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Do You Have to Turn in Firearms if You’re Convicted of Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2022-08-27T06:54:56+00:00September 19th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, a domestic battery conviction – even if it's a misdemeanor – is very serious. Many people wonder whether they'll have to turn in their firearm owner identification (FOID) cards and their [...]

What if You Lie to Police When They Question You About Domestic Battery?

By |2022-08-27T06:42:53+00:00September 5th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you're like most people, you freeze up when the police want to question you about a crime that they suspect you committed - but what happens if you lie when they're questioning you about domestic [...]

Does Aggravated Domestic Battery Show Up on a Background Check?

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

Can You Be Charged With Domestic Battery for Fighting With Your Roommate?

By |2022-06-03T23:25:09+00:00June 6th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you’re like many people, you know that domestic battery is a serious charge – but can you be charged with this crime for fighting with your roommate? This guide explains. Can You Be Charged With [...]

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

By |2022-03-29T07:55:50+00:00April 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 to Do if Someone Lies to Police About You Committing Domestic Battery

By |2022-03-12T23:43:37+00:00March 28th, 2022|Domestic Battery|

Unfortunately, sometimes people make up stories to get other people in trouble. That's true from kindergarten to adulthood. But what about instances that have very real, and even terrifying, consequences? What should you do if someone [...]

Does Shoving Your Partner Count as Domestic Battery?

By |2022-01-04T07:32:57+00:00January 3rd, 2022|Domestic Battery|

If you shove your romantic partner, can you be charged with (or convicted of) domestic battery? This guide explains. If you’re like many people, you’re wondering, “Does shoving your partner count as domestic battery?” [...]

When Does an Argument Become Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-10-19T04:01:58+00:00October 18th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you're like many people, you're aware that a run-of-the-mill argument can quickly turn into a domestic battery incident - but when is the line crossed? This guide explains when an argument turns into a domestic [...]

What is the Maximum Punishment for Domestic Battery in Illinois?

By |2021-10-05T11:28:05+00:00October 5th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

In the state of Illinois, you can go to prison if you commit the crime of domestic violence. But what's the maximum punishment for domestic battery in Illinois, and what will happen to you if you're [...]

Can You Get Into Trouble for Domestic Battery With an Ex-Spouse?

By |2021-09-21T07:14:32+00:00September 27th, 2021|Domestic Battery|

If you’re like many people, you don’t have the best relationship with your ex-spouse – but do ex-spouses count when it comes to domestic battery charges in Illinois? This guide explains.  Can You Get Into Trouble [...]

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