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What if You Were Drinking and Charged With Domestic Battery – Can You Get a Pass for Being Drunk?

By |2022-12-04T11:52:54+00:00December 19th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, domestic battery isn't really on your radar - unless you're charged with it after a night of drinking. But can the fact that you were drinking help your case, or will [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Battery Charges in DuPage County, IL

By |2022-12-04T11:48:30+00:00December 12th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

For many people, the whole domestic battery process is a mystery - so if you've been charged with domestic battery in DuPage County, this guide walks you through how it works and what happens next. Everything [...]

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 [...]

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