You Need a Chicago Defense Lawyer Ready to Handle Any Charge
Here is what most people imagine when they think about being charged with a crime: you do something wrong, and you get a single charge for that one thing.
It makes sense, right? If you are being accused of a DUI, you should be charged with a DUI. If you are being accused of battery, you should be charged with battery.
But in many instances, multiple charges can result from what seems like a single act.
One of the charges most commonly tied to another is battery. Except in rare circumstances, if you are being charged with battery, you will also be charged with assault. Many people do not even realize that they are two separate crimes, but in Illinois that is how the law is written.
It doesn’t stop there, though.
Let’s say your charges stem from a fight. If you brought a weapon to this fight, you could also be facing weapons charges. If your fight occurred in a public place, you might find disorderly conduct charges levied against you. And if you happen to be carrying a joint on you when the cops arrest you, drug charges are sure to follow as well.
This matters when choosing a defense attorney, because you want someone who specifically focuses on criminal law but also possesses a wide-ranging knowledge about how to handle all kinds of criminal charges.
Chicago criminal attorney Sami Azhari has been successful in litigating all kinds of criminal cases both in Illinois state and federal court. His practice areas include:
No matter what charges you are up against, you can rest easy knowing that Sami Azhari has helped people just like you to fight back and obtain the best possible outcome. His goal is always to mount an aggressive defense to get your charges reduced, dropped, or dismissed, and he has had a lot of success doing so.
You Need an Illinois Criminal Attorney Who Understands the Process
Sami Azhari knows how to fight for your rights and battle to get you positive results at every stage of the judicial process. Most people have no idea what happens in a criminal case, but Mr. Azhari has done it all. He knows how to best approach the preliminary investigation so that he will have all the facts on his side to help you. How to use evidence collection to bolster your defense. That plea negotiations are an art form that is as much about understanding the prosecution and the political landscape as it is having the right evidence. That trials are about winning over both people’s minds and their emotions.
It goes beyond this, too. While move criminal cases follow a similar general structure, there are difference depending on the type of charge or charges that you are facing. Sometimes you may be eligible for diversion programs or other forms of legal “forgiveness” that can reduce the penalties you face, but these need to be sought out at the right time and in the appropriate way. Mr. Azhari is familiar with all of these nuances and how to use them to your advantage, improving your defense strategy and leveraging them to get you a better outcome.
His knowledge of the process is not something that he tries to control, either. When you contact Mr. Azhari, the first thing you will do is set up a free initial consultation. At this consultation he will sit with you and go over all of the facts of your case so that he can offer an overview of what you are up against, what options you have available to fight back against your charges, and how likely each option is to be successful.
This may seem like a small thing, but there is a reason attorneys study for so many years – our legal system is ridiculously complicated. You need someone who is willing to break it down for you in the clearest, simplest possible way so that you know exactly what you are getting into. Sami Azhari not only tries to do this at your initial meeting, but throughout the case. At every step along the way, he will make sure that you understand what is happening, why, and what you need to do to give yourself the best chance at having a positive outcome.
You Need a Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Ready to Battle Your Charges Now
All criminal charges benefit from a timely, tenacious defense. From the second your paperwork lands on the prosecutor’s desk, you can be sure that they are going to start building their case against you, so it is vital that you start working with a skilled defender as soon as possible.
Having a lawyer with you early on will not only allow them to start crafting your defense strategy, but also help to make sure that your rights are protected, that no corners are cut by the police or prosecutors, and that you refrain from saying or doing anything that might negatively impact your defense.
So do not wait to get in contact with Sami Azhari. He is ready to help you fight back against your charges and make sure that you receive the optimal results that you deserve, but you have to take the first step. Reach out right now by calling one of our two convenient offices, sending Mr. Azhari an email, or filling out our free online case review form. He is available and ready to hear from you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.