Domestic Battery and Jail Time: What You Need to Know

By |2019-07-23T17:32:10+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Domestic Battery|

If you're convicted of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, you could end up spending time in jail. Here's what you need to know about domestic battery and jail time. Domestic Battery and Jail Time Domestic [...]

Will a Domestic Battery Conviction Stay On Your Record Forever?

By |2019-07-16T15:24:32+00:00July 16th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're convicted of domestic battery, you'll have a permanent criminal record - one that you can't expunge or seal. Convictions for domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery don't "drop off" your criminal history, and you [...]

What’s the Difference Between Battery and Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2019-07-09T14:25:59+00:00July 9th, 2019|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, battery is a crime - but it's a different crime from domestic battery, which can only occur under certain circumstances. Here's what you need to know. What's the Difference Between Battery [...]

Can You Drop the Charges Against Your Spouse if He or She is Arrested for Domestic Battery?

By |2019-07-02T22:54:52+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Domestic Battery|

Picture this... in fact, the same situation (or a similar situation) may have happened to you. Your spouse or other family or household member and you got into a physical fight. Someone, like a friend or [...]

What to Do if You’re Served With an Order of Protection in Illinois

By |2019-06-25T22:03:11+00:00June 25th, 2019|Civil Order of Protection|

An order of protection is a court order, and it can stop you from doing the things you'd normally do every day. In many domestic battery cases, the person who's been accused of battery is the [...]

The Two Types of Domestic Battery in Illinois

By |2019-06-11T13:45:56+00:00June 11th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery in Illinois is a serious crime - and it's one that, if you're convicted, can land you in prison. Here's what you need to know about the two main types of domestic battery under [...]

Should You Tell Police You’re Innocent When You’re Accused of Domestic Battery?

By |2019-06-04T23:11:33+00:00June 4th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you know that being arrested for domestic battery is very serious - but can't you just explain your situation to the police if you're innocent? Here's what you need to know. [...]

What if Police Arrest You for Domestic Violence in Skokie?

By |2019-06-04T22:32:44+00:00May 28th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Being arrested for domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery is scary - especially if you've never been arrested before and you don't know what to expect. Here's what you need to know if you're arrested on [...]

What NOT to Do if You’re Arrested for Domestic Battery in Chicago, Skokie or Rolling Meadows

By |2019-06-04T22:32:59+00:00May 21st, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're arrested for domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, the best thing you can do is wait out the storm and call your attorney - but in the meantime, you absolutely have to avoid making [...]