Battery Cases This guide focuses [...]

Strategies for Defending Against False Accusations of Domestic Battery

By |2024-03-19T18:18:38-05:00April 22nd, 2024|Domestic Battery|

False accusations of domestic battery can have serious consequences. Understanding how to defend against these allegations is crucial for safeguarding your rights and reputation. Strategies for Defending Against False Accusations of Domestic Battery This guide outlines [...]

Understanding the Legal Nuances of Aggravated Domestic Battery in Illinois

By |2024-03-19T18:13:51-05:00April 15th, 2024|Aggravated Domestic Battery|

Facing charges of aggravated domestic battery in Illinois is a stressful experience. Understanding the legal nuances of these charges is crucial for anyone in this situation. Understanding the Legal Nuances of Aggravated Domestic Battery in Illinois [...]

Can You Plead Not Guilty to Aggravated Domestic Battery?

By |2024-03-19T18:08:07-05:00April 8th, 2024|Aggravated Domestic Battery|

Facing charges of aggravated domestic battery can be overwhelming, but understanding your legal options, including the plea of not guilty, is crucial. Can You Plead Not Guilty to Aggravated Domestic Battery? For those accused of aggravated [...]

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