Chicagoland Criminal Defense Attorneys Highlights The laws of Domestic Battery Laws in Illinois

Nov 13, 2019

November 14, 2019 - /PressAdvantage/ - Chicagoland Criminal Defense Attorneys is a professional Chicago law firm providing criminal attorney services in Chicago and the surrounding areas. The company has been providing legal guidance to the public to make sure that people know the law according to the criminal charges they are facing. Recently, the law firm has released information about domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery charges in Illinois.

On the website, the firm quoted the law, “A person commits domestic battery if he or she knowingly without legal justification by any means: (1) Causes bodily harm to any family or household member; (2) Makes physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with any family or household member.”

The Chicago law firm further explained what the law states and what people need to know, “Domestic Battery is a Class A misdemeanor. However, a Domestic Battery can also be an Aggravated Domestic Battery in some circumstances. Aggravated Domestic Battery can be a Class 4 felony, Class 3 felony, Class 2 felony, Class 1 Felony, or a Class X felony depending on severity of the injury, the status (a child or disabled person) of the victim, the criminal background of the accused, and the location of the Domestic Battery, the use of a firearm during the battery, the use of a weapon during the battery, or other certain conduct. A Class X felony is non-probationable and is punishable by 6 to 30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Additionally, some Aggravated Domestic Battery charges carry enhanced sentencing which can include sentencing up to, and including, life in prison. Whether charged with a felony or a misdemeanor it is important to contact the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith immediately. When you hire the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith, you are hiring former prosecutors who are seasoned trial attorneys and are comfortable defending your rights before judges and juries. Your defense begins the moment you contact us.”

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For more information about Gruszeczki & Smith Law, LLP , contact the company here:

Gruszeczki & Smith Law, LLP
Dustin Smith
Gruszeczki & Smith Law, LLP
33 N Dearborn St #1950
Chicago, IL 60602

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