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DUI and DWI Laws in Chicago are Tough, Our DUI Lawyers are Tougher!
Since Secretary of State Jesse White took office in 1999, drunken driving deaths on Illinois highways
have decreased by 38%. In Chicago and Illinois’ education efforts, Illinois has received the highest rating
possible from the National Office of Mothers against Drunk Driving in 2011. They mean business.
Illinois, and Chicago in Cook County, has a zero tolerance law on drinking under the age of 21 and for
school bus drivers. The Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is .08 and over to be arrested in Chicago, Illinois for
over 21 years of age. Illinois was the 15th state in the United States to lower this limit from 1.0. You may
be arrested in Chicago even with as low as .05 to .08 if the arresting officer has additional evidence. It is
documented that even at .04 to .05 BAC, coordination and judgment is compromised and the probability
of causing an accident increases.
The average DUI arrest in Chicago involves:
A male (77%)
Age 34 (59%)
Occurs between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. on a week-end
A BAC of .16 (twice the legal limit)
In 2010, 436 accidents involving deaths were alcohol related; there were 41,900 DUI arrests made and
92% of them lost their driving privileges; and 85% of them were first time offenders.
A DUI conviction is serious and will stay on your driving record forever. Even if the evidence is strongly
against you, and the chemical testing has been deemed positive proof, it is recommended you seek
counsel with experienced attorneys before pleading guilty.
Types of Cases
Driving while intoxicated (DUI), or by any other name: Driving while intoxicated (DWI), Driving while
ability impaired by alcohol(DWAI) or Driving while ability impaired by drugs other than alcohol (DWAI/Drugs) all mean the same thing: fines, revocations of driving privileges, mandatory programs and even
jail sentences. Illinois is tough on DUI offenders.
Experienced DUI attorneys can help keep the penalties in line with first time offenders, who hopefully
will learn from the experience and never be in the situation again. Illinois has a breath alcohol ignition
interlock device (BAIID) that is required for first time offenders, and restricted licenses for work may be
obtained. Don’t take any chances with your driving record that may influence your education, careers
and other important advancements in your life. Seek advice.
From first time offenders (Class A misdemeanors) to fourth time convictions (Class X Felony) the fines,
jail times and penalties increase in severity. Multiple DUI convictions, especially with accidents involving
death or harm to children under age 16 will result in driving privileges suspended forever and long
prison terms and huge fines. Your legal counselor is the only one who can advise and guide you to
determine if there are any ways to lessen the severity.
Our defense Attorneys are highly qualified and experienced defense Lawyers. You need the best Chicago DUI lawyer or DWI attorney. Do not plead guilty without knowing your full options. Our experienced Chicago DUI Lawyers and Criminal Defense attorneys will make you feel like the law is on your side. Please Click the links below to see specific information about Chicago Laws, including information that our Chicago Lawyers will use pertaining to your case:
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