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Are Breathalyzer Tests Always Accurate?

Are Breathalyzer Tests Always Accurate?

Are Breathalyzer Tests Always Accurate? When an officer suspects a driver is intoxicated, they need probable cause to believe they were driving under the influence (DUI) in order to make an arrest. A common way officers try to obtain probable cause is by conducting a...

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Are Video Hearings for Juveniles a Good Idea?

Are Video Hearings for Juveniles a Good Idea?

Are Video Hearings for Juveniles a Good Idea? In an effort to accelerate the timing of hearings on detention referrals for juveniles, the Illinois legislature is considering a bill that would require such hearings to take place within 48 hours of when a minor is taken...

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What Can a DUI Lawyer Do for Me?

What Can a DUI Lawyer Do for Me?

What Can a DUI Lawyer Do for Me? If you are arrested on DUI charges, perhaps among your first thoughts—maybe not as you are being handcuffed and stuffed into a police car, but certainly the next day—would be, can a lawyer get me out of this? What can a lawyer do for...

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Do I Need a DUI Lawyer?

Do I Need a DUI Lawyer?

Do I Need a DUI Lawyer? Many people who have been pulled over and charged with driving under the influence recoil at the cost of hiring a lawyer to defend them against the DUI charge. While hiring a DUI lawyer can be expensive, it can be more expensive to not hire a...

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A DUI Conviction Can Affect Your Academic Future

A DUI Conviction Can Affect Your Academic Future

A DUI Conviction Can Affect Your Academic Future Everybody makes mistakes when they are young. Some of them are more serious than others, but all of them can have a negative impact on your future prospects, particularly when they involve encounters with law...

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Can You File for Expungement Without a Lawyer?

Can You File for Expungement Without a Lawyer? Expungement of criminal records is a way of removing the record of criminal charges from your public record. While this is quite common for juvenile offenses, it can be much more difficult to have adult offenses expunged....

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