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DUI

May. 25 2022

Do’s and Don’ts for IL DUI Sobriety Checkpoints

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Have you ever been driving home and then come upon a strange scene? Cop cars are stopping cars as they drive past, funneling them through a checkpoint to see if people have been drinking and driving? Sobriety checkpoints do occur in Illinois, so it’s important to understand what you should [...]
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Apr. 27 2022

Driving While Diabetic: Is it a DUI?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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DUI

People with medical conditions and disabilities face a lot of challenges – and if you’re diabetic, then a charge for a DUI may be one of them. Diabetics can suffer from bouts with low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, that can mimic symptoms of intoxication. Additionally, they can [...]
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Feb. 17 2022

Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in Illinois?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Most people have experienced this scene: You’re driving down the road and suddenly you see flashing lights ahead – a DUI checkpoint is set up. What do you do? Can you turn around or do you have to go through it? Is it even legal for police to stop everyone like that? These are legitimate [...]
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Dec. 15 2021

Going to an IL Holiday Party? Careful to Avoid a DUI

Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

So many things are associated with the holidays. Presents, gatherings with family, great food, and, of course, parties. Getting together with friends, family, and co-workers also leads to a commonplace thing during the holidays that many people want to avoid – DUIs. Driving under the influence [...]
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Dec. 1 2021

Common Holiday Crimes in Illinois and Associated Charges

Common Holiday Crimes in Illinois and Associated Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also a time of the year that sees an increase for some crimes. During the holidays in Illinois, the incidence of certain crimes goes up for a variety of reasons. People leaving town presents an opportunity for break-ins. Increased [...]
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Nov. 10 2021

Have a CDL? IL DUI Penalties Can Be Steep

Have a CDL? IL DUI Penalties Can Be Steep
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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If you have a commercial driver’s license in Illinois, then you have to be aware of the enhanced penalties you can be subject to if charged with a DUI. For most CDL holders, their license is their livelihood. If that’s the case with you, losing it can have a huge impact on your life [...]
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Sep. 17 2021

You Got a Labor Day DUI in Illinois: What Now?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

Even though certain actions can lead to a DUI in Illinois, that doesn’t mean people expect it to happen to them—nor do they know what to do after the fact. If a weekend of summer-ending fun ended with a Labor Day DUI in Illinois for you, you may be wondering what is next. The truth of [...]
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Aug. 20 2021

Drugged Driving in Illinois: You’ll Get a DUI

Drugged Driving in Illinois: You'll Get a DUI
Posted By: Sami Azhari

When most people think of a DUI (driving under the influence) charge, they automatically jump to alcohol as the drug causing the impairment – but that’s not always the case. A Plainfield man was recently charged with driving under the influence of drugs, disobeying a stop sign, and [...]
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Jul. 23 2021

Endangering Children With an Illinois DUI

Endangering Children With an Illinois DUI
Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

Getting a DUI is something many people want to avoid. It can lead to serious consequences, including the loss of your license. However, DUIs can and do get worse, especially when children are involved. A Lake Bluff woman was arrested recently for driving under the influence of alcohol. [...]
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Jul. 7 2021

Wild 4th of July? How to Find the Right IL Defense Attorney

Wild 4th of July? How to Find the Right IL Defense Attorney
Posted By: Sami Azhari

Independence Day is a big holiday every year. People love to get together and celebrate, spending long hours having fun with friends and family. However, there’s another aspect to this holiday that isn’t as fun: an increase in arrests. Most holidays, including the 4th of July, see an [...]
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