AZHARI LLC BLOG

Jan. 17 2019

Illinois Embezzlement Charges: How to Fight Back

Illinois Embezzlement Charges: How to Fight Back
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Even though embezzlement charges are not violent in nature, they are still considered a very serious crime in Illinois. Case-in-point? Embezzling only $501 from a business could lead to felony charges and years behind bars. Because of this, it is vital that anyone charged puts together the [...]
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Jan. 11 2019

You Can Face US Charges If You Make Illegal Porn in Another Country

You Can Face US Charges If You Make Illegal Porn in Another Country
Posted By: Sami Azhari

According to the US Sentencing Commission, “Congress has been particularly active over the last decade creating new offenses, increasing penalties, and issuing directives to the Commission regarding child pornography offenses.” Part of the rationale for increased child pornography [...]
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Jan. 4 2019

You Got a New Year’s DUI in Chicago – Now What?

You Got a New Year's DUI in Chicago – Now What?
Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

New Year’s is a great time to move forward from the past. Out with the old, in with the new. Unfortunately, that principle doesn’t apply to criminal charges. If you were arrested or charged with DUI in Chicago over New Year’s, you should spend the beginning of 2019 building a strong [...]
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Dec. 27 2018

Concurrent Versus Consecutive Sentences for Federal Drug Trafficking

Concurrent Versus Consecutive Sentences for Federal Drug Trafficking
Posted By: Sami Azhari

A federal jury convicts a defendant of two drug trafficking charges (multiple charges are common in drug trafficking cases). The judge sentences the defendant to five years in prison for Count 1, and two years in prison for Count 2, with the sentences to be served consecutively. What’s the [...]
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Dec. 20 2018

The Truth about Holiday Domestic Violence in Illinois – And Why It Matters

The Truth about Holiday Domestic Violence in Illinois – And Why It Matters
Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:

It seems like the holidays come with more of everything. More shopping. More traffic. More parties. More eating and drinking. More sentimental music. More time with family. More stress. Perhaps partially because of this, a powerful narrative has developed around domestic violence and the [...]
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