/Aggravated Domestic Battery

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, [...]

Domestic Violence Defense: What You Need to Know

By |2017-01-06T21:27:08+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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 [...]

When Women Are Falsely Accused of Domestic Battery

By |2016-12-01T15:16:22+00:00November 28th, 2016|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 [...]

Aggravated Domestic Battery in Chicago, Skokie, and Rolling Meadows

By |2016-11-14T14:13:27+00:00November 14th, 2016|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

  Aggravated domestic battery is a serious crime in Illinois — and if the court convicts you, you’ll be facing harsh penalties. What’s worse is that you’ll have to carry around the stigma of an aggravated [...]

Laws Against Domestic Violence in Illinois

By |2016-10-28T15:48:41+00:00October 17th, 2016|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

What Are the Laws Against Domestic Violence? Whether you’re in Skokie, Rolling Meadows, or Chicago (or anywhere in-between), you’re subject to laws against domestic violence. In fact, the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 is a very broad set of laws that make domestic violence against the law.