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What is the Penalty for Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By | 2017-10-03T14:20:50+00:00 October 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 February 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, [...]

Domestic Violence Defense: What You Need to Know

By | 2017-01-06T21:27:08+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

For most people accused of domestic violence, it’s smart to work with a domestic violence defense law firm. However, most people — especially those who have been falsely accused of domestic violence — don’t know what [...]

Is Domestic Violence a Felony or Misdemeanor in Illinois?

By | 2016-12-15T16:36:40+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

In the state of Illinois, domestic violence can be either a misdemeanor or a felony. Domestic battery — the term for the crime of causing bodily harm to a family or household member, or making physical [...]

Interfering With the Reporting of Domestic Violence: What You Need to Know

By | 2016-12-15T00:42:35+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Did you know that you could be charged with a crime if you interfere when someone is attempting to report domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery? It happens more often than you think. Interfering With the [...]

Can You Claim Self-Defense in a Domestic Battery Case?

By | 2016-12-12T17:41:59+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence, Self-Defense|

If you’re like many people who have been falsely accused of domestic battery in Chicago and the surrounding communities, you know that you may be able to claim self-defense if that’s what actually happened. But is [...]