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DUI

Apr. 8 2021

How an Illinois DUI Stop Can Lead to Drug Possession Charges

How an Illinois DUI Stop Can Lead to Drug Possession Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Getting stopped for a suspected DUI is no fun, but neither are the consequences if the police find more than they bargained for in a stop. An Oak Park driver discovered just how much things can go awry. They were pulled over for driving under the influence and ultimately arrested for it – [...]
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Jan. 29 2021

Your Guide to License Suspension After Illinois DUI Conviction

Your Guide to License Suspension After Illinois DUI Conviction
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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DUI

If you’ve ever landed yourself a DUI in Illinois, then you know law enforcement in this state doesn’t take drunk driving (or driving high) lightly. If you haven’t, or if you have recently been charged for the first time, you may not know that if you’re found guilty of driving under [...]
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Nov. 20 2020

Do I Qualify for an Illinois DUI Monitoring Device?

Facing a St. Paddy's Day DUI? What You're Up against in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Imagine this: You are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Illinois. You post bond and are allowed to leave jail, waiting to attend your court date. You have a flurry of paperwork with a lot of information you may have no clue about because it’s your first offense. If [...]
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Oct. 22 2020

Hiring the Right DUI Defense Attorney in Illinois

Hiring the Right DUI Defense Attorney in Illinois
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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DUI

When you’re facing DUI charges in Illinois, there’s one thing you can do that can have a huge impact on the outcome of your case: choose the right lawyer. Still, many people are unsure of where to even begin looking for an attorney to represent them when the need arises. Luckily, finding [...]
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Sep. 10 2020

IL Restricted Driving Permits: How to Get Back on the Road After DUIs

IL Restricted Driving Permits: How to Get Back on the Road After DUIs
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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DUI

Getting a DUI can feel like it’s the end of your driving career. Losing your license after a DUI conviction is certainly a setback, but it’s not permanent. In fact, in Illinois, there’s a specific way to get back on the road: getting your Restricted Driving Permit. A restricted driving [...]
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Jul. 3 2020

Chicago Woman Facing 15 Years for No Probation for DUI Charges

Chicago Woman Facing 15 Years for No Probation for DUI Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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DUI

The consequences for DUI in Illinois are serious. You could find yourself paying thousands of dollars just for one drive home. Worse, these costs don’t even begin to cover the possible jail time and other consequences of drinking and driving. Case-in-point: a woman in Glendale Heights is [...]
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May. 8 2020

What Not to Do When Charged with a DUI in Chicago

What Not to Do When Charged with a DUI in Chicago
Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

It seems like a natural defense: If you’re pulled over by Chicago police and worried about a DUI, claiming that you have the coronavirus is a way to get out of it. It’s not that simple, though – as one Chicago man recently found out, now facing both DUI charges and charges for the [...]
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Feb. 7 2020

Think DUI Is Just a Misdemeanor Charge in IL? Think Again

Think DUI Is Just a Misdemeanor Charge in IL? Think Again
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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DUI

  Getting caught driving under the influence is bad enough on its own. It’s all too easy to misjudge your level of intoxication and try driving home, only to receive a DUI charge when you thought you were fine. It gets worse, though. In Illinois, DUIs are not just misdemeanors. [...]
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Nov. 22 2019

Did You Get an Illinois DUI over Halloween? You Can Fight Back

Did You Get an Illinois DUI over Halloween? You Can Fight Back
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Halloween fun isn’t just for children. You’ve likely had your fair share of Halloween celebrating during this festive season over the years. You also probably know alcohol or drugs are common at these parties. Police are aware of this, too. It’s evident by the number of DUI (or Driving [...]
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Sep. 12 2019

The Real Price of an Illinois DUI Conviction

The Real Price of an Illinois DUI Conviction
Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

Along with the criminal consequences, social stigma, and inconvenience of getting a DUI in Illinois comes a significant financial burden -- ongoing expenses that persist years after case resolution. If you’re facing DUI charges, it’s important to know what you’re up against, so that [...]
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