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Domestic violence is defined as injuring or harassing a household or family member. Under the laws on domestic violence in Illinois, household or family members include:
- Biological family members
- People who co-parent a child
- Current or former spouses
- Dating couples
- Personal aides to those who suffer physical disabilities
What penalties could I face if convicted of domestic violence?
In the state of Illinois, domestic violence is regarded as a very serious crime. If you have been accused, it is important to retain a Decatur criminal defense attorney as quickly as possible. Even if the alleged victim decides not to press charges against you, the state will still investigate your case. If you are found guilty, you could face jail time and a permanent criminal record.
The penalties for abusing or harassing a member of your home or family can be severe and could affect you for the rest of your life. This accusation could even impact where you live and work. If you have been involved in an altercation and you are now being accused of violence, you should obtain legal defense as quickly as possible in order to protect your rights and your future.
Dedicated & Aggressive Defense
At Johnson Law Group, we are passionate about protecting our clients from the disastrous repercussions of false or trumped-up accusations. With over 100 years of combined experience and backgrounds that include work as prosecuting attorneys and police officers, we understand the criminal justice system inside and out and have a unique perspective on the types of cases our clients bring to us. When you call our firm, you can have confidence in our ability to defend you successfully and tenaciously.
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Don't let a domestic violence accusation hurt your future and impact your right to see your family. We at Johnson Law Group are here to protect you.
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