Domestic Abuse: Definition, Examples and More

By |2021-02-22T13:02:05+00:00February 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 [...]

Domestic Battery in Illinois: Everything You Need to Know

By |2021-01-25T12:45:28+00:00January 25th, 2021|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people facing charges of domestic battery in Illinois, you're not sure what happens next - or what the potential consequences of a conviction might be. This guide explains. Domestic Battery in Illinois: [...]

How Long Do You Go to Jail for Domestic Violence in Illinois?

By |2020-07-15T18:10:03+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

How long do you go to jail for domestic violence in Illinois? That depends on whether you're found guilty of domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, and whether you've ever been convicted of either crime in [...]

Can You Get a Domestic Battery Charge for Fighting Your Son?

By |2020-03-27T16:32:14+00:00March 10th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

Can you get a domestic battery charge for fighting your son? Unfortunately, it happens - sometimes parents and their kids get into physical altercations. But could it lead to a criminal charge for you? Here's what [...]

First-Time Domestic Battery in Illinois: Will You Still Go to Jail?

By |2020-02-05T18:58:49+00:00February 5th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

When you're charged with first-time domestic battery in Illinois, it's really just a domestic battery charge - there's no specific charge for "first-time domestic battery." However, the fact that this is your first charge could affect [...]

What is the Aggravated Domestic Battery Sentence in Illinois?

By |2019-09-06T00:51:50+00:00September 6th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery|

Aggravated domestic battery is a serious crime - and it's one that carries a harsh sentence if you're convicted. You always have the right to talk to an attorney about your case, so if you've been [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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