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.

Can You Plead Not Guilty to a Domestic Battery Charge in Chicago?

By |2020-12-18T00:16:52+00:00December 7th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

First things first: If you’ve been accused of a physical crime involving a family or household member, you need to talk to a domestic battery lawyer in Chicago who can help you. When you’re accused of [...]

Can a Domestic Battery Case Be Dismissed in Chicago?

By |2020-12-18T00:16:33+00:00November 30th, 2020|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 [...]

What to Do if You’re Charged With Domestic Battery in Skokie

By |2020-11-16T09:24:13+00:00November 16th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Skokie|

If you're like most people charged with domestic battery, you know that it's serious - and that you could end up spending time in jail. Even if you're not guilty, there's a chance that the court [...]

Can My Spouse Drop Domestic Battery Charges Against Me?

By |2020-10-28T01:22:27+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Domestic Battery|

If you're facing domestic battery charges in Chicago, Skokie, Rolling Meadows or elsewhere in Illinois, you probably have a lot of questions. One of the most common questions we hear is "Can my spouse drop domestic [...]

Domestic Violence Charges in Illinois: What You Need to Know

By |2020-10-27T07:20:26+00:00October 26th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Civil Order of Protection, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people facing domestic violence charges - which are technically called domestic battery charges in Illinois - you probably have a lot of questions. First things first: You are always welcome to call [...]

Can Domestic Battery Charges Be Dropped in Illinois?

By |2020-09-29T00:49:25+00:00October 5th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Can domestic battery charges be dropped in Illinois? The short answer, if you're asking whether the alleged victim can "drop" the charges against you, is no. The alleged victim cannot choose to drop charges after the [...]

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