My question involves criminal law for the state of: Illinois
I am pressing domestic battery charges against my ex-girlfriend. The court date is tomorrow.
My question is what will this involve? I've never had to do this before. There was only one witness that saw the entire ordeal start to finish, but he will not testify. She attacked me first and I merely acted in self-defense, however I did not cause her any physical harm. She caused me visible physical harm which was documented by the police. I have another witness that was present when it happened, but he did not see how it started.
What should I expect? Thank you.