Why Do Domestic Violence Cases Get Dismissed?

By |2020-06-15T19:59:14+00:00June 15th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

If you’re like many people, you’re not sure what causes a domestic violence case to be dismissed in court. Maybe you’ve been charged with domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery, or perhaps you accused someone of [...]

Can Domestic Violence Charges Be Dropped?

By |2020-06-01T17:44:46+00:00June 8th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

Can domestic violence charges be dropped? Yes, they can – but only by the state. An alleged victim cannot drop domestic violence charges. Only the prosecutor in the case has that ability. Here’s what you need [...]

Domestic Violence Allegations During Divorce

By |2020-05-26T18:30:41+00:00May 26th, 2020|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Divorce, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence, False Accusations of Domestic Violence|

False allegations of domestic violence are far more common than you think - especially when it comes to divorce. Here's what you need to know about domestic violence allegations during divorce (and what to do if [...]

Is Throwing Something at Your Husband Domestic Battery?

By |2020-03-26T21:44:46+00:00February 24th, 2020|Domestic Battery|

Is throwing something at your husband domestic battery? If you're like many people, you've been in an argument with your spouse. Maybe you've even gotten a little physical - or maybe you've picked up a dish, [...]

What if Police Arrest You for Domestic Violence in Skokie?

By |2019-06-04T22:32:44+00:00May 28th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Being arrested for domestic battery or aggravated domestic battery is scary - especially if you've never been arrested before and you don't know what to expect. Here's what you need to know if you're arrested on [...]

Spousal Abuse Charges in Illinois: What You Need to Know

By |2019-06-04T22:34:53+00:00January 8th, 2019|Aggravated Domestic Battery, Domestic Battery, Domestic Violence|

Spousal abuse charges are extremely serious - and if you're convicted of a domestic violence crime, you could spend the next several years behind bars. For most people charged with spousal abuse, it makes sense to [...]

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 [...]

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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