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 [...]

Can You Plead Not Guilty to a Domestic Battery Charge in Chicago?

By | 2017-05-30T14:57:07+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Domestic Battery|

First things first: If you’ve been accused of a physical crime involving a family or household member, you need to talk to a domestic battery lawyer in Chicago who can help you. When you’re accused of [...]

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 Crimes Are Considered Domestic Battery in Chicago?

By | 2017-04-03T16:46:41+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Domestic Battery|

First things first: If you’ve been accused of any type of domestic violence crime, you probably need to talk to a top domestic battery lawyer in Chicago. What Crimes Are Considered “Domestic Battery” in Chicago? The [...]

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 [...]