Chicago, IL asked in Domestic Violence and Family Law for Illinois

Q: I had a domestic violence occur in 2014, I need to know my rights and fathers rights and protection/visitation

The father hit me in front of our daughter and I am afraid he will try again

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Angela Peters
Angela Peters
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Arlington Heights, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: I don't know if there was an order of protection, battery, or other type of domestic violence. The order could be pending now, or perhaps there is no pending order. You may be thinking about a divorce, or no divorce, but planning for your and your child's safety.

You should certainly talk with a criminal or families law atty to understand your rights and your situation.

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