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I got a DUI and it is my third offense. What are the penalties in Illinois?

March 6, 2010
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A third offense for driving under the influence is a very serious case because it is not a misdemeanor offense. Rather, a third DUI in Illinois is a Class 2 felony. The fact that the first DUI offense resulted in supervision which the defendant completed does not matter. The supervision may have resulted in a […]

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What are the penalties for a first-time DUI in Illinois?

March 6, 2010
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When a person is arrested for DUI, the police officer will provide him with a Uniform Traffic Ticket. The ticket is written by hand and specifies the section(s) of the DUI statute the defendant is accused of violating. Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is set forth in 625 ILCS 5/11-501. There may […]

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What happens if I have an MDDP and drive a vehicle without a BAIID?

February 7, 2010
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Driving a vehicle without a BAIID when you have an Illinois MDDP can subject you to a Class 4 felony charge.

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How much does it cost to have a BAIID installed for an MDDP in Illinois?

February 7, 2010
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First time DUI offenders in Illinois are eligible for a special permit allowing them to drive during the statutory summary suspension, but the costs are high.

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I got a DUI in Illinois and my license is suspended. Can I get a permit to drive during the suspension?

February 6, 2010
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Illinois law allows DUI offenders to obtain a permit to drive during the summary suspension of their driver’s licenses with a BAIID device.

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