Tag Archives: domestic violence

Five Essential Things to Know About Illinois Orders of Protection

A Chicago woman is scared for her and her children after her husband threatened to kill her. Her husband has become increasingly paranoid after being laid off from his job. The more he sits at home, the more paranoid he becomes, and the more he... Continue reading →

The Shutdown Has Helped You Realize that Your Husband is Abusive: What Now?

For years, a woman has endured verbal abuse from her husband. Every time he has more than three alcoholic drinks, he becomes threatening and abusive. While he has never hit her, he slams the counters, punches walls, and screams in front of their... Continue reading →

Mental Health Challenges Lead to More Domestic Violence Calls in Illinois

A young Illinois couple has been together for two years. They share one child together and have one on the way. Their relationship has seen some ups and downs. The husband served time for a drug charge, a mistake he made two years ago. Since then,... Continue reading →