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The Connection Between False Allegations of Domestic Battery and Child Custody

By |2022-08-23T06:01:34+00:00August 15th, 2022|Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Sadly, sometimes people falsely accuse others of domestic battery in an effort to get child custody. This guide explains. The Connection Between False Allegations of Domestic Battery and Child Custody During difficult divorces or child custody [...]

Do False Allegations of Domestic Battery Stay On Your Criminal Record?

By |2021-05-10T01:47:03+00:00May 10th, 2021|False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

If you’re like many people who have been falsely accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, you want to know whether the offense will stay on your criminal record. Here’s the scoop on these types [...]

What Happens to First-Time Domestic Violence Offenders in Illinois?

By |2021-05-10T01:25:31+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

If you’re like many people facing domestic battery charges in Illinois, you don’t know what happens next – and although every case is different, it’s probably in your best interest to get in touch with a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Why Do Domestic Violence Cases Get Dismissed?

By |2020-06-15T19:59:14+00:00June 15th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure what causes a domestic violence case to be dismissed in court. Maybe you’ve been charged with domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, or perhaps you accused someone of [...]

Can Domestic Violence Charges Be Dropped?

By |2020-06-01T17:44:46+00:00June 8th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Can domestic violence charges be dropped? Yes, they can – but only by the state. An alleged victim cannot drop domestic violence charges. Only the prosecutor in the case has that ability. Here’s what you need [...]

How Do You Fight a Domestic Violence Charge?

By |2020-06-01T14:04:11+00:00June 1st, 2020|Divorce, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence, Self-Defense|

How do you fight a domestic violence charge? There are several things your attorney can do to help you fight your domestic battery charges. Here’s a closer look. How Do You Fight a Domestic Violence Charge? [...]

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