What Should You Do if a Family Member Falsely Accuses You of Aggravated Domestic Battery?

By |2023-10-03T07:17:04-05:00October 9th, 2023|Aggravated Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Facing an accusation of aggravated domestic battery, especially from a family member, can be overwhelming and distressing. It's essential to know your rights and the steps to take to protect yourself. This guide will walk you [...]

Understanding the Difference Between Domestic Battery and Aggravated Domestic Battery in Illinois

By |2023-02-06T19:59:54-06:00February 6th, 2023|Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery are two criminal charges that can be brought against individuals in Illinois who are accused of physically assaulting someone with whom they have a close relationship, such as a spouse [...]

What if You Were Drinking and Charged With Domestic Battery – Can You Get a Pass for Being Drunk?

By |2022-12-04T11:52:54-06:00December 19th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, domestic battery isn't really on your radar - unless you're charged with it after a night of drinking. But can the fact that you were drinking help your case, or will [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Domestic Battery Charges in DuPage County, IL

By |2022-12-04T11:48:30-06:00December 12th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

For many people, the whole domestic battery process is a mystery - so if you've been charged with domestic battery in DuPage County, this guide walks you through how it works and what happens next. Everything [...]

What to Do if You’re Charged With Domestic Battery in DuPage County

By |2022-12-04T11:44:22-06:00December 5th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people charged with domestic battery in DuPage County, you're not quite sure what to do next - and that's normal. Being charged with domestic battery is extremely stressful, and you probably have [...]

Does Aggravated Domestic Battery Show Up on a Background Check?

By |2022-08-02T02:47:02-05:00August 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 [...]

Do You Have to Prove Your Innocence in a Domestic Battery Case?

By |2022-03-29T07:55:50-05:00April 18th, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

If you've been accused of domestic battery, how do you show the court that you're innocent? You don't. This guide explains. Do You Have to Prove Your Innocence in a Domestic Battery Case? When the state [...]

What is the Penalty for Choking Someone During a Domestic Battery Offense?

By |2022-03-12T23:36:46-06:00March 21st, 2022|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery|

Domestic battery is a serious crime in the state of Illinois, and it's one that could put you behind bars for a significant amount of time. Even more serious, the crime of aggravated domestic battery carries [...]

What Sentence Will You Get for Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-03-24T04:53:15-05:00March 23rd, 2021|Domestic Battery|

What sentence will you get for domestic battery in Illinois? It depends - but if you're being charged with this crime, you may want to speak with a Chicago domestic battery defense attorney as soon as [...]

Domestic Abuse: Definition, Examples and More

By |2021-02-22T13:02:05-06:00February 22nd, 2021|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Domestic abuse - in Illinois, called domestic battery - is a crime. But what's the definition of domestic abuse, what does it look like in real life, and what kind of penalties will you pay if [...]

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