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Battery means that you make unwanted physical contact with another person that is provoking, insulting, or that causes bodily harm. Battery against anyone is against the law, however the laws of Illinois specifically address battery against a household member by creating a separate offense of “domestic battery.” Domestic battery cases have some unique elements and […]

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Domestic violence cases are rarely cut and dry. A domestic battery case may involve drug or alcohol abuse, mental health problems, and other serious issues. A domestic battery may involve children and a complicated relationship history that may be difficult to understand. In any event, in Illinois, domestic battery cases are seriously prosecuted and can involve a variety […]

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Domestic violence is a complicated crime. It is often difficult and uncomfortable for domestic violence perpetrators, as well as their victims, to speak about the facts leading up to a domestic violence charge and conviction. Additionally, domestic violence laws are often difficult to understand, with a variety of penalties and consequences. Some penalties and consequences are […]

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The answer to this question depends on who is doing the tracking and under what circumstances.  What you should be most concerned about is whether police are allowed to use GPS tracking devices to monitor your movements.  There are two scenarios where this is likely to happen, the first is where police are tracking you […]

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Domestic disturbances are an unfortunate but common occurrence in everyday life.  Stress, relationship troubles, misunderstandings, and intoxication can all lead to a domestic disturbance.  Allegations of domestic violence carry consequences you may not realize, one of which is regarding federal and state gun laws. Domestic Violence Before we examine the details of how a charge […]

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Family dynamics are often very complicated.  Family becomes even more complicated when couples who have children break-up.  Most parents are looking out for their children’s best interest, but sometimes the law may not agree with your actions.  This occurs in the case of parental kidnapping, where one parent keeps the children from the other without their […]

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