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July 2017

Illinois No Refusal DUI Initiative

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Law, Illinois DUI Law|Tags: , , , , , , |

Illinois is one of many states across the nation to adopt a No Refusal DUI Initiative, aimed at reducing accidents and deaths due to intoxicated driving. Under No Refusal, drivers who are pulled over and arrested for DUI may be issued a speedy warrant and compelled to take chemical sobriety tests. Each Illinois county has [...]

May 2017

Illinois DUI and your Driver’s License: Statutory Summary Suspension

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Law, Illinois DUI Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In Illinois, DUI offenses result in administrative and criminal penalties. If you are arrested for suspected DUI, you may find yourself facing both. While criminal charges and a conviction can permanently affect your criminal record, the civil penalties of a DUI can also have a negative impact on your day-to-day life. This article will discuss [...]

April 2017

To Blow or Not to Blow? What You Need to Know About DUI Laws in Illinois

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Criminal Law, Illinois DUI Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you are pulled over or arrested in Illinois for suspected intoxicated driving, chances are you will be asked to take at least one sobriety test. These can include field exams meant to estimate sobriety, and chemical tests which measure blood alcohol content (BAC). Failing a field test can lead to a DUI arrest, and [...]

November 2016

New Law: Immunity for Illinois Underage Drinkers who Report Medical Emergencies

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Law, Illinois DUI Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

On January 1, 2016, a new Illinois amnesty law went into effect which offers the chance of immunity to underage drinkers who call 911 to get medical help for themselves or someone else. House Bill 1336 was debated and signed into law last year (2015). Why Illinois Changed Policy on Underage Drinking Prior to the [...]

October 2016

Consequences of a DUI Conviction

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Law, Illinois DUI Law|Tags: , , , , |

In the state of Illinois, you can be charged and convicted of DUI if you are caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or higher. Additionally, if you are caught driving with a BAC that falls between .05% - .08%, you can also be charged with DUI if you are determined to [...]

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