Archive, June 2016.
It is popularly suggested that drivers suspected of driving under the influence submit to field sobriety testing in order to avoid a DUI charge. While there may be several reasons why one should avoid these tests in many other states, the state of Illinois has enacted steps to “persuade” drivers to do so. In most cases, refusal would not be in one's favor. However, with the most commonly used form of sobriety tests, the breathalyzer, it is important to understand that the technology has many downfalls.
Posted in DUI | Tagged breathalyzer defense DUI consequences DUI defense DuPage County DUI defense lawyer refuse the breathalyzer
During a traffic stop, you cooperate with the officers who pulled you over. You answer every question asked to the best of your knowledge and even allow the officers to check your vehicle—you know that nothing is there. Yet, the officers find something in your car that shocks you, because you have never touched anything like it. You know others who do, however, and somehow the remanence was discovered in your vehicle. Now, the officers are pointing all fingers at the driver, which in this case, is you. You currently face drug possession charges and are at a loss for words …
Posted in Drug Charges | Tagged circumstantial evidence drug possession charges DuPage County criminal defense attorney Illinois drug possession Illinois possession laws
If you have a criminal record, or even a simple arrest, it may be holding you back from your life goals. You may be ineligible for a job that you would like or you may have been denied access to a rental or mortgage agreement. If you are having difficulties in everyday life due to what is being seen on your public criminal record, you may consider expunging or sealing your records.
Posted in Expungement | Tagged criminal record DuPage County criminal defense attorney expungement sealing your records simple arrest
If you have a criminal record, you may have discovered first hand how it can affect daily activities. A criminal record may prohibit you from securing gainful employment, it may affect your dating life, and it may even impact your ability to enjoy activities with your children. There are a wide variety of reasons why you may be interested in clearing your record. However, the question remains how one goes about removing those pesky details. The answer lies within expungement and sealing.
Posted in Expungement | Tagged clean criminal background clearing your criminal record criminal history criminal record DuPage County criminal defense attorney expungement and sealing records