/Aggravated Domestic Battery

Can Same-Sex Couples Be Charged With Domestic Battery?

By |2018-09-25T18:44:44+00:00September 25th, 2018|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure whether same-sex couples can be charged with domestic battery – especially because laws have been changing quickly over the past decade. Here’s what you need to know. Can [...]

What Counts as Domestic Violence Under Illinois Law?

By |2018-08-29T00:55:35+00:00August 29th, 2018|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

What counts as domestic violence in Illinois? If you’re accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, you already know that these are serious charges – but what can you really be convicted of domestic violence [...]

Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence During Divorce: What to Do

By |2018-08-13T21:00:30+00:00August 14th, 2018|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Divorce, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

What if you’re falsely accused of domestic violence because you’re going through a divorce? That can be a huge problem – and it’s one you have to address immediately, because your freedom, your relationship with your [...]

Can You Go to Jail for First Offense Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2018-05-22T22:16:05+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Can you go to jail for a first offense of domestic battery? Many people are surprised to discover that you can go to jail for your first offense on a domestic battery charge. in fact, the [...]

What is the Penalty for Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2017-10-03T14:20:50+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you’re convicted of domestic battery in Illinois, you’re looking at some serious penalties – even if it’s your first offense. Domestic Battery Overview There are actually two classifications for this type of crime in Illinois: [...]

What is Criminal Domestic Violence?

By |2017-09-19T14:44:41+00:00September 19th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Criminal domestic violence is an umbrella term that covers domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery. Both of those crimes can lead to an order of protection against you, jail time, and other serious penalties. What is [...]

What to Talk About During Your Free Consultation With a Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

By |2017-09-05T14:59:39+00:00September 5th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Civil Order of Protection, Domestic Battery|

When you’re accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery—or when someone takes out an order of protection against you—you need to talk to a domestic violence defense lawyer as soon as possible. That’s true whether [...]

What to Do if You’re a Man Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

By |2017-07-24T17:38:49+00:00July 24th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you’re a man falsely accused of domestic violence, you need help—but where are you supposed to turn? Who’s going to believe that the accusations are completely false, or that you were simply defending yourself in [...]

What is Criminal Domestic Violence in Illinois?

By |2017-06-12T19:24:15+00:00June 12th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Whether you were falsely accused of domestic violence, you were defending yourself against domestic battery, or you made a mistake, criminal domestic violence is a serious offense in the state of Illinois—and if you’re like most [...]

Aggravated Domestic Battery and Illinois Law

By |2017-02-20T16:51:16+00:00February 20th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Aggravated domestic battery is a serious offense in Illinois, and if you’ve been accused of committing it, you may want to get in touch with an attorney as soon as possible. The text of the law, [...]