DUI/Drunk Driving

DUI Defense Lawyers in Lake County, Illinois, Serving clients charged with DUI in Libertyville Mundelein Fox lake Lindenhurst Lake Zurich all of NE Illinois & SE Wisconsin.

It can happen to anyone. You have one drink too many at dinner, and you are arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) on the way home. You could lose your license, pay heavy fines, and go to jail. If you have a previous DUI conviction on your record, the penalties are even more severe.

Harter & Schottland: Something More Aggressive
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Don’t give in. Contact a skilled DUI defense attorney at Harter & Schottland for a free case evaluation. We take an aggressive approach to DUI defense. You can count on our law firm to vigorously defend you against all DUI/DWI charges.

We will listen closely to your description of events and advise you of your rights and legal options. In addition, we will give you our best opinion about how to fight your case. Our DUI defense attorneys will fight your criminal charge and work to get you back behind the wheel.

Working the Case

Next, we will obtain and study the police report, the results of the Breathalyzer test, and all other information collected by the authorities in your drunk driving arrest. We may file a motion to suppress evidence or arrest from being used against you. We may challenge whether the officer had probable cause to make the stop or proper training to administer the breath test or field sobriety tests. We will defend your constitutional rights.

A first offense DUI is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail, a $2,500.00 fine plus court costs and at least a 90 day suspension of your driver’s license. In some cases your driver’s license can be suspended for up to three years, or permanently revoked. We may also file a petition to rescind the statutory summary suspension to challenge the suspension of your driver’s license. At a minimum, we will file a petition for a judicial driving permit which will allow for limited driving. Our goal is to win your case.

Don’t let a DUI ruin your life. Contact an attorney at Harter & Schottland today. The initial case evaluation is free. Credit cards are accepted and payment plans are available.

From offices in Round Lake Beach, Waukegan and Woodstock, we represent clients throughout Northern Illinois.

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