If you have been charged with a domestic violence crime, you need to know the extent of your charges. When does a charge of domestic violence cross over into aggravated domestic violence in Illinois? It depends on the specifics of how the crime occurred and what exactly happened.
Non-Aggravated Domestic Violence Charges
Domestic violence is classified as a misdemeanor when one person commits or threatens violence against a family or household member. Actual physical violence, threats of violence, [...]