What is implied consent?

What is implied consent?

If you’ve taken driver’s ed recently, or been charged with a DUI, you’ve probably learned that Illinois has an implied consent law, and that this law has consequences for drivers who are accused of driving under the influence. But what exactly is implied consent? If...
DUI vs OWI vs DWI

DUI vs OWI vs DWI

There are many different terms in use for drunk driving offenses, and while it can seem that these terms are used interchangeably, the terms DUI, DWI, and OWI each have distinct meanings and legal ramifications. If you’ve been charged with a drunk driving offense, it...
2017 Illinois DUI Penalties

2017 Illinois DUI Penalties

A DUI (Driving Under the Influence) charge is a big deal, and if you’re been charged with a DUI, you probably don’t know what penalties you’re facing. If you’re charged with a DUI in the state of Illinois, here is what you can expect: First Offense A first offense DUI...
How a DUI Conviction Can Impact Your Life

How a DUI Conviction Can Impact Your Life

It should come as no surprise that a DUI conviction has serious, expensive consequences. It’s fairly well known that Illinois has a very strict policy regarding DUI offenders, and many people are aware that a DUI is most always accompanied by a series of fines,...
How Long Does An Illinois DUI Stay On Your Record?

How Long Does An Illinois DUI Stay On Your Record?

The State of Illinois has a zero tolerance policy for DUI convictions. Our state has some of the harshest penalties for DUIs, with a minimum one-year license revocation after just the first offense. Second and third offenses incur five and ten-year revocations,...
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