Vehicle Impoundment in Illinois

In Illinois, vehicle impoundment can happen for a wide variety of reasons. The vehicle owner does not need to be present in some cases, but can still be held accountable. No matter the reason, retrieving your car from the impound lot is expensive and time-consuming. It may even require a court hearing. Browsing Illinois Statute…

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What Counts as a DUI in Illinois?

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is most often associated with drinking alcohol before driving a car. According to the Illinois 2020 DUI Fact Book, even drivers with a Blood-Alcohol Content (BAC) below the legal limit are two times as likely to be killed in a car accident than sober drivers. However, Illinois statute 625 ILCS…

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Unlawful Use of a Weapon in Illinois

Being charged with Unlawful use of a Weapon (UUW) in Illinois could result in jail time. Like any serious crime, the conviction depends heavily on the circumstances surrounding the arrest and the offender’s history. The weapon in question does not have to be a firearm to give law enforcement cause for arrest. A criminal defense…

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