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Domestic Battery

May. 15 2019

Domestic Violence in Illinois: Why People are Driven to Abuse

Domestic Violence in Illinois: Why People are Driven to Abuse
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Domestic violence is an unfortunate reality that we have to contend with in modern society. Worse, it's on the rise nationwide -- despite repeated attempts by lawmakers to strengthen domestic violence laws and harshly punish offenders. Clearly something isn't working. If we truly want to make a [...]
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Oct. 5 2018

When Does Illinois Deem Domestic Violence a Felony?

When Does Illinois Deem Domestic Violence a Felony?
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Typically, domestic violence is not charged as a felony in Illinois. However, there are some circumstances that can cause a domestic violence offense to be viewed in this more serious way. In this post, we’re going to cover what makes an offense qualify as domestic violence, specific domestic [...]
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Jul. 3 2018

Protecting Your Reputation If Charged with Illinois Domestic Violence

Protecting Your Reputation If Charged with Illinois Domestic Violence
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Criminal charges can tarnish anyone’s reputation, but domestic violence charges are especially damaging. Just ask former NFL quarterback Erik Kramer. You might remember Kramer from his four years with the Chicago Bears. He retired from football in 1999, but he made news earlier this month [...]
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Dec. 31 2017

Domestic Battery Versus Aggravated Domestic Battery in Illinois

Domestic Battery Versus Aggravated Domestic Battery in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Do you know the difference between charges of domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery in Illinois? Chicago rapper Lud Foe was recently charged with both domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery. In an argument with his pregnant girlfriend, he allegedly hit and pushed her. He [...]
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