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DuPage County criminal defense attorneyBeing pulled over by the police is a very sobering experience after a night out on the town. In that instant, all of the laughter and fun are swept away as the dread of what currently unfolds washes over you. Anxiety courses through your mind as you mentally debate your level of intoxication. After convincing yourself that you are safe to drive, it comes as a complete shock when not only are you being charged with a DUI but they are also seizing your vehicle.

Can They Do That?

The short answer is yes, under the right circumstances police can seize your vehicle. In fact, an officer can also take a vehicle that is not even registered to the drunken driver. Additionally, the authority encompasses all forms of transportation, including watercraft. Furthermore, Article 36 of the Illinois Criminal Code explains that in addition to a seizure to impound, law enforcement also reserves the right to sell the vehicle at auction. The intent to sell the property is often unknown and is humiliatingly discovered at the police station, in front of at least one friend or family member that provided the transportation to the station expecting to drive away in separate cars.

What Offenses Place You at Risk?

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Wheaton DUI defense lawyer, Illinois DUI chargeIllinois laws are designed to be tough on people who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Still, sometimes law enforcement makes mistakes. While every case is unique, there are often good defenses to DUI charges. You have a right to a vigorous defense against criminal charges.

Common Defenses to DUI

Prosecutors and law enforcement often present their cases as being based on careful, trained observation and scientific evidence. However, there are often several defenses to DUI charges that demonstrate the real weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. Common DUI defenses include the following:

  • Challenging the initial stop;
  • Challenging the accuracy of the field sobriety tests;
  • Challenging the accuracy of the Breathalyzer machine and operation; and
  • Alternate explanations for watery and bloodshot eyes, flushed skin, and slurred speech. 

If you can show that the initial stop by the police officer was illegal, then all the evidence gathered as a result of the illegal stop has to be thrown out of court.

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