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Can Lawyers Get Evidence Thrown Out at Domestic Battery Trials?

By |2022-09-11T09:44:40+00:00October 3rd, 2022|Domestic Battery|

In any criminal trial, evidence is key. Whether the prosecution or the defense has more compelling evidence can mean the difference between a guilty or not guilty verdict. In domestic battery cases, this is especially true, [...]

Do You Have to Turn in Firearms if You’re Convicted of Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2022-08-27T06:54:56+00:00September 19th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, a domestic battery conviction – even if it's a misdemeanor – is very serious. Many people wonder whether they'll have to turn in their firearm owner identification (FOID) cards and their [...]

What Does an Order of Protection Do in Illinois?

By |2022-08-27T06:49:41+00:00September 12th, 2022|Civil Order of Protection|

In Illinois, an order of protection (sometimes called a restraining order) is a legal order issued by a judge that prohibits one person from contacting or coming near another person. A restraining order can be used [...]

What if You Lie to Police When They Question You About Domestic Battery?

By |2022-08-27T06:42:53+00:00September 5th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you're like most people, you freeze up when the police want to question you about a crime that they suspect you committed - but what happens if you lie when they're questioning you about domestic [...]

What Kind of Evidence Can the State Use at Your Domestic Battery Trial?

By |2022-08-23T06:02:49+00:00August 29th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you're wondering what type of evidence the state of Illinois can use against you at a domestic battery trial. This guide explains. What Kind of Evidence Can the State Use at [...]

Can the State of Illinois Charge You With Domestic Battery if Your Spouse Doesn’t Cooperate?

By |2022-08-23T06:00:57+00:00August 22nd, 2022|Domestic Battery|

Is it possible for the state of Illinois to charge you with domestic battery, even if your spouse doesn't accuse you of it? Absolutely. This guide explains. Can the State of Illinois Charge You With Domestic [...]

The Connection Between False Allegations of Domestic Battery and Child Custody

By |2022-08-23T06:01:34+00:00August 15th, 2022|Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Sadly, sometimes people falsely accuse others of domestic battery in an effort to get child custody. This guide explains. The Connection Between False Allegations of Domestic Battery and Child Custody During difficult divorces or child custody [...]

Should You Deny Allegations of Domestic Battery?

By |2022-08-03T06:58:13+00:00August 8th, 2022|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people accused of domestic battery, you're probably wondering whether you should deny the allegations against you. This guide explains. Should You Deny Allegations of Domestic Battery? First things first: you should never [...]

Does Aggravated Domestic Battery Show Up on a Background Check?

By |2022-08-02T02:47:02+00:00August 2nd, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Aggravated domestic battery is a serious crime in Illinois, and if you have a conviction for it in your past, you may be wondering whether it’ll show up on a background check. This guide explains. Does [...]

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