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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: [...]

The 5 Most Common Defenses Used in Domestic Battery Cases

By |2021-01-11T07:24:27+00:00January 18th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you've been accused of domestic battery, you know that your future hangs in the balance - but your domestic battery defense attorney may be able to help you. Check out the five most common defenses [...]

Should You Tell the Police You’re Innocent When They Question You About a Domestic Battery Incident?

By |2021-01-11T07:21:03+00:00January 11th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, an encounter with the police - especially one in which the police think you committed a crime - is scary. You're not sure whether you should talk to them, explain the [...]

What Should You Say to Police if You’re Accused of Domestic Violence?

By |2020-12-18T04:17:59+00:00January 4th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

What should you say to police if you're accused of domestic violence? Does it matter if you're innocent? Here's what you need to know about when it's okay to talk to police, whether you should explain [...]

Should You Talk to Police on the Scene About a Domestic Battery Incident?

By |2020-12-18T04:18:01+00:00December 28th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

If you're involved in a domestic dispute and the police come to your location, should you talk to them about what happened? When is it okay to talk to the police about domestic battery, and what [...]

What if Police Don’t Read You Your Rights After a Domestic Violence Arrest?

By |2020-12-18T04:18:03+00:00December 21st, 2020|Domestic Battery|

You've seen it on TV a dozen times - the police come to arrest someone, recite the Miranda warning, and cart the person off to jail. But what if police don't read you your rights after [...]

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

By |2020-12-18T00:16:52+00:00December 7th, 2020|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 [...]

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