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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 is that it will not hurt you, in fact, that extra time gives your DUI attorney the chance to subpoena the video and audio from the arrest, subpoena the arresting […]

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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 factors surrounding the DUI arrest. These factors include: Whether the driver charged with a DUI was transporting a child under 16 years of age. The age of the driver charged […]

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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 firm that has a dedicated DUI attorney, one who understands the complexities of these type cases and will be in the best position to cast doubt on the evidence presented […]

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In the past few decades, the enforcement and penalties associated with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) have grown significantly more aggressive across the country. In addition, the legal limit as to what constitutes “under the influence” has dropped in Illinois, from a 1.5 blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in the 1950s to 1.0 in […]

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If you are stopped by law enforcement while driving and the officers suspect you have been drinking, they may want to perform different kinds of tests to determine whether you are driving under the influence (DUI). In addition to Breathalyzer and blood tests, the results of which must be processed by a forensic lab, officers […]

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Every driver should know that driving while under the influence (DUI) of alcohol is against the law. However, many people do not actively consider that it is also against the law to drive under the influence of marijuana. Illinois law specifically makes it unlawful to drive under the influence of any intoxicating compound, drug, or […]

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Driving is a privilege afforded to many residents all throughout Illinois, but it is one that comes with specific responsibilities. Those convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol may see that privilege revoked, and may even be forced to spend time in jail. In all states, a person with a blood-alcohol level (BAC) of […]

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Like all 50 states in the United States, Illinois law prohibits anyone under the age of 21 years from drinking alcohol. The legal age of 21 is largely due to the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 (23 U.S.C. § 158), which states that any state that sets a legal drinking age below 21 […]

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If you are facing charges for driving under the influence (DUI) in Illinois, there are many potential defenses that an experienced attorney will explore. For example, a criminal defense attorney will examine the circumstances surrounding your traffic stop and arrest to ensure that law enforcement officers did not violate your constitutional rights against unreasonable search […]

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