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Mar. 12 2021

IL Domestic Violence: Signs You May Be Crossing the Line

IL Domestic Violence: Signs You May Be Crossing the Line
Posted By: Sami Azhari

IL Domestic Violence: Signs You May Be Crossing the Line

Domestic violence is a matter watched very closely by the state of Illinois. If you are accused of perpetrating domestic violence, then you can face some serious legal penalties.

Of course, every case of domestic violence is different. One surefire …

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Jun. 5 2020

Chicago’s Spike in Domestic Violence Cases Has Police on High Alert

Chicago's Spike in Domestic Violence Cases Has Police on High Alert
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Chicago's Spike in Domestic Violence Cases Has Police on High Alert

Experts say domestic violence is often rooted in the need for power and control. The recent lockdowns from COVID-19 are certainly a situation that can lead to a loss of both. So it makes sense that one dire consequence has …

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Oct. 25 2019

How Illinois Domestic Violence Charges Can Impact Child Custody

How Illinois Domestic Violence Charges Can Impact Child Custody
Posted By: Sami Azhari

How Illinois Domestic Violence Charges Can Impact Child Custody

Since the late 1970s, the state of Illinois has recognized the importance of formal regulation on parents’ child custody and visitation rights.

Today, Illinois courts are also especially attuned to domestic violence claims when hearing child custody cases. This is …

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Aug. 23 2019

Yes, False Allegations of Domestic Violence Really Do Happen in IL

Yes, False Allegations of Domestic Violence Really Do Happen in IL
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Yes, False Allegations of Domestic Violence Really Do Happen in IL

Most allegations of domestic violence are genuine, and domestic abuse is statistically an underreported offense. However, false allegations can and do happen on occasion.

While domestic violence should never be tolerated, falsely accusing someone is unacceptable, too. False domestic violence …

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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 in Illinois: Why People are Driven to Abuse

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. …

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Dec. 20 2018

The Truth about Holiday Domestic Violence in Illinois – And Why It Matters

The Truth about Holiday Domestic Violence in Illinois – And Why It Matters
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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The Truth about Holiday Domestic Violence in Illinois – And Why It Matters

It seems like the holidays come with more of everything. More shopping. More traffic. More parties. More eating and drinking. More sentimental music. More time with family. More stress.

Perhaps partially because of this, a powerful narrative has developed around …

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