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Summary suspension of a driver’s license after DUI arrest: an explanation of Illinois law

October 5, 2014
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Getting arrested for a DUI can be a scary ordeal. In most cases, a driver is driving late at night and suddenly pulled over for a traffic violation. Once the police officer approaches the vehicle and detects even a slight odor of an alcoholic beverage, a DUI investigation begins. In all likelihood, once the DUI […]

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Driving under the influence of alcohol: a summary of Illinois law

December 22, 2013
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While driving under the influence is a misdemeanor offense, the consequences may be more serious than a felony. This is because a conviction has additional penalties not seen for other crimes. A conviction for DUI results in a revoked driver’s license. And a revoked license can, hypothetically, last forever. The offense of DUI is codified […]

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