Understanding Illinois’ ignition interlock device laws

December 31, 2021 Legal Team
When you receive a conviction for driving under the influence in Illinois and wish to seek driving relief, you must install a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device on any vehicle you drive, if granted it. The device makes it so you have to submit a suitable, alcohol-free breath sample before you may drive your...
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Getting your driver’s license back after a DUI

October 29, 2021 Legal Team
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a serious crime with harsh consequences.If an Illinois court convicts you of drunk driving, you will automatically lose your driver’s license until you complete the requirements to get it back.Suspension versus revocationA DUI conviction can result in either a suspension or revocation of your driving...
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How to find out if your license has been suspended

March 11, 2020 Legal Team
If you drive with a suspended license in Illinois, you could face a variety of penalties. However, there is a chance that you are driving with a suspended license and don’t even know it. While authorities will likely send a notice by mail, there is a chance that you won’t receive it or mistakenly...
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New law takes effect setting court fines and fees in Illinois

November 27, 2019 Legal Team
Critics have long said that Illinois’ legal system is disproportionately harsh on low- and middle-income citizens compared to the wealthy. Excessive fines and fees for traffic offenses, DUIs and other violations can hurt access to employment, transportation and housing for low-income people.A new law, which took effect in July, was supposed to address those...
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