Domestic violence offenses are punished to the full extent of the law in Cook County. Domestic Battery in particular can be charged as a felony or misdemeanor. Even when charged with a misdemeanor domestic battery, the minimum sentence is a conviction on your record. The consequences of such a conviction and the stigma associated with it can affect your chances of getting a job, entering the military, and even beginning a new relationship. Attorney Matt Fakhoury defends many clients accused of domestic battery and offers the aggressive defense of taking the case to trial or negotiating a reduced charge and favorable settlement for his clients. Call Our Office For a Free Case Review!