/Domestic Violence

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 [...]

What Goes Into a Domestic Violence Defense Strategy?

By | 2017-03-20T16:57:29+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Domestic battery is a serious crime in the state of Illinois, and if you’re convicted, you could be looking at extremely harsh consequences (domestic battery can be a misdemeanor or felony in Illinois). That’s why your [...]

Aggravated Domestic Battery and Illinois Law

By | 2017-02-20T16:51:16+00:00 February 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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 [...]