Monthly Archives: December 2023

WHAT IS CONTACT OF AN INSULTING OR PROVOKING NATURE IN A BATTERY?

            In Illinois, you commit battery if you knowingly, without legal justification, physically hurt another person or cause contact of an insulting or provoking nature. Battery can become an aggravated offense depending on the type of injury, victim or place … Continue reading

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WHAT IS OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE IN ILLINOIS?

You commit obstructing justice under one definition when: (1) you knowingly furnish false information, (2) intending to prevent the apprehension of any person, and (3) the false information materially impeded the administration of justice. See 720 ILCS 5/31-4(a)(1).   Note that … Continue reading

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