The McHenry County DUI Lawyer

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The McHenry County DUI Laywer

(847) 854-7700        

Should You Plead Guilty Or No Contest To A DUI Charge?

Should You Plead Guilty Or No Contest To A DUI Charge?

Pleading guilty to a DUI charge comes with enormous consequences, so you must have an experienced lawyer to guide you in the process. Every court case is indeed different, but you need to know that pleading guilty only compound your problems. Here is some necessary...

Dealing With the Stress of a DUI Case

Dealing With the Stress of a DUI Case

Stress emerges when you worry so much about the outcome of a case. In a DUI case, such a feeling is typical. Virtually every DUI case often span from certain factors like trauma and emotional stress. When arrested, this trauma is heightened, and getting it out of your...

Things You Should Know After Your First DUI

Things You Should Know After Your First DUI

When arrested for driving under the influence, you will surely have tons of questions on your mind. You will be wondering if you should tell your parents about it, or perhaps your school.  Will you lose your driver’s license?  Although every case is different, they...

Four Questions For Hiring A Lawyer For Criminal Or DUI Defense

Four Questions For Hiring A Lawyer For Criminal Or DUI Defense

When you are looking to hire the right lawyer for your Illinois criminal or DUI defense case, you will need to be careful and ask the right questions.  These practical questions would help you get the right criminal or DUI defense lawyer for your case. Are You...

Administrative Component to DUI in Illinois

Administrative Component to DUI in Illinois

There are two components to a DUI that you need to be aware of; the administrative and criminal components.  Both are very important but today we are going to discuss the administrative side. The administrative, or sometimes called civil, component of a DUI matter...

Criminal Component to DUI in Illinois

Criminal Component to DUI in Illinois

The criminal component of DUI in Illinois involves the actual charge of DUI against the motorist by a law enforcement officer.  This is essentially when you are arrested by getting handcuffed and transported to the police department for processing.  The reason for the...

Plea Bargaining and DUI’s

Plea Bargaining and DUI’s

Plea bargaining is a process where the defendant's lawyer and the prosecutor reach a compromise. The defendant enters a guilty or no contest plea in exchange for a reduced fine or jail sentence. These are common in most DUI cases because the prosecutor gets to claim a...

How To Not Let A DUI Get In The Way Of Your Life

How To Not Let A DUI Get In The Way Of Your Life

If you already have gotten a DUI for this year, you are not alone. According to a report by MADD, nearly 1.6 million people were arrested due to driving under the influence in 2018. You may be wondering how you can your year back on track before this DUI derails your...

How To Avoid A DUI Charge

How To Avoid A DUI Charge

Drinking and driving are two behaviors that should never be done together- especially since you are putting yours and others’ lives at risk. The consequences of being charged with a DUI are extensive. Repercussions may include an expensive fine, increased insurance...