Sycamore DUI Lawyer

Being convicted of a DUI can severely affect you and your family. For many, losing their license means they no longer have a reliable source of transportation, making it difficult to hold a job. Substantial fines can make it difficult to afford necessities. Depending on your circumstances, jail time may also be on the table. Having a skilled Sycamore DUI lawyer on your side may help you avoid these severe criminal charges.

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Your arrest does not atomically make you guilty. You can protect your freedom with a Sycamore DUI lawyer. Scott W. Sheen & Associates is ready to discuss your charge and your options for defense. We will prepare you for court and build a comprehensive strategy based on evidence.

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Scott W. Sheen & Associates offers personalized legal attention and dedication to clients. We believe you deserve someone who will listen to your circumstances with compassion. Our legal team is committed to hearing your side of the story, and we will bring your point of view to the attention of the prosecutors.

Our Sycamore 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

A DUI arrest can leave you unsure of where to turn for help. Do not plead guilty before consulting with a skilled Sycamore DUI lawyer. The legal team at Scott W. Sheen & Associates will review your case can build a strong defense in your favor. Our goal is to protect your rights and help you achieve a favorable outcome.

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