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 [...]

Can Domestic Battery Charges Be Dropped in Illinois?

By |2020-09-29T00:49:25+00:00October 5th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Can domestic battery charges be dropped in Illinois? The short answer, if you're asking whether the alleged victim can "drop" the charges against you, is no. The alleged victim cannot choose to drop charges after the [...]

Can You Get a Domestic Battery Charge Off Your Record in Illinois?

By |2020-09-07T08:11:51+00:00September 14th, 2020|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people facing a domestic battery charge in Illinois, you're wondering if you can later have it removed from your criminal record. Here's what you need to know. Can You Get a Domestic [...]

4 Things to Do if You’re Charged With Domestic Violence in Illinois

By |2020-09-07T07:55:41+00:00September 7th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people, you're facing a domestic violence charge (technically, the charges are domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery) and you're not sure what to do next. It doesn't matter whether you made a [...]

Is Domestic Battery the Same as Domestic Violence?

By |2020-07-15T18:10:32+00:00August 31st, 2020|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people, the legal terminology the state of Illinois uses is confusing. So is domestic battery the same as domestic violence? Here's what you need to know. Is Domestic Battery the Same as [...]

What Happens With a Second Domestic Battery Charge?

By |2020-07-15T18:10:25+00:00August 24th, 2020|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

What happens with a second domestic battery charge? If you've been convicted of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery in the past, you could face much more serious penalties than you did the first time. Here's [...]

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