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AZHARI LLC BLOG

Nov. 15 2019

Illinois Gun Crimes: The “Possession” Charge Few Know About

Illinois Gun Crimes: The "Possession" Charge Few Know About
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Thanks in part to local lawmakers and enhanced efforts by law enforcement, gun-related homicides have dropped in the Windy City. Still, our gun violence rates are among the highest in the nation. Chicago’s gun violence epidemic doesn’t just affect the victims of these heinous crimes and [...]
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Nov. 8 2019

The Cost of Not Clearing Your Illinois Criminal Record

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Posted By: Sami Azhari

The impact of being convicted of a crime doesn’t end after having paid your dues. A criminal record sticks with you long after the completion of your sentence, and it can affect your life in a variety of negative ways. In this post, we will look at the cost of not clearing your Illinois [...]
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Oct. 25 2019

How Illinois Domestic Violence Charges Can Impact Child Custody

How Illinois Domestic Violence Charges Can Impact Child Custody
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Since the late 1970s, the state of Illinois has recognized the importance of formal regulation on parents’ child custody and visitation rights. Today, Illinois courts are also especially attuned to domestic violence claims when hearing child custody cases. This is because state legislators [...]
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Oct. 25 2019

When They Say You Shoplifted in Illinois Multiple Times…

When They Say You Shoplifted in Illinois Multiple Times...
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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When faced with objects of value, individuals may have a lapse of judgment and be tempted to steal. As a result, shoplifting is a common offense that occurs in the state of Illinois. The law takes this into account and first-time offenders are subject to lighter sentences. However, if you [...]
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Oct. 18 2019

Disorderly Conduct: When Halloween Pranks Go Too Far in Illinois

Disorderly Conduct: When Halloween Pranks Go Too Far in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari

October 31st is known nationwide as the spookiest night of the year, but what happens if your Halloween “trick” gets out of hand? As children mature into their teenage years, often they can get involved in events on Halloween and October 30th (sometimes called Mischief Night) that can have [...]
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