What Happens When You Violate an Order of Protection in Illinois?

By |2021-11-02T00:56:56+00:00November 29th, 2021|Domestic Violence|

When you violate an order of protection in Illinois, you can go to jail and the judge can order you to pay fines. The length of time you spend behind bars depends on how many times [...]

How Do I Get an Order of Protection Dismissed in Illinois?

By |2021-11-02T00:53:08+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Domestic Violence|

If you’ve been served with an order of protection in Illinois, you most likely want to get it dismissed – after all, an order of protection can prevent you from seeing your kids, entering your own [...]

Does an Order of Protection Go On Your Record in Illinois?

By |2021-11-02T00:46:06+00:00November 15th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you’ve been served with an order of protection in Illinois, you need to know that the police and other law enforcement officials will know it’s there – and it goes on your criminal record. This [...]

Can You Contact Your Ex Through Someone Else if They Have an Order of Protection Against You?

By |2021-11-01T21:28:54+00:00November 1st, 2021|Civil Order of Protection|

If you’re like many people in Illinois, you know that having an order of protection against you can make life difficult – and it may prevent you from doing some things that you need to do. [...]

When Does an Argument Become Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-10-19T04:01:58+00:00October 18th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you're aware that a run-of-the-mill argument can quickly turn into a domestic battery incident - but when is the line crossed? This guide explains when an argument turns into a domestic [...]

What is the Maximum Punishment for Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-10-05T11:28:05+00:00October 5th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, you can go to prison if you commit the crime of domestic violence. But what's the maximum punishment for domestic battery in Illinois, and what will happen to you if you're [...]

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