Carpentersville DUI Lawyer

Being accused of a DUI is an overwhelming event that can destroy your life and reputation. It can leave you in jail, unable to drive, without a job, and stigmatized. In these circumstances, you want the best legal defense available. A Carpentersville DUI lawyer from Scott W. Sheen & Associates is the best way to ensure you are offered the lowest possible charges.

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A criminal record can follow you around for years into the future. These charges may loom over you even with your best effort to get back on track. Do yourself a favor and partner with a top-rated Carpentersville DUI lawyer.

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You deserve individualized legal defense tailored to the circumstances of your case. Scott W. Sheen & Associates has consistently presented vigorous defense while advocating for those accused of DUI. Our law firm is home to attorneys who listen to what you have to say. We will carefully assess your case and determine your best plan of action.

Our Carpentersville DUI lawyers have successfully challenged illegal stops, illegal detentions, searches and arrests, failure to inform clients of their rights, and the accuracy of breath or blood tests and field sobriety tests. We explore every aspect of your case to ensure that law enforcement respected your rights.

DUI Felony Enhancement

The State’s Attorney’s office can enhance even your first DUI to a felony charge if you were caught driving under the influence with:

  • Driving without a valid license or suspended license
  • Driving without vehicle insurance
  • Driving during a statutory summary suspension
  • Causing great bodily harm in an accident

DUI Death

If violation of DUI proximately causes death to another:

  • Class 2 Felony
  • Minimum is probation
  • 3-14 years in prison for one death
  • 6-28 years in prison for two or more deaths
  • The judge must find extraordinary circumstances to award probation

The police and prosecutor are not on your side if you have been arrested for driving under the influence. You need an attorney who has your best interest in mind. As your Carpentersville DUI lawyer, Scott W. Sheen & Associates will aggressively advocate for you.

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