Can an Order of Protection Prevent You From Seeing Your Family?

By |2022-01-04T22:53:58+00:00January 24th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, judges can issue orders of protection. These orders are designed to protect the victims of crimes from the people who allegedly committed the crimes against them. But can an order of [...]

Can You Get Domestic Battery Charges Dropped?

By |2022-01-04T08:26:30+00:00January 10th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you’re wondering whether it’s possible to get domestic battery charges dropped, there’s on one-size-fits-all answer to that question. In some cases, it is possible – but in others, there’s no chance. This guide explains.  It [...]

Does Shoving Your Partner Count as Domestic Battery?

By |2022-01-04T07:32:57+00:00January 3rd, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you shove your romantic partner, can you be charged with (or convicted of) domestic battery? This guide explains. If you’re like many people, you’re wondering, “Does shoving your partner count as domestic battery?” [...]

Can a Judge Order You to Go to Anger Management Classes Because of a Domestic Battery Case?

By |2021-12-05T23:57:14+00:00December 27th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you’re convicted of domestic battery – whether or not you’re actually guilty – the judge in your case can impose a punishment on you. That punishment can include ordering you to attend anger management counseling. [...]

Does an Order of Protection Go On Your Record in Illinois?

By |2021-11-02T00:46:06+00:00November 15th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you’ve been served with an order of protection in Illinois, you need to know that the police and other law enforcement officials will know it’s there – and it goes on your criminal record. This [...]

When Does an Argument Become Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-10-19T04:01:58+00:00October 18th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you're aware that a run-of-the-mill argument can quickly turn into a domestic battery incident - but when is the line crossed? This guide explains when an argument turns into a domestic [...]

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