Have you been charged with DUI or drunk driving? If so, you need a Rockford DUI attorney to help you navigate the overwhelming and complex process that is a DUI case. Our experienced Rockford DUI attorneys have helped numerous people fight their DUI charges and license suspensions and will put that experience to work for you.
Being charged with a DUI and/or drunk driving carries very serious consequences. There is no such thing a minor DUI anymore. For a first time offender, just being pulled over for DUI can result in an automatic suspension of your driver’s license. Pleading or being found guilty will result in fines, costs, and other criminal penalties, including probation or even jail time. If your blood alcohol content was above .16, the consequences can be even more serious. The penalties are even more severe for a person charged with a 2nd DUI or drunk driving, including an automatic suspension of your driver’s license for 5 years. 3rd and subsequent DUIs are charged as felony offenses.
Our DUI attorneys know that for most clients losing your license is tantamount to losing your livelihood. It can prevent you from getting or keeping a job and from supporting yourself and your family. That is why for many clients, our experienced Rockford DUI attorneys are able to have the automatic suspension of your driver’s license rescinded or help you to obtain a special driving permit that allows you to drive for work and other purposes.
Why is it important to retain one of our local Rockford DUI attorneys?
Fight the automatic suspension of your driver’s license;
Challenge sobriety tests. The police have very strict guidelines to follow when administering field sobriety tests. Our experienced DUI attorneys know the ins and outs of the procedures better than the police themselves so that we can challenge the results of improperly administered tests.
or illegally obtained evidence;
Challenge breathalyzer, blood and urine tests;
Help you obtain relief from the suspension of your driver’s license from the Secretary of State.