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Does Aggravated Domestic Battery Show Up on a Background Check?

By |2022-08-02T02:47:02+00:00August 2nd, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Aggravated domestic battery is a serious crime in Illinois, and if you have a conviction for it in your past, you may be wondering whether it’ll show up on a background check. This guide explains. Does [...]

3 Myths About Domestic Battery in Illinois

By |2022-06-30T05:19:28+00:00July 4th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery in Illinois, there's a good chance you've heard these three myths. 3 Myths About Domestic Battery in Illinois Unfortunately, there's a lot of [...]

Mandatory Sentencing for Aggravated Domestic Battery

By |2022-04-05T01:22:30+00:00April 25th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

What's the minimum mandatory sentence for aggravated domestic battery in Illinois? This guide explains. Mandatory Sentencing for Aggravated Domestic Battery In the state of Illinois, aggravated domestic battery is at least a Class 2 felony. The [...]

Do You Have to Prove Your Innocence in a Domestic Battery Case?

By |2022-03-29T07:55:50+00:00April 18th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you've been accused of domestic battery, how do you show the court that you're innocent? You don't. This guide explains. Do You Have to Prove Your Innocence in a Domestic Battery Case? When the state [...]

What is the Penalty for Choking Someone During a Domestic Battery Offense?

By |2022-03-12T23:36:46+00:00March 21st, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery is a serious crime in the state of Illinois, and it's one that could put you behind bars for a significant amount of time. Even more serious, the crime of aggravated domestic battery carries [...]

Can You Be Charged With Domestic Battery if You Slap Your Husband?

By |2021-06-22T02:15:53+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

In the state of Illinois, domestic battery is a crime – and it’s one that could land you in jail. But can you be charged with something as serious as domestic battery if you slap your [...]

When Women Are Falsely Accused of Domestic Battery

By |2020-12-18T00:17:10+00:00December 14th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Domestic violence against men is a serious crime (the requirements for the crimes of domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery are the same, regardless of gender). However, some men throw out false allegations to gain an [...]

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 [...]

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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