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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.

Can You Get a Domestic Battery Charge for Fighting Your Son?

By |2020-03-27T16:32:14+00:00March 10th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

Can you get a domestic battery charge for fighting your son? Unfortunately, it happens - sometimes parents and their kids get into physical altercations. But could it lead to a criminal charge for you? Here's what [...]

Is Throwing Something at Your Husband Domestic Battery?

By |2020-03-26T21:44:46+00:00February 24th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

Is throwing something at your husband domestic battery? If you're like many people, you've been in an argument with your spouse. Maybe you've even gotten a little physical - or maybe you've picked up a dish, [...]

First-Time Domestic Battery in Illinois: Will You Still Go to Jail?

By |2020-02-05T18:58:49+00:00February 5th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

When you're charged with first-time domestic battery in Illinois, it's really just a domestic battery charge - there's no specific charge for "first-time domestic battery." However, the fact that this is your first charge could affect [...]

Can I Drop Domestic Battery Charges?

By |2019-11-13T18:36:41+00:00November 13th, 2019|Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people whose spouse, significant other or family member has been arrested for domestic battery in Illinois, you're wondering, "Can I drop domestic battery charges?" You're not alone - a lot of people [...]