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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.

The Two Types of Domestic Battery in Illinois

By |2019-06-11T13:45:56+00:00June 11th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery in Illinois is a serious crime - and it's one that, if you're convicted, can land you in prison. Here's what you need to know about the two main types of domestic battery under [...]

Should You Tell Police You’re Innocent When You’re Accused of Domestic Battery?

By |2019-06-04T23:11:33+00:00June 4th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you know that being arrested for domestic battery is very serious - but can't you just explain your situation to the police if you're innocent? Here's what you need to know. [...]

What if Police Arrest You for Domestic Violence in Skokie?

By |2019-06-04T22:32:44+00:00May 28th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Being arrested for domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery is scary - especially if you've never been arrested before and you don't know what to expect. Here's what you need to know if you're arrested on [...]

What NOT to Do if You’re Arrested for Domestic Battery in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows

By |2019-06-04T22:32:59+00:00May 21st, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're arrested for domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, the best thing you can do is wait out the storm and call your attorney - but in the meantime, you absolutely have to avoid making [...]

How Much Should You Tell Your Lawyer if You’re Accused of Domestic Battery?

By |2019-06-04T22:33:09+00:00May 7th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you've been accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, you'll probably want to talk to a domestic violence defense lawyer in Chicago as soon as possible - but how much should you tell him, [...]

Domestic Battery Charges in Chicago: How Does It All Work?

By |2019-06-04T22:33:16+00:00April 30th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

  If you’re accused of domestic battery in Chicago, you may be arrested and taken to court, where a judge will read your charges and ask you whether you want to plead innocent or guilty. But [...]

Do You Need a Lawyer if You’re Innocent of Domestic Battery Charges?

By |2019-06-04T22:33:23+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

When your spouse or significant other accuses you of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery but you never did anything wrong, it’s scary – you know you could end up in jail for a crime you [...]

Domestic Violence Orders of Protection: What You Need to Know

By |2019-06-04T22:33:31+00:00April 16th, 2019|Civil Order of Protection, Domestic Violence|

If someone has gotten a domestic violence order of protection against you, you may want to talk to an attorney – an order of protection can seriously limit the things you’re allowed to do, as well [...]

What if Your Spouse Lies About Domestic Battery?

By |2019-06-04T22:33:39+00:00April 9th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Unfortunately, it's fairly common for one spouse to accuse the other of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery. Sometimes this happens in the course of a divorce or custody battle, or it can happen when one [...]

Is it Possible to Win a Domestic Battery Case?

By |2019-06-04T22:33:46+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you’re like most people accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, you know that you could use a lawyer’s help. Anyone who’s accused of committing a crime in the U.S. has the right to [...]