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Illinois House Bill Creates Path to Sealed DUI Convictions

When it comes to driving under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicating compounds, the laws of Illinois are among the toughest in the nation. Under current state law, DUIs remain on a person’s record for life. Even with decades of clean driving since being guilty of a DUI, a person’s ability to rent housing… Continue reading Illinois House Bill Creates Path to Sealed DUI Convictions

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Can You Get a DUI for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in Illinois?

Most individuals are aware that driving under the influence of alcohol could result in a DUI. However, marijuana DUIs are not as commonly discussed.   You can absolutely get a DUI for driving under the influence of marijuana. As of January 1 2020, buying and selling recreational marijuana became legal in Illinois. It is not considered a… Continue reading Can You Get a DUI for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in Illinois?

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Speeding Could Lead to a Criminal Record in Illinois

If you drive more than 26 mph over the speed limit in Illinois, it is defined as Aggravated Speeding under Illinois law. An Aggravated Speeding charge is NOT a petty offense. It is a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, depending on the speed. This means that a conviction of Aggravated Speeding causes a criminal… Continue reading Speeding Could Lead to a Criminal Record in Illinois

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