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Dec. 15 2017

Did a Minor Sext You? In Illinois, You Could End Up with a Charge

Did a Minor Sext You? In Illinois, You Could End Up with a Charge
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Recently, a 43-year-old Round Lake man was convicted of having sex with a 15-year-old girl in a motel. It’s a sad story that most of us have probably heard versions of before. They met on a social media app online. She sent him sexts. They arranged for him to pick her up at her school and [...]
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Dec. 7 2017

Difference in Illinois between Property Crime and Violent Crime

Difference in Illinois between Property Crime and Violent Crime
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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In Illinois, crimes are divided into two main categories: property crimes and violent crimes. Below we are going to detail the difference between the two, plus the penalties involved for both in our state. Property crimes The FBI defines crimes along a hierarchy, and property crimes are lower [...]
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Nov. 30 2017

DUI over Thanksgiving? Battle Your Charges with a Strong Defense

DUI over Thanksgiving? Battle Your Charges with a Strong Defense
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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DUI

If you were charged with a DUI this Thanksgiving, you’re not definitely not alone. Since Thanksgiving is such a busy weekend for travel and parties, police ramp up efforts every year, heavily patrolling streets and highways for drunk drivers. This year, officers in Evanston and Morton [...]
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Nov. 24 2017

Help Your Case by Learning about Illinois Drug Trafficking Laws

Help Your Case by Learning about Illinois Drug Trafficking Laws
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Because of the fact that they tend to cross state lines, many people believe that drug trafficking offenses are always charged as federal crimes. Often, however, this is not the case. Simply put, the federal government only takes on cases where federal law was violated and state law wasn’t [...]
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Nov. 17 2017

What It Means in Illinois to “Possess” Child Pornography

What It Means in Illinois to "Possess" Child Pornography
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Do you know what constitutes a child pornography possession charge? One recent case in Illinois has already ended in a conviction. Former Air Force airman Robert Hollingsworth, 27, of Byron, was sentenced to a five-year prison sentence and $48,000 in restitution fees. He pled guilty to one [...]
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