Woodridge DUI Lawyer

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can have long-term effects on your life. Punishment can range from fines to incarceration. A criminal record can be a source of grief for years to come. With so much on the line, you need skilled representation from an experienced Woodridge DUI lawyer. Scott W. Sheen & Associates can help you navigate the complicated process that follows a DUI arrest.

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Do not waste time figuring out what to do after your arrest. We recommend asking for help as soon as possible. Otherwise, you give prosecutors a head start on compiling a case against you. Scott W. Sheen & Associates will immediately begin building your defense strategy.

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We will work hard on your behalf to make sure your story is heard. Our goal is to protect your rights as your case moves through the criminal justice system. Scott W. Sheen & Associates will help you keep your driver’s license, job, and freedoms intact. Our legal team will stop at nothing to get you the best outcome possible.

Our Woodridge 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 are arrested for driving under the influence, you must act quickly to avoid conviction. We recommend contacting a Woodridge DUI lawyer as soon as possible, even if you think your case. There may be defense strategies available to you, and Scott W. Sheen & Associates will find them.

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