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b2ap3_thumbnail_shutterstock_716607445.jpgBeing charged with aggravated speeding is very serious and may come with undesired consequences. No matter what the reason may be, it is best to adhere to the speed limit when on the roads. If caught speeding, especially if at a high rate, you may lose potential employment opportunities, driving privileges, and overall quality of life.

Enforcement of Aggravated Speeding

In order to determine the speed that each vehicle is going, law enforcement uses all types of radar devices, including hand-held radar, moving radar, pacing radar, laser speed measurement, photo speed enforcement, and air speed measurement. Since the 1990’s, laser speed measuring devices were initially used, as they could use laser light beams to bounce off a moving vehicle and determine the current speed of that vehicle.

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Untitled-design-16.jpgDomestic battery has been a major problem in the United States for many years. The abuser may face serious criminal charges, loss of employment opportunities, and decreased quality of life. The person affected by the abuse may face physical and emotional hardships for the rest of his or her life. In the United States alone, domestic battery and abuse happens far too often, and the consequences of the abuse have become more serious.

Facts About Domestic Battery and Violence

Domestic battery and abuse result in many more injuries that require medical attention than accidents, muggings, and forced sexual assault combined. In the United States alone, a woman is beaten every 15 seconds, with two in five women who are murdered killed by their husbands or boyfriends. Although there are situations where a woman beats a man, over 95 percent of all domestic battery and violence cases involve a man beating a woman. Domestic battery, violence, and abuse do not often happen suddenly; the abuse usually becomes more frequent and severe over time. Domestic battery, abuse, and violence can happen anywhere at any time. The abuse can also happen to anyone, no matter what social class, race, status, or educational background.

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b2ap3_thumbnail_shutterstock_452257993.jpgDomestic battery is an already serious crime that will likely come with even more serious consequences. The charge can impact a pending divorce case, cause you to be forced to leave your own home, and prevent you from seeing your own children. It is essential that you understand the law and consequences regarding domestic violence so you can take immediate action if you are being charged with such a crime. 

What is Domestic Battery?

In the State of Illinois, the most common types of domestic battery include causing bodily harm to a family or household member or making physical contact in a disrespectful nature. Family or household members can include, but is certainly not limited to, the following:

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