Carol Stream Drunk Driving Defense Attorney
Being charged with drunk driving can be frightening, but being convicted of a DUI is much worse. It is traumatic to be faced with the possibility of losing your license, spending time in jail, and losing your freedom. At Norris & Callahan, we understand the life-changing effects of a DUI conviction. We work hard to protect our clients' rights after a DUI arrest. For drunk driving defense in the Carol Stream area, contact our law office toll free at 1-877-335-6693.
Fighting DUI Charges in DuPage County
Carol Stream police made 389 DUI arrests in 2012. The sworn officers of Carol Stream had among the highest DUI arrest rates in Illinois. The circumstances surrounding each of these arrests are unique. A skilled and experienced attorney can help tailor a defense to minimize the consequences of your arrest. Your defense will depend on many factors, including whether this is your first DUI arrest, or you have been convicted of drunk driving or other criminal charges in the past. The penalties for DUI increase significantly for each additional conviction.
A first-time DUI / DWI charge involves both criminal and civil proceedings. The civil proceeding concerns your continued right to drive. The criminal case involves potential penalties, such as time in jail, you will face if convicted. It is important to act quickly to protect your rights in both proceedings.
Repeat offenders face increasingly severe penalties for driving under the influence. If you have been convicted of DUI in the past, you need a strong defense to protect yourself. We have won cases other attorney considered unwinnable. Do not be pressured into pleading guilty until you have explored all of your defense options.
Handling All Aspects of Your DUI Case
The criminal defense attorneys at our firm are prepared to handle all aspects of your DUI case. One of the biggest inconveniences of a drunk driving conviction is drivers' license suspension. We can explore ways to save your license so you can keep driving. We can also represent you at any hearings you are required to attend.
Contact a Carol Stream DUI Defense Lawyer
To schedule a free DUI case evaluation in DuPage County, Illinois, contact our law offices online or call toll free at 1-877-335-6693.