What is an order of protection?

By |2016-10-26T17:21:27+00:00October 20th, 2016|

An order of protection (commonly called a “restraining order”) is a legally binding court order—and it’s one that could change the way you live your day-to-day life. An order of protection can restrict you from entering [...]

What is domestic violence in Illinois?

By |2016-10-20T18:02:23+00:00October 20th, 2016|

Under Illinois law, domestic violence is actually called domestic battery (or, in some cases, aggravated domestic battery). The law defines it as causing bodily harm to any family or household member or making physical contact of [...]