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How Long Do Domestic Violence Cases Last?

By |2020-06-29T12:44:06+00:00July 6th, 2020|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Being charged with domestic violence - known as domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery in Illinois - can be terrifying. While your case makes its way through the court system, you're left wondering: How long do [...]

What Happens When You Get a Domestic Violence Charge?

By |2020-06-29T11:09:52+00:00June 29th, 2020|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people who have been accused of domestic violence, you want to know what happens next. In fact, you need to know what happens next - your future may depend on it. So [...]

How Do You Convince a Judge to Drop a No Contact Order?

By |2020-06-22T20:55:24+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Civil Order of Protection|

If you’re like many people in Chicago and the surrounding communities, you’ve had someone take out an order of protection against you – or you took one out against someone else – and you’d like to [...]

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? [...]

Domestic Violence Allegations During Divorce

By |2020-05-26T18:30:41+00:00May 26th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Divorce, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

False allegations of domestic violence are far more common than you think - especially when it comes to divorce. Here's what you need to know about domestic violence allegations during divorce (and what to do if [...]

What Happens if You Go to Jail for Domestic Battery While the Courts Are Closed?

By |2020-03-27T18:46:22+00:00March 27th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

What happens if you go to jail for domestic battery while the courts are closed? Here's what you need to know. What Happens if You Go to Jail for Domestic Battery While the Courts Are Closed? [...]

Can You Be Arrested for Domestic Battery During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

By |2020-03-27T18:00:00+00:00March 25th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

Can you be arrested for domestic battery during the coronavirus epidemic? Absolutely. Here's what you need to know. Can You Be Arrested for Domestic Battery During the Coronavirus Pandemic? The police haven't stopped arresting people for [...]

Domestic Battery Charges During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-27T17:32:18+00:00March 24th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

While many Chicago courts (and the courts in the surrounding communities) are shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic, they're still hearing domestic battery cases - and that means if you've gotten into trouble, your case [...]