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DUI – Lake County

Case Disposition Date:   December 18, 2018 Practice Area:   DUI Defense Outcome:  Case Dismissed (client pled to moving violation only) Description:  Lake County (Case #18 DT 1273) My client was pulled over for failing to signal and improper lane usage.  The arresting police officer performed a DUI investigation and my client blew a .141 on the Portable Breath Test (PBT) and a .12 BAC on the breathalyzer.  I moved to have my client's 6 month driving suspension rescinded and to quash her arrest reasoning that she performed well on the field sobriety tests and she twice refused the PBT before agreeing to submit a breath...

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DUI – Lake County

Case Disposition Date:  December 18, 2018 Practice Area:  DUI Defense Outcome:  Case Dismissed Description:  Lake County (Case # 18 DT 234)   My client was stopped for speeding and lane usage violations.  There were three open containers of vodka and two unopened champagne bottles in her vehicle as well as cannabis and a cannabis pipe.  My client allegedly failed field sobriety testing and was arrested and charged with DUI and Transportation of Open Alcohol.  We conducted a hearing to challenge the driving suspension and my client's driving privileges were reinstated.  In addition, all charges were dismissed against my client....

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Dui Skokie

Case Disposition Date: August 3 2018   Practice Area: DUI/Traffic   Outcome: Client Found Not Guilty   Description: Skokie (Citation #YE732706)   Client was pulled over for swerving into a lane of traffic and almost striking another vehicle. Client admitted to consuming two beers and a glass of wine. At trial a highly experienced judge reviewed the video with a discriminating eye and although my client had trouble with the walk and turn and one legged stand field sobriety tests reasoned that other factors raised reasonable doubt as to whether my client's driving was impaired due to his stated consumption of alcohol. My client was found not guilty...

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DUI Defense License UnSuspended

Case Disposition Date: November 21 2016   Practice Area: DUI Defense   Outcome: DUI Supervision and Driver's License Suspension Rescinded   Description: Skokie (Case #YE308773-775)   Client who appeared impaired on video and blew over the legal .08 BAC limit received court supervision for the DUI and the prosecution rescinded her six (6) month driving suspension. "...

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Rolling Meadows charged with DUI

Case Conclusion Date: May 3 2013   Practice Area: DUI / DWI   Outcome: NOT GUILTY AFTER TRIAL   Description: Rolling Meadows Courthouse (Case # 7326379/80/81/82) Case # 12 300404501)   Our client was charged with DUI along with Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The Judge found our client not guilty of all charges after trial. '...

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DUI in Rolling Meadows

Case Conclusion Date: June 9 2014   Practice Area: DUI / DWI   Outcome: NOT GUILTY AFTER TRIAL   Description: Rolling Meadows Courthouse (Case # YB-092-312)   Client was stopped for swerving out of her lane. The arresting officer smelled alcohol and noted slurred speech. Client subsequently failed her field sobriety tests. Our office argued that the field sobriety tests were not properly administered due to our client wearing heels which exceeded two inches in length. Our office further argued that our client appeared mentally attentive and coherent. The Judge found that the State failed to meet its burden and entered a finding of not guilty on the...

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DUI reduced to Reckless Driving, Woodstock IL

Case Conclusion Date: May 17 2016   Practice Area: DUI   Outcome: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving - Court Supervision Imposed   Description: McHenry County Woodstock IL (Case #15 DT 732 733; 15 DT 32515-18)   Client was charged multiple counts of DUI for allegedly huffing a cleaning product blacking out striking a parked car and fleeing on foot. After six months of litigation the Village agreed to reduce the charges to Reckless Driving and were agreeable to Court Supervision. '...

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DUI in Skokie

Case Conclusion Date: January 30 2015   Practice Area: DUI / DWI   Outcome: FINDING OF NOT GUILTY AFTER TRIAL   Description: Skokie Courthouse (Case # YB-223-134)   Our client was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol after he was involved in a vehicle collision and failed standardized field sobriety tests. Our office offered evidence that our client had a prosthetic ankle which hindered his balance. After considering the defendant's physical ailment the Judge found that his inability to pass the field sobriety tests may have been due to his prosthetic ankle and not as a result of alcohol consumption. The Judge rendered a verdict of...

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Field Sobriety in Rolling Meadows

Case Conclusion Date: August 6 2014   Practice Area: DUI / DWI   Outcome: FINDING OF NOT GUILTY AFTER TRIAL   Description: Rolling Meadows Courthouse (Case # YB-058-340/41/42)   Our client submitted to a standardized field sobriety test known as the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test (xe2x80x9cHGNxe2x80x9d) and was charged with DUI. At trial the arresting officer asserted that our client failed the test. The Judge would not consider the officer's testimony when our office pointed out that the officer did not administer the test properly and did not testify that her training was in accordance with the standards set forth by the National Highway Traffic & Safety Administration...

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Bartlett Police DUI Defense

Case Conclusion Date: January 20 2017   Practice Area: DUI Defense   Outcome: Not Guilty of DUI Driving Suspension Rescinded   Description: Rolling Meadows Courthouse (Citation #BA082325)   Client was charged with DUI by the Bartlett Police Department. After a hearing on a Petition to Rescind the Statutory Summary Suspension Motion to Quash Arrest and Trial before a Judge Defendant was found not guilty of DUI and his one-year driving suspension was vacated/rescinded. '...

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Motor vehicle accident and allegedly left the scene

Case Conclusion Date: August 12 2013   Practice Area: DUI / DWI   Outcome: NOT GUILTY OF DUI AFTER TRIAL   Description: Daley Center Courthouse (Case # TB-522-961/62/63/64)   Our client was involved in a motor vehicle accident and allegedly left the scene before being caught and charged with DUI. We argued that the State presented insufficient evidence of impairment. The Judge agreed and found our client not guilty on the DUI charge. '...

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DUI in Lake Country

Case Conclusion Date: January 20 2015   Practice Area: DUI / DWI & Criminal Defense   Outcome: CASE DISMISSED   Description: Lake County Courthouse (Case # 14 DT 730) (14 CM 1496)   Our client was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and resisting arrest. We saved our client's driver's license when we argued that our client had attempted to blow into a breathalyzer machine but the machine failed to quantify a result. The Judge dismissed the summary suspension after finding that our client did not refuse to take a breath test. Following the hearing the State's Attorney's Office voluntarily dismissed all charges. '...

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