It depends on what you were actually charged with as domestic violence is not a charge in illinois. Domestic battery? Dropped down to battery? Did you have probation or court supervision? Get a copy of your file from the circuit clerk. Call a criminal defense lawyer for a consultation.
This sounds more like a criminal law question than a family law question. It sounds like at least one of you was arrested and charged with an offense such as domestic battery where the judge ordered as a special condition of bond that whichever one of you that was charged has to stay away from the...Read more »
She doesn't have a job and owns nothing nor does she pay any bills. She is a frequent drug abuser and constantly goes on rampages and destroys the house. she also threatens to fight people in the house and puts my one-year-old daughter at risk for danger.
I live with my mom and younger sister (13) and my mothers ex boyfriend has been living with us for about 4-5 years now and finally we have gotten an eviction notice for him but its not set until July 1st. Lately he has been yelling at us and making us uncomfortable and scared in our own home and is... Read more »
My daughters boyfriend has verbally and physically abused my daughter but she won’t file a restraining order on him and doesn’t want to leave him. She is +18 and will protect him at all cost to the point to lying to the police and blaming herself.
There isn't enough information here to be completely certain. I would want to know some things like the living arrangements and whether you still have any legal responsibliity for your daughter for anything.
The chances are that you do not have standing to seek an order against your...Read more »
If the man does not fight back or defend himself (just leave the situation) will he get in trouble? Would she be able to be removed from the house/arrested/or charges pressed for the assault and verbal threats?
Just to be clear, you are saying that you gave a false statement to the police? If that is the case, yes you could be arrested. If this is the case, you really should not do anything until you have discussed this with a criminal defense attorney.
What? No one here can tell you how to do this. This is why we go to law school and work many years for the experience to handle such matters. You need to make sure to appear in court and see what happens in court.
He grabbed my hands with force then I left the house reported domestic violence to the police I was told to go get an order of protection but then me and my daughter’s father came to an agreement to not get back together but he will still buy our daughter needs and help me with her and see her... Read more »
Her legal guardians have taken my daughter from me, filed an emergency motion in Illinois stating to the Judge that they are deciding who speaks/ sees to her, and that they would deny any contact from both parents. My ex (her father) was released from jail with 2 counts of continuous family... Read more »
I am a single mother. Every since the father of my child and I broke up, he has become even more emotionally unstable, controlling, abusive, and unpredictable in his actions. I plan to relocate because the abuse is leading me into depression, I have help and support elsewhere, and would have a... Read more »
I reside in the state of Illinois and I am a victim of domestic violence (emotional, physical and verbal). My abuser is my child's father. Four days ago, I finally gained the courage to file a police report against the father of my child after he assaulted me once more in front of my infant... Read more »
You need more advice than an attorney can adequately provide without an in-person interview. Please, for the sake of yourself and your child, make an appointment with a family law lawyer. He or she ask the questions needed to give you advice. If you don't know who to call, contact a local...Read more »
No, a Domestic Battery conviction can not be Sealed. The time to have the charge reduced was prior to pleading guilty or going to trial, so that time has passed as well. Your only option is to request Executive Clemency from the Governor but way of an Executive Clemency Petition.
They could depending on what she said. If she was in fear of being hit, the charge could be assault. They could also possibly charge you with disorderly conduct. It is important for you not to speak to the police if they come to speak to you.
My wife I told the officers that she did not want to press charges and that I need to get my head checked out because I have fail I hit my head against a plaster concrete wall come to find out I had a concussion with a mask off fracture to the right side of my head
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