What Prior Convictions Make Domestic Battery a Felony in Illinois?

By |2022-02-28T04:34:44+00:00March 7th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you know that domestic battery in Illinois is usually a Class A misdemeanor. However, in some cases it's a Class 4 felony. One of the ways that domestic battery becomes a [...]

What Happens at an Order of Protection Hearing in Illinois?

By |2022-01-31T03:24:49+00:00February 21st, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you’ve been served with an order of protection, there’s a chance that you weren’t there when the first order was issued – the temporary order that lasts from 14 to 21 days. However, with that [...]

Do You Have to Turn Over Your Guns if You Have an Order of Protection?

By |2022-01-04T23:02:34+00:00January 31st, 2022|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, you’ll be required to turn over your guns to law enforcement if you have an order of protection against you. Here’s what you need to know.  If someone takes out an [...]

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. [...]

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