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CLIENT CHARGED WITH: Child endangerment and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Client admitted to police that she had given alcohol to the minors and that they had engaged in sex acts in her car while she was present. Prosecutor attempted to blame the client for the behavior of the two minors that were in the back seat of her car. After reviewing all of the video statements, Mr. Weisberg met with the prosecutor and convinced her to dismiss all the charges related to sexual activity of the two minors. These were the most damning charges against the client. The client accepted a negotiated plea agreement where she simply pleaded guilty to a low misdemeanor charge of providing alcohol to a minor. She did not serve any jail time and will not have to register as a sex offender.

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What Everyone Should Know about Illinois Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic Battery | Domestic Violence

In our state, there are some crimes that, when committed against a household or family member, are considered a crime of domestic violence. These charges can result in some significant penalties if you are convicted, so it’s important to understand what actions qualify and what can happen if you are found guilty.

Here’s what you need to know about domestic violence laws in Illinois and how a conviction can impact your life.

What Is a Domestic Violence Offense in Illinois?[...]

Fighting With Your Roommate? It Can Lead to IL Domestic Battery

Domestic Battery | Domestic Violence

When police are called to the scene of two people fighting, there are several possible scenarios that can occur after that point. If the two people live in the same household, there is a chance that the crime of domestic battery can be charged.

When most people think of domestic battery charges, they imagine it’s something that a person can be charged with if they fight with the spouse or significant other – not simply a person that’s your roommate. [...]

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