Cook County DUI Lawyer

After getting arrested for driving under the influence, you have no time to waste. A DUI can destroy life as you know it. You can have trouble finding a job, getting approved for a loan, or losing your driving privileges, and needing to rely on public transportation. Having a Cook County DUI lawyer can mean the difference between freedom and endless penalties.

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Scott W. Sheen & Associates is here to help. Protecting your rights is the top priority for our attorneys. We manage every case with integrity, compassion, and dedication. Our attorneys have amassed an impressive record defending those charged with DUI.

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A DUI case requires special skills and extensive legal knowledge. Since 1993, Scott W. Sheen & Associates has developed a reputation for hard-hitting Cook County DUI lawyers. Our experience comes from representing thousands of clients during their DUI cases. Your attorney will work to have your charges dismissed entirely or to arrive at the best possible agreement.

Our Cook County 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 respects 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

If you have been arrested on DUI charges, your liberty, privileges, and future are at stake. Scott W. Sheen & Associates will work to defend your legal rights while simultaneously seeking the best possible resolution to the charges against you.

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