Being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Illinois is a serious matter. The mere accusation can do damage to your reputation and may cost you your job, while a conviction could mean fines and a lengthy jail sentence. At a time like this, you need a strong New Lenox DUI attorney on your side. At Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino, P.C.., we have more than 125 years combined experience aggressively defending clients against these types of charges. We can help strategize the best course of action in your case to help you avoid the potentially harsh penalties you are facing.
Driving while under the influence of alcohol, ‘street’ drugs, or even prescribed medications is illegal in our state. According to the Illinois DUI Fact Book, close to 300 people are killed in DUI related accidents each year. As a result, law enforcement officials are aggressive in their efforts at catching and prosecuting potential offenders.
In 2016 alone, more than 29,000 Illinois drivers were arrested for DUI. These charges carry severe penalties and require an immediate, strong defense. At Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino, P.C., we provide the aggressive legal representation you need in this situation. As experienced New Lenox DUI attorneys, we know that even a first offense has the potential to impact your freedom and financial security, now and for years into the future.
Under the Illinois Compiled Statutes (625 ILCS 5/11-501), operating a motor vehicle while visibly impaired or with a breath alcohol content (BAC) level of .08% is illegal. While a first offense may be classified as a misdemeanor, having a high BAC level, causing a car accident while intoxicated, or having prior offenses could result in felony charges. If convicted, penalties you could be facing include:
As experienced New Lenox DUI attorneys, we begin immediately working on your case, reviewing the circumstances and the procedures followed, while gathering evidence to get your charges reduced or dismissed.
At Sabuco, Beck, Hansen & Massino, P.C., we defend you against DUI charges and the serious penalties you could be facing. The best legal defense begins early in your case. To get our experienced legal team on your side, reach out and contact our New Lenox DUI attorneys right away to request a consultation.
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