What Goes Into a Domestic Violence Defense Strategy?

By | 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 [...]

Domestic Violence Defense: What You Need to Know

By | February 6th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

For most people accused of domestic violence, it’s smart to work with a domestic violence defense law firm. However, most people — especially those who have been falsely accused of domestic violence — don’t know what [...]

Is Domestic Violence a Felony or Misdemeanor in Illinois?

By | January 23rd, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

In the state of Illinois, domestic violence can be either a misdemeanor or a felony. Domestic battery — the term for the crime of causing bodily harm to a family or household member, or making physical [...]

Interfering With the Reporting of Domestic Violence: What You Need to Know

By | December 26th, 2016|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Did you know that you could be charged with a crime if you interfere when someone is attempting to report domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery? It happens more often than you think. Interfering With the [...]

Can You Claim Self-Defense in a Domestic Battery Case?

By | December 12th, 2016|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence, Self-Defense|

If you’re like many people who have been falsely accused of domestic battery in Chicago and the surrounding communities, you know that you may be able to claim self-defense if that’s what actually happened. But is [...]

When Women Are Falsely Accused of Domestic Battery

By | November 28th, 2016|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 [...]

Aggravated Domestic Battery in Chicago, Skokie, and Rolling Meadows

By | November 14th, 2016|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

  Aggravated domestic battery is a serious crime in Illinois — and if the court convicts you, you’ll be facing harsh penalties. What’s worse is that you’ll have to carry around the stigma of an aggravated [...]