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How is Domestic Battery Different From Battery in Illinois?

By |2023-01-25T00:20:18+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Domestic Battery|

In Illinois, battery is defined as intentionally or knowingly causing bodily harm to another person. Domestic battery is a type of battery that occurs when the defendant and victim are family members, household members, or those [...]

What Happens if You Use Your Right to Remain Silent When Investigators Question You About Domestic Battery?

By |2023-01-10T02:02:12+00:00January 16th, 2023|Domestic Battery|

When you are questioned by police or other investigators about a domestic battery incident, you have the right to remain silent. This right is provided to you under the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution, [...]

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

By |2022-12-04T11:52:54+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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 [...]

What if Someone Lies and Accuses You of Domestic Battery?

By |2022-11-05T10:57:04+00:00November 28th, 2022|Domestic Battery, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

If you're like many people, you know that false allegations of domestic battery happen every day. But what if they happen to you? This guide explains what happens if someone lies and accuses you of domestic [...]

Should You Refuse to Give Police a Statement When They Question You About Domestic Battery?

By |2022-11-05T10:54:30+00:00November 21st, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you’re like many people accused of domestic battery, you know that you may have to talk to the police – but can you refuse to say anything at all? This guide explains. Should You Refuse [...]

Can You Refuse to Testify in a Domestic Battery Case Against You?

By |2022-11-05T10:49:49+00:00November 14th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If the state of Illinois has accused you of domestic battery, will you have to get on the stand and defend yourself? This guide explains. Can You Refuse to Testify in a Domestic Battery Case Against [...]

Can a Man Claim Self-Defense Against a Woman in a Domestic Battery Case?

By |2022-11-04T05:07:03+00:00November 7th, 2022|Domestic Battery, Self-Defense|

If you’re like many people, you may think that a man can’t claim self-defense against a woman in a domestic battery case – but is that true? This guide explains. Can a Man Claim Self-Defense Against [...]

Can You Work for the Government if You Have a Domestic Battery Conviction?

By |2022-09-11T09:58:31+00:00October 31st, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you have a domestic battery conviction, you may be wondering if it's possible to get a job or continue working for the government. This guide explains. Can You Work for the Government if You Have [...]

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