DUI and Traffic Offenses

Consequences of DUI

An arrest for DUI is very serious. If convicted, you face up to 364 days in jail, a fine of $2,500, or both. Your driver's license will be suspended for up to 12 months, and when you begin driving again your insurance premiums will be sharply higher. However, many DUI charges can be overcome with strong and knowledgeable legal representation. If a conviction cannot be avoided, it may be possible to mitigate any resulting penalties.--Read More--

Driving On A Suspended or Revoked License

Driving without a valid license is a serious offense. In some cases, prosecutors may also seek to take your car if your license was revoked or suspended because of a DUI. If your license was suspended or revoked because of a DUI, Mr. Fiscella may be able to work with the court and prosecutor to seek a resolution that involves community service with a fine.--Read More--

DUI FAQ

If the breathalyzer result is below .08, can I still be convicted of DUI? Yes. In Illinois, you can be convicted if the State can prove that you were above .08 or by showing that you were unable to safely operate your vehicle after you had consumed alcohol, drugs, or a combination thereof.--Read More--

Felony Driving On A Suspended or Revoked License

Driving on a suspended or revoked license can be a felony depending on your driving background. If convicted, it may be punishable by years in prison. As a result, a driving on a suspended license case needs to be handled with the same diligence and thoroughness as that of any other felony allegation.--Read More--

Felony DUI Aggravated DUI Reckless Homicide

Conviction on a felony DUI charge has serious repercussions and can change your life forever. Without a strong and effective defense effort, you will face revocation of your license, a lengthy jail sentence or both. Timothy J. Fiscella is a lawyer who believes in undertaking an aggressive defense in cases involving felony DUI, aggravated DUI and reckless homicide cases. He will work tenaciously to defend your rights and preserve your freedom.--Read More--

Traffic Violations

By paying a traffic fine, you are pleading guilty to the charge. Get too many traffic violations on your record and your insurance premiums will skyrocket and you may even lose your driver's license. Before you pay a traffic fine, you should speak with an attorney.--Read More--

What To Do If Pulled Over By The Police

Motorists often have questions regarding what they should do when pulled over by the police. Here is a brief list of your rights and obligations under the law:--Read More--

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