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DuPage, Cook And Kane County DUI Defense Attorneys

Charged With Drunk Driving In Illinois?

Driving under the influence is a serious criminal charge. If you have been arrested for a DUI, it is crucial that you seek out experienced guidance and an aggressive defense team. With nearly 50 years of combined experience under our belt, we know how to handle DUI charges. Our former felony prosecutors know how the other side builds their case and are prepared to address each strategy that comes their way.

With great ratings from peers and former clients, our DuPage DUI defense lawyers are ready to fight your criminal charges. We have handled countless numbers of cases involving drinking and driving and have the trial experience to secure a positive outcome in your situation.

Our goal is to win your case or get your charges reduces. Additionally, we strive to eliminate your statutory summary suspension. We can even help defend you if you refused the Breathalyzer test following the initial traffic stop. Call us for specific details.

What kind of penalties am I facing?

Illinois enforces strict penalties for drunk driving. To fight the charges, Martin & Kent, L.L.C. can put together a comprehensive defense strategy for the best possible outcome.

If you are convicted of DUI, you may face the following:

  • Driver's license suspension for a minimum of a year
  • Mandatory BAIID device or ignition interlock system installation
  • Up to a year behind bars
  • Marks on your permanent record
  • Up to $2,500 fines and fees

We also offer representation for individuals accused of DUI repeat offensesor DUI with injury / death, both of which can carry more severe penalties. A second DUI offense can bring even more severe penalties and restrictions on your driver's license and may even result in a felony conviction. A second or subsequent offense will carry mandatory jail time, around $2,500+ in fines, and up to 240 hours of community service. You could become a convicted felon, which can seriously hurt your chances at employment, housing, and educational opportunities.

DuPage County DUI Defense Lawyers

It is crucial that you retain a strong defense team if you have been arrested for DUI. The right DUI defense lawyer can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. The award-winning team at Martin & Kent, L.L.C. always uses an aggressive and tough defense to shield their clients from criminal convictions. If you would like to talk with our attorneys about your DUI case, be sure to contact us today to schedule a free consultation.