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Oct. 22 2020

Hiring the Right DUI Defense Attorney in Illinois

Hiring the Right DUI Defense Attorney in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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When you’re facing DUI charges in Illinois, there’s one thing you can do that can have a huge impact on the outcome of your case: choose the right lawyer. Still, many people are unsure of where to even begin looking for an attorney to represent them when the need arises. Luckily, finding [...]
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Sep. 10 2020

IL Restricted Driving Permits: How to Get Back on the Road After DUIs

IL Restricted Driving Permits: How to Get Back on the Road After DUIs
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Getting a DUI can feel like it’s the end of your driving career. Losing your license after a DUI conviction is certainly a setback, but it’s not permanent. In fact, in Illinois, there’s a specific way to get back on the road: getting your Restricted Driving Permit. A restricted driving [...]
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Jul. 3 2020

Chicago Woman Facing 15 Years for No Probation for DUI Charges

Chicago Woman Facing 15 Years for No Probation for DUI Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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The consequences for DUI in Illinois are serious. You could find yourself paying thousands of dollars just for one drive home. Worse, these costs don’t even begin to cover the possible jail time and other consequences of drinking and driving. Case-in-point: a woman in Glendale Heights is [...]
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May. 8 2020

What Not to Do When Charged with a DUI in Chicago

What Not to Do When Charged with a DUI in Chicago
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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It seems like a natural defense: If you’re pulled over by Chicago police and worried about a DUI, claiming that you have the coronavirus is a way to get out of it. It’s not that simple, though – as one Chicago man recently found out, now facing both DUI charges and charges for the [...]
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Feb. 7 2020

Think DUI Is Just a Misdemeanor Charge in IL? Think Again

Think DUI Is Just a Misdemeanor Charge in IL? Think Again
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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  Getting caught driving under the influence is bad enough on its own. It’s all too easy to misjudge your level of intoxication and try driving home, only to receive a DUI charge when you thought you were fine. It gets worse, though. In Illinois, DUIs are not just misdemeanors. [...]
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Nov. 22 2019

Did You Get an Illinois DUI over Halloween? You Can Fight Back

Did You Get an Illinois DUI over Halloween? You Can Fight Back
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Halloween fun isn’t just for children. You’ve likely had your fair share of Halloween celebrating during this festive season over the years. You also probably know alcohol or drugs are common at these parties. Police are aware of this, too. It’s evident by the number of DUI (or Driving [...]
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Sep. 12 2019

The Real Price of an Illinois DUI Conviction

The Real Price of an Illinois DUI Conviction
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Along with the criminal consequences, social stigma, and inconvenience of getting a DUI in Illinois comes a significant financial burden -- ongoing expenses that persist years after case resolution. If you’re facing DUI charges, it’s important to know what you’re up against, so that [...]
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Jul. 11 2019

Got an Illinois DUI over the 4th? You Can Fight Back

Got an Illinois DUI over the 4th? You Can Fight Back
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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The Fourth of July is the deadliest holiday of the year for drunk driving. So you can count on police being out full-force to catch drunk drivers in all 50 states, including Illinois. Every Fourth of July, police increase patrol teams to catch drunk drivers, and often employ DUI checkpoints [...]
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May. 26 2019

When Prom Adventures Turn Into Illinois Criminal Charges

When Prom Adventures Turn Into Illinois Criminal Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

‘Tis the season for prom night shenanigans, and while it can be a harmless evening of fun for high school students as the academic year comes to an end, it’s also a dangerous time for teens. Prom night adventures can lead to serious or even fatal incidents, as well as the legal trouble [...]
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May. 1 2019

Illinois Breath Tests Aren’t Always Right – Ways to Fight Your DUI

Illinois Breath Tests Aren't Always Right - Ways to Fight Your DUI
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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If you have been charged with a DUI in Illinois, there’s a surprisingly good chance that your blood or breath test results are inaccurate. Although blood tests are slightly more reliable than breath tests, both methods are often suspect – particularly if proper testing protocol is not [...]
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