I Got Into a Fight With My Brother – Is That Domestic Battery?

By |2021-07-16T21:45:33+00:00July 19th, 2021|Domestic Violence|

Families fight – it happens. But in the state of Illinois, you can be charged with domestic battery for getting into a physical altercation with your family members (even your brother). This guide explains.  I Got [...]

Can You Be Charged With Domestic Battery if You Slap Your Husband?

By |2021-06-22T02:15:53+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

In the state of Illinois, domestic battery is a crime – and it’s one that could land you in jail. But can you be charged with something as serious as domestic battery if you slap your [...]

Is Pushing Your Wife Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-05-27T14:24:24+00:00May 31st, 2021|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Is pushing your wife domestic battery in Illinois? The short answer: Yes. Here's what you need to know. Is pushing your wife domestic battery in Illinois? The short answer: Yes. Here's what you need to know. Is [...]

Penalties for Domestic Battery Charges in Illinois

By |2021-05-27T14:01:46+00:00May 24th, 2021|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

What are the penalties for domestic battery charges in Illinois? If you're facing a domestic battery charge, you're probably wondering the same thing - and this guide explains. Penalties for Domestic Battery Charges in Illinois The [...]

Domestic Abuse: Definition, Examples and More

By |2021-02-22T13:02:05+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Domestic abuse - in Illinois, called domestic battery - is a crime. But what's the definition of domestic abuse, what does it look like in real life, and what kind of penalties will you pay if [...]

Is Emotional Abuse Considered Domestic Battery?

By |2021-02-08T03:08:28+00:00February 8th, 2021|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Is emotional abuse considered domestic battery? Here’s what you need to know about this serious criminal charge. Is Emotional Abuse Considered Domestic Battery? Emotional abuse is not domestic battery – although it can be another type [...]

Domestic Battery in Illinois: Everything You Need to Know

By |2021-01-25T12:45:28+00:00January 25th, 2021|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people facing charges of domestic battery in Illinois, you're not sure what happens next - or what the potential consequences of a conviction might be. This guide explains. Domestic Battery in Illinois: [...]

When Women Are Falsely Accused of Domestic Battery

By |2020-12-18T00:17:10+00:00December 14th, 2020|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 [...]

Domestic Violence Charges in Illinois: What You Need to Know

By |2020-10-27T07:20:26+00:00October 26th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Civil Order of Protection, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people facing domestic violence charges - which are technically called domestic battery charges in Illinois - you probably have a lot of questions. First things first: You are always welcome to call [...]

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