/Domestic Violence

3 Ways to Help Your Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

By | 2018-04-17T17:22:11+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Getting the best domestic violence defense lawyer for your specific situation is essential when you’ve been accused of domestic battery – and there are a few ways you can help your attorney get you the best [...]

How Serious is a Domestic Battery Charge?

By | 2018-03-06T05:56:07+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you’re like many people who have been accused of some type of domestic violence crime, you’ve wondered, “How serious is a domestic battery charge?” While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer to that question, here’s what you [...]

Domestic Violence Allegations During Divorce

By | 2018-01-09T03:23:01+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you’re going through a divorce – particularly one that involves some type of custody dispute – you could end up facing false allegations of domestic violence. While it’s extremely unfortunate that an ex-spouse or ex-partner [...]

What is Criminal Domestic Violence?

By | 2017-09-19T14:44:41+00:00 September 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 Do if You’re a Man Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

By | 2017-07-24T17:38:49+00:00 July 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 [...]

Defending Against Domestic Battery and Aggravated Domestic Battery Charges

By | 2017-06-26T15:10:42+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

When you’re accused of any type of domestic violence offense, you may find it helpful to get in touch with a Chicago domestic battery defense attorney as soon as possible. Your lawyer will be able to [...]

What is Criminal Domestic Violence in Illinois?

By | 2017-06-12T19:24:15+00:00 June 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 [...]

Domestic Violence Allegations in Divorce Cases

By | 2017-05-15T16:37:54+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Divorce, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Unfortunately, many divorcing couples also have to deal with domestic battery accusations—and they’re not always true. Thousands of domestic violence cases are filed throughout the U.S. each year. Sometimes one spouse throws out a domestic battery [...]

When Can You Claim Self-Defense in a Domestic Battery Case?

By | 2017-05-01T23:54:04+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, Self-Defense|

One of the most common defenses against a domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery charge is self-defense. But is that reasonable? What will happen in court if you claim self-defense, particularly if the person accusing you [...]