Can a Domestic Battery Case Be Dismissed in Chicago?

By |2020-12-18T00:16:33+00:00November 30th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

If you’re accused of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, you need to know that there are several possible outcomes for your case. The court could find you guilty, determine that you’re not guilty, or dismiss [...]

What to Do if You’re a Man Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence

By |2019-06-04T22:39:40+00:00July 24th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you’re a man falsely accused of domestic violence, you need help—but where are you supposed to turn? Who’s going to believe that the accusations are completely false, or that you were simply defending yourself in [...]

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

By |2019-06-04T22:40:18+00:00May 1st, 2017|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, Self-Defense|

One of the most common defenses against a domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery charge is self-defense. But is that reasonable? What will happen in court if you claim self-defense, particularly if the person accusing you [...]

Is Domestic Violence a Felony or Misdemeanor in Illinois?

By |2019-06-04T22:41:20+00:00January 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 [...]

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

By |2019-06-04T22:41:35+00:00December 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 [...]

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