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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 Tell Your Domestic Battery Defense Lawyer

By |2019-06-04T22:38:58+00:00November 14th, 2017|Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Being falsely accused of domestic battery is incredibly serious – and if you’re convicted, you could spend time in jail. (Things could get even worse if you’re accused of aggravated domestic battery.) For most people, it [...]

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 [...]

What is Criminal Domestic Violence in Illinois?

By |2019-06-04T22:40:00+00:00June 12th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Whether you were falsely accused of domestic violence, you were defending yourself against domestic battery, or you made a mistake, criminal domestic violence is a serious offense in the state of Illinois—and if you’re like most [...]

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 [...]

What Crimes Are Considered Domestic Battery in Chicago?

By |2019-06-04T22:40:34+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Domestic Battery|

First things first: If you’ve been accused of any type of domestic violence crime, you probably need to talk to a top domestic battery lawyer in Chicago. What Crimes Are Considered “Domestic Battery” in Chicago? The [...]

Aggravated Domestic Battery and Illinois Law

By |2019-06-04T22:40:59+00:00February 20th, 2017|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Aggravated domestic battery is a serious offense in Illinois, and if you’ve been accused of committing it, you may want to get in touch with an attorney as soon as possible. The text of the law, [...]

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 [...]

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