South Elgin DUI Lawyer

Your future is on the line. When facing DUI charges, you need a legal professional on your side who will give it everything they have. Scott W. Sheen & Associates is ready to protect your rights and best interests. As your South Elgin DUI lawyer, we will defend your case aggressively to produce the best possible outcome.

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Evaluate your legal options with a South Elgin DUI lawyer from Scott W. Sheen & Associates. Our legal team knows the ins and outs of Illinois DUI law, and we are prepared to defend your future with this knowledge.

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When the stakes are high, we can help defend you against the charges you face. Scott W. Sheen & Associates has ample experience in the criminal defense field. Our attorneys are well-versed in laws regarding impaired driving and will provide a thorough defense to minimize or drop the potential consequences.

Our South 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

The best thing you can do for yourself is work with a qualified defender. Scott W. Sheen & Associates will bring years of insight and experience to the table as your South Elgin DUI lawyer.

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