St. Charles DUI Lawyer

A DUI can have severe consequences for your future—trouble finding a job, getting around town, and embarrassment are just the start. Your driver’s license could be suspended or revoked entirely, you could spend time in jail, and you may be hit with thousands of dollars in fines. Having a St. Charles DUI lawyer can mean the difference between freedom and endless penalties.

Driving after using alcohol, marijuana, or prescription drugs can lead to serious legal charges. If you have been arrested while driving under the influence, you need an experienced St. Charles DUI lawyer to advocate for you.

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It is crucial to have an experienced St. Charles DUI lawyer on your side with your future on the line. Scott W. Sheen & Associates has defended the rights of clients accused of driving under the influence since 1993. Throughout the years, our firm has earned a reputation for steadfast legal representation and tenacity.

Our St. Charles 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

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence, you cannot afford to go with an inexperienced or unqualified legal team. Our St. Charles DUI lawyers will do everything within their power to protect your future and your rights.

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