It may come as no surprise that Illinois DUI laws prohibit the consumption of intoxicating substances other than just alcohol when operating a motor vehicle.
Several news stories regarding weapons charges in Illinois have popped up in the last week, highlighting both the conduct of offenders and the activities of
Drinking alcohol and driving don’t mix well, and neither do DUI charges and other felony crimes. A Chicago man learned this this hard way this
The shooting death of a 19-year-old Detroit woman has sparked outrage across the country, and has raised questions as to whether the shooting was racially
Almost every driver in the Chicago area will get pulled over by law enforcement at one point or another and, many times, they will receive
On June 16, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued an opinion in a widely discussed case involving the purchase of guns.
Crimes that involve a sexual offense are among the most serious of which a person can be accused. In the most serious cases, a person
Earlier this year, Tennessee passed a new law allowing for the criminal prosecution of women who are deemed to have used controlled substances during pregnancy.
A new non-partisan review of the Cook County juvenile justice system has discovered that Illinois’ automatic transfer law has had the unintended consequence of unfairly
Battery means that you make unwanted physical contact with another person that is provoking, insulting, or that causes bodily harm. Battery against anyone is against
Criminal convictions have many consequences, such as fines, probation, or jail time. A conviction may continue to have an effect on your life long after
Almost every Major League Baseball (MLB) fan is aware of scandal that came fully to light last year, involving several players who received steroids from
Mediation is often viewed as a less costly and more effective type of divorce proceeding. While not for every couple or situation, mediation can result
It’s your worst nightmare. You’ve been drinking, and the cops pull you over. You hand them your license and registration, and they want to know
Perhaps you are visiting the great state of Illinois and you get pulled over and arrested for driving under the influence. There are many out-of-state
When you receive a DUI charge in Chicago, the court may set an arraignment date in the future. The court will order you appear at
Successfully defending a DUI case in Chicago begins with getting a skilled attorney on your side who specializes in these cases. Stick with a law
When you fight your Chicago DUI case, you want to do everything that you can to develop your case and strategically defend against the charges.
The potential consequences of a DUI will depend on the subjective facts and circumstances of every case. The court typically looks at a variety of
There are many drivers who wonder whether or not it will hurt their Chicago DUI case if the DMV hearing is continued. The simple answer
The DUI is a frightening prospect for most defendants. It is a charge that can lead to months of lost income, a mark on a criminal