Peoria DUI Lawyer Provides Tough Defense
Like every state in this country, Illinois levies strict penalties against
those who are found guilty of drinking and driving. The allowed legal
limit for drivers over the age of 21 is 0.08% blood alcohol content. Illinois
has a zero tolerance for drivers under the age 21, and all minor drivers
found operating a vehicle with any level of blood alcohol content will
be immediately arrested and prosecuted for driving under the influence (DUI). If you have been arrested, you need to work with an DUI attorney immediately
to ensure that your rights are protected and your freedoms defended. At
McCall Law Offices, P.C.,
our firm has
10 years of experience helping our clients reach favorable resolutions for their cases. You need
to contact a Peoria
criminal defense lawyer from our firm immediately.
Call 309.948.5908 today to start discussing your case with an experienced
DUI Laws and Penalties in Illinois
It is important to note that Illinois is an implied consent state, which
means that any individual who is asked to adhere to a blood or breath
test must oblige or risk losing their license - even if you are sober.
A refusal to take the breath or blood test will result in an automatic
suspension of your license for up to one year. Other penalties that you
may be facing if found guilty of a DUI include:
- Jail time for up to a year or a minimum of 6 months if a child under 16
was in your vehicle
- Mandatory community service of at least 100 hours
- Ignition interlock device installation in your car
- Fines of up to $2,500
First-time offenders that were arrested because of an accident that caused
serious bodily harm or death to another person may risk their case being
elevated to a felony vehicular manslaughter and may face additional charges
and prosecution as well. There are additional things that a prosecution
may consider in an arrest as well, such as the age of passenger in the
vehicle at the time of arrest and whether the car was stolen or unregistered.
As each situation is so unique, you need to ensure that your future is
protected by working with McCall Law Offices, P.C.
Retain a DUI attorney in Peoria, IL today!
With so much on the line, it is important that you work with
a Peoria DUI attorney from McCall Law Offices, P.C. as soon as possible. When you work with
our firm, we will aggressively pursue the best possible resolution for
your case. Although the majority of our cases are settled before trial,
we immediately begin preparing a case as if it was going to trial. By
doing this, we leave no stone unturned and will be fully prepared to defend
you in court if necessary.
If you have questions or wish to speak with an experienced attorney, do
not hesitate to
contact McCall Law Offices, P.C. today and schedule a
free case evaluation as soon as possible.