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Defenses to DUI Charges

Experienced Chicago DUI Lawyer

Most of us have seen the high profile campaigns that have been launched in recent years against drinking and driving. If you or a loved one has been arrested, you will face prosecutors who are expert in DUI offenses and who are highly motivated to secure a conviction. Penalties for conviction can be harsh, greatly affecting your lifestyle.

The Toney Law Firm, LLC would like you to know that an arrest does not have to mean a conviction. An experienced Chicago DUI attorney can explain DUI defenses that may result in a successful outcome of your case.

Potential Penalties for Drunk Driving

Even for a first time DUI, you may receive up to 1 year in jail possible with further time added if a child under the age of 16 was in the car. In addition, a fine in the thousands of dollars, a minimum 1 year suspension of your license, vehicle registration suspension and community service are all possible penalties for a first DUI conviction. Multiple DUI convictions can result in years in prison and a lifetime revocation of your driver's license. In certain circumstances, fines up to $25,000 must be paid.

Can DUI Charges Be Defended?

There are defenses that can be used to successfully overcome DUI offenses or get the charges reduced. It will be found at times that the police actually had no legal cause to pull you over in the first place. Illegal search or seizure can result in evidence against you being thrown out at your trial. Tests that are administered to determine BAC level, or to show that your ability to drive was somehow impaired, can be flawed. These tests can be improperly administered or faulty equipment may have been used.

Attorney Sarah Toney works towards securing the best possible result in each DUI case. In some cases, she can work to secure a special permit to allow you to drive back and forth to work and under other limited circumstances. Sometimes offenses can be negotiated down to more minor charges resulting in less harsh penalties. If your case must go to trial, she will utilize her ability to investigate the circumstances of your individual case in order to determine the best possible avenue for defense. It is important, however, that work begin quickly on your case. Don't delay in calling today.

If you have been charged with DUI, immediately contact a Chicago DUI Defense Lawyer to work for the protection of your rights.

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Case Results

  • NOT GUILTY ON TWO COUNTS OF RESISTING ARREST
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