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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.

Understanding a Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Role in a Domestic Battery Case

By |2023-02-28T20:28:54-06:00March 13th, 2023|Domestic Battery|

A criminal defense attorney is a legal professional who provides legal representation and guidance to individuals who have been accused of a crime. In the case of domestic battery, an attorney plays a crucial role in [...]

The Impact of a Domestic Battery Charge on Child Custody

By |2023-02-28T20:25:17-06:00March 6th, 2023|Divorce, Domestic Battery|

A domestic battery charge can have serious consequences, not just for the accused, but also for any children involved. If you're going through a divorce or child custody dispute and have been charged with domestic battery, [...]

How to Defend Against False Allegations of Domestic Battery in Illinois

By |2023-02-11T09:29:39-06:00February 27th, 2023|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

False allegations of domestic battery can have serious consequences, including jail time, fines, and a criminal record. If you're facing false domestic battery allegations, it's important to take them seriously and act quickly to protect your [...]

The Consequences of a Domestic Battery Conviction in Illinois

By |2023-02-11T09:28:01-06:00February 20th, 2023|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery is a serious crime in Illinois, and a conviction can have far-reaching consequences for the accused. These consequences can range from fines and imprisonment to a permanent criminal record, loss of employment, and damage [...]

What to Do if You’re Arrested for Domestic Battery

By |2023-02-11T09:26:18-06:00February 13th, 2023|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you've been arrested for domestic battery, it's important to understand what steps you need to take to protect yourself and your rights. In this article, we'll go over what domestic battery is, what happens after [...]

Understanding the Difference Between Domestic Battery and Aggravated Domestic Battery in Illinois

By |2023-02-06T19:59:54-06:00February 6th, 2023|Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery are two criminal charges that can be brought against individuals in Illinois who are accused of physically assaulting someone with whom they have a close relationship, such as a spouse [...]

Will You Be Charged With Domestic Battery if You’re in a Same-Sex Relationship?

By |2023-01-10T03:58:25-06:00January 30th, 2023|Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery is a serious crime in the state of Illinois. According to Illinois law, domestic battery can occur between two people who are living together or have an intimate relationship such as marriage, cohabitation, dating, [...]

How is Domestic Battery Different From Battery in Illinois?

By |2023-01-25T00:20:18-06:00January 23rd, 2023|Domestic Battery|

In Illinois, battery is defined as intentionally or knowingly causing bodily harm to another person. Domestic battery is a type of battery that occurs when the defendant and victim are family members, household members, or those [...]

What Happens if You Use Your Right to Remain Silent When Investigators Question You About Domestic Battery?

By |2023-01-10T02:02:12-06:00January 16th, 2023|Domestic Battery|

When you are questioned by police or other investigators about a domestic battery incident, you have the right to remain silent. This right is provided to you under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution, [...]

Domestic Battery Charges and Divorce: What if Your Ex Falsely Accuses You?

By |2023-01-10T01:59:01-06:00January 9th, 2023|Divorce, Domestic Battery|

If you're facing domestic battery charges and divorce (perhaps one because of the other), it's important to understand the legal implications. Domestic battery is a serious offense that can carry hefty punishments if convicted. In some [...]

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