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Oct. 20 2017

Know Your Rights in Illinois When Accused of Shoplifting

Know Your Rights in Illinois When Accused of Shoplifting
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Shoplifting is often seen as a small crime, but a shoplifting accusation can have big consequences. For that reason, it’s important to understand the shoplifting laws here in Illinois and to know your rights if you’re facing a shoplifting allegation. What Is Shoplifting in [...]
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Oct. 12 2017

The Differences between Illinois State and Federal Charges

The Differences between Illinois State and Federal Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Whether you’re living here in Illinois or just passing through, you have to follow our state’s laws. However, no matter where you are in the United States, you also have to follow our country’s laws. So what happens, then, if you break a law here? Will you be charged by Illinois or by [...]
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Oct. 3 2017

Teen Sex Tape Could Land You on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry

Teen Sex Tape Could Land You on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry
Posted By: Sami Azhari

In January, a Chicago teen committed suicide after his school warned him he could be charged and required to register as a sex offender when they discovered he had recorded a sexual encounter with another classmate. Sixteen-year-old Corey Walgren recorded a video of himself having consensual [...]
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Sep. 28 2017

Ways to Defend Yourself against Illinois Assault Charges

Ways to Defend Yourself against Illinois Assault Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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An assault charge is a very serious matter. If you are convicted, you could face severe penalties, as well as being left with a permanent criminal record of a violent crime – something that will compromise employment prospects, loans, housing, child custody, and more. Importantly, to be [...]
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Sep. 21 2017

Use These Strategies to Battle Your Illinois DUI Charge

Use These Strategies to Battle Your Illinois DUI Charge
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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DUI

In Illinois, the typical punishments for driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance are stiff. Thankfully, being charged is not the same as getting convicted. A conviction hinges on two measures. First, the prosecution must be able to prove that you drove the vehicle [...]
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