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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, [...]

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 [...]