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Jul. 5 2016

STRICTER SPEEDING LAWS IN 2013

Posted By: Sami Azhari

State lawmakers made some important changes to the Illinois Vehicle Code for 2013. One change may lead to a substantial increase in driver’s license suspensions. Previously, a traffic offense in Illinois had never seemed like a serious issue for licensed …

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Jul. 5 2016

Automatic Revocation of Driving Privileges

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Over time, Illinois has become one of the strictest states when it comes to driving penalties.  First, there was a change in DUI law that required a Breath Alcohol Interlock Ignition Device (BAIID) in the automobiles of people receiving a …

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Jul. 5 2016

CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS AND DISMISSALS IN ILLINOIS

Posted By: Sami Azhari

SENTENCES CONSIDERED CONVICTIONS IN ILLINOIS 

Conditional Discharge

This is a criminal sentence that does not involve incarceration or supervision by a probation officer, but where the court will require a defendant to meet certain conditions.  This can result in incarceration …

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Jun. 19 2016

What is a conviction and what isn’t?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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SENTENCES CONSIDERED CONVICTIONS IN ILLINOIS

Conditional Discharge

This is a criminal sentence that does not involve incarceration or supervision by a probation officer, but where the court will require a defendant to meet certain conditions.  This can result in incarceration …

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Jun. 18 2016

Attorney Azhari Interviewed by FOX News After Attending DUI Seminar

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Chicago News | FOX 32 News

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Attorney Sami Azhari was recently featured on FOX News after attending a seminar on DUI enforcement in Chicago. The seminar was held by Bill Pelarnos, a retired member of the Cook County Sheriff’s …

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Jun. 18 2016

Criminal Sexual Abuse and Assault

Posted By: Sami Azhari

Sexual assault and sexual abuse are unwanted physical contact of a sexual nature. According to the Illinois Criminal Sexual Assault Act, criminal sexual assault is defined as an act of sexual penetration with the use or threat of force or …

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