The Consequences Of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Charges
There is a broad range of dispositions if found guilty or if you plead guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI). Even a first drunk driving offense could result in jail time and revocation of a driver’s license. The range of sentence for a misdemeanor DUI is a minimum of Court Supervision and a maximum of 364 days in County Jail and a $2,500.00 fine. Felony DUIs are punishable by a minimum of Probation to a maximum or years in the penitentiary. There are other conditions of sentence including alcohol education and treatment in both felony and misdemeanor DUI cases.
I have represented hundreds of people charged with misdemeanor and felony DUIs in Chicago and Cook County. Each case is unique. I take the time to review all evidence the State intends to use against you and develop defenses depending on the circumstances of the case.
Sometimes, the State has strong evidence you violated the DUI statute. This could be chemical evidence, video evidence or testimonial evidence. I will work to get the most favorable sentence possible if a plea negotiation is appropriate.
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Your driving privileges are very important to you. I will review your case and achieve the best result possible based on the unique facts of your case and your individual background. Call my Chicago office to schedule a free consultation and to begin your defense.