Chicago DUI Blog

Can You Get a DUI for Being Hungover?

You can’t get a DUI for just feeling poorly. Whether you’re not feeling well because you have an illness or whether it’s because...
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How Long Does a DUI Stay on Record?

In every state, it is illegal to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, the penalty varies from state to state....
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How to Beat a DUI in Illinois

If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, it might feel like an impossible charge to overcome. You may be...
How to Avoid DUIs During the Holidays

How to Avoid DUIs During the Holidays

As the weather gets colder and the seasons change, gatherings of friends and family members become all the more frequent. These times with...

Can You Be Arrested Because of How You Smell?

Unless you’ve purposely rolled in cow manure to annoy your neighbor, the answer of course is “no.” Not everyone smells as wonderful as...

Are Breathalyzers Always Accurate?

If you find yourself under arrest for driving under the influence (DUI), you will be asked to submit to a breath test, commonly...

Are Checkpoints Constitutional? The Legality of DUI Checkpoints

What do you do when you are driving along and realize there is a DUI checkpoint ahead? If you recently found yourself in...

What to Know If You are Arrested for a DUI in Illinois

Over 29,500 DUI (Driving Under the Influence) arrests were recorded by the Illinois Secretary of State’s office in 2016. 92 percent of these...

What You Need to Know When Arrested for Underage Drinking in Cook County

Research conducted in 2018 from the Illinois Youth Survey revealed that 40 percent of 10th graders across the state and in Cook County...

Defending a DUI During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us. Over the next few months, people will be celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s. Many...