Summary License Suspension After A DUI

A DUI arrest can lead to a host of criminal law issues. These include jail or prison time, fines, and more.

These are certainly serious issues that demand an experienced criminal defense lawyer, but you also need to work with an attorney who can handle the administrative proceedings that immediately jeopardize your driving privileges. When you are arrested on suspicion of DUI, your license will be automatically suspended — even if you have not been convicted.

Administrative Proceedings Should Not Be An Afterthought

You need your license. There are ways to combat consequences like driver's license suspension or revocation, but you need to act. Your license will be automatically suspended for six months if your breath test was positive and for 12 months if you refused the test.

At McSweeney Moore Law Offices, we will take swift action to protect your rights in the criminal justice system. Our attorneys understand how to prepare an effective petition to rescind the statutory summary suspension. We can help clients in Cook County, Will County and throughout the Chicagoland area with these proceedings. Contact our office to arrange a consultation today and learn more about your options.

Filing A Petition For Your License In Illinois

When you are arrested on suspicion of DUI, you may be released on bond, given a court date and notified that your license will be suspended in 46 days. We can petition on your behalf for a hearing to have the suspension lifted.

We will investigate to ensure that police procedures were followed and that you were properly placed under arrest. You may also have the option of having an ignition interlock device installed in your car. Installation of such devices can be expensive, but can help you retain much needed driving privileges.

Secretary Of State Hearings Conducted For License Reinstatement

Navigating the administrative process of the secretary of state's office can be challenging. It involves strict deadlines and demonstration of key evidence that backs your case. Make sure you have an experienced attorney to help you through this process. Contact our Palos Heights-area law office online or by telephone at 708-568-0474 to learn more.

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