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AZHARI LLC BLOG

Aug. 23 2019

Yes, False Allegations of Domestic Violence Really Do Happen in IL

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Most allegations of domestic violence are genuine, and domestic abuse is statistically an underreported offense. However, false allegations can and do happen on occasion. While domestic violence should never be tolerated, falsely accusing someone is unacceptable, too. False domestic violence [...]
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Aug. 7 2019

Epstein, R. Kelly Cases Shine a Light on Illinois Sex Trafficking

Posted By: Sami Azhari

The Me Too Movement has paved the way to a number of powerful men being charged with sex crimes and sexual misconduct. The greatest public awareness began with the Weinstein story which broke in October 2017 and has culminated into dozens of household names being smeared. You’ve heard [...]
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Jul. 31 2019

The Real Differences between Robbery and Armed Robbery Charges in IL

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Regardless of the degree of offense, robbery is always classified as a felony and almost always carries some amount of jail time. Should your charges escalate to armed or aggravated robbery, you can bet on more than doubling your prison sentence. What’s more, although robbery of any kind [...]
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Jul. 26 2019

Everything You Need to Know about Drug-Free Zones in Illinois

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Drug-free zone laws enhance criminal penalties for drug crimes committed near places frequented by children like public schools and parks. The idea is to keep drugs and the violence, theft, and prostitution crime often associated away from children. Although the principle behind drug-free [...]
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Jul. 18 2019

What to Know about the Federal Criminal Appeals Process

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Were you convicted of a crime in federal trial court? Do you disagree with the decision? If you were...and you don’t, you have the right to request your case be reviewed again. This is known as an appeal, and your request is submitted to an “appellate” court. The appeals process [...]
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