Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Orders of Protection

Illinois law offers legal protection from domestic violence.  Domestic violence is abuse committed by a family member or a member of the victim's household.  Illinois law broadly defines household to include, among others, people who previously dated, former spouses,...

read more

Protecting Pets From Domestic Violence

If your spouse or another member of your household has demonstrated or threatened violence, you should be aware of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act ("IDVA"). Living with domestic violence, or the threat of domestic violence, is a dangerous situation and the law...

read more