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 [...]

Domestic Battery Cases in Illinois: The Basics

By |2020-09-21T10:46:43+00:00September 21st, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people in the middle of domestic battery cases in Illinois, you have questions. First things first, though: You have the right to hire an attorney - and if you can't afford to [...]

4 Things to Do if You’re Charged With Domestic Violence in Illinois

By |2020-09-07T07:55:41+00:00September 7th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people, you're facing a domestic violence charge (technically, the charges are domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery) and you're not sure what to do next. It doesn't matter whether you made a [...]

Why Do Domestic Violence Cases Get Dismissed?

By |2020-06-15T19:59:14+00:00June 15th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure what causes a domestic violence case to be dismissed in court. Maybe you’ve been charged with domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, or perhaps you accused someone of [...]

Can Domestic Violence Charges Be Dropped?

By |2020-06-01T17:44:46+00:00June 8th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Can domestic violence charges be dropped? Yes, they can – but only by the state. An alleged victim cannot drop domestic violence charges. Only the prosecutor in the case has that ability. Here’s what you need [...]

Domestic Violence Allegations During Divorce

By |2020-05-26T18:30:41+00:00May 26th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Divorce, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

False allegations of domestic violence are far more common than you think - especially when it comes to divorce. Here's what you need to know about domestic violence allegations during divorce (and what to do if [...]

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