Elgin DUI Lawyer

Being charged with a DUI can have severe consequences, including threatening your freedom, your finances, and your legal ability to drive. If you have been arrested on DUI charges, your liberty and future are at stake. You require an Elgin DUI lawyer who knows what to look for when defending the accused. The attorneys at Scott W. Sheen & Associates will act fast to protect your rights.

Attempting to handle these charges on your own could mean your freedom is in grave danger, even if you have been wrongly accused. Don’t risk having everything taken away. You deserve an attorney who has developed an impeccable reputation for successfully representing DUI clients.

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Scott W. Sheen & Associates has an impressive record defending those charged with DUI. Protecting your rights is the top priority for our attorneys. We will explore every front to identify the legal and factual issues impacting your case and use them as possible defense strategies.

Our Elgin 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

Scott W. Sheen & Associates is known for going the extra mile for our clients. Our firm’s Elgin DUI lawyers have extensive experience with alcohol and drug-related charges. We will work to have your charges dismissed entirely or to arrive at the best possible agreement.

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