In the State of Illinois, individuals who choose to operate a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol can be charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). The legal blood alcohol concentration is .08 for those 21 and older, .00 for those under the age of 21 (zero tolerance), and .04 for drivers of commercial vehicles. If you have been charged with this crime, you could face a wide range of penalties, such as jail time, fines, and the suspension or revocation of your license. You can retain the services of the experienced attorneys at The Law Offices of Heather A. Widell to take on your case and fight zealously for your rights.

Some of the penalties that you may be facing for a first DUI offense include:

  • Up to one year in jail
  • Fines of up to $2,500
  • A minimum one-year license suspension
  • The installation of an Interlock Ignition Device (IID) in your vehicle

For the aggressive representation that you need, contact us at (773) 955-0400 today