Domestic battery, also known as domestic violence, is the act of physically harming another family member or other member of your household. Under this law, family members include those with whom you have a blood relation, whom you are dating, or with whom you share a child. Striking, harming, and provoking another family member through contact are all considered to be forms of domestic battery.
If you have been charged with domestic battery, then the experienced Champaign domestic battery lawyers of Bruno Law Offices can defend you in a court of law. Contact us at (217) 328-6000 to speak with an attorney about how we can help you.
Your Domestic Battery Defense
The Champaign-Urbana criminal defense lawyers of Bruno Law Offices understand that a domestic violence charge may falsely be brought against you when an argument gets out of control. Being convicted of domestic battery can have devastating effects on your personal and professional life, and it is unfair for others to wrongly use a claim of domestic battery as a weapon against you.
Our attorneys will work hard to ensure that you have a strong and effective legal defense. We will fully assess your situation and work with you to put forth a powerful legal fight in court. Contact the Champaign and Urbana domestic battery lawyers of Bruno Law Offices today at (217) 328-6000 to schedule your free initial consultation.
Punishment for Domestic Battery
In the state of Illinois, domestic battery is charged as a Class A misdemeanor. If you are convicted of this crime, then you will face up to one year of jail time and a fine of $2,500. Aggravated domestic battery, which is committed with the use of a dangerous weapon or against a pregnant victim, will result in up to 3 years of imprisonment and a fine of up to $25,000.
If you have been charged with domestic battery, then you will need an experienced criminal defense attorney to help protect your rights. Contact the Champaign domestic battery lawyers of Bruno Law Offices today at (217) 328-6000 to learn more about our legal services.