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MADD Commends Illinois for DUI Laws

Dennis F. Dwyer is a seasoned Chicago criminal defense attorney committed to protecting your rights.  His extensive experience with DUI law allows him to provide his clients with the best DUI representation in Cook County. MADD Released New Report This year MADD released a new report detailing the progress made across...
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New 2015 Gun Laws in Illinois

Dennis F. Dwyer is a top Chicago criminal attorney committed to protecting the rights of his clients.  His extensive experience with Gun Rights allows him to provide his clients with the best criminal defense. Across the nation, states are legislating changes to current gun laws. Both pro-gun and pro-gun control advocates are...
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Fruit of the Poisonous Tree

Dennis F. Dwyer is a top Chicago criminal defense attorney committed to protecting the rights of his clients.  His extensive experience with Criminal law allows him to provide his clients with the best criminal defense. The constitution protects the rights of United States citizens. As a result, defendants have many rights that...
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Using IP Addresses to Fight Crime

Dennis F. Dwyer is a top Chicago criminal lawyer committed to protecting the rights of his clients.  His extensive experience with Criminal law allows him to provide his clients with the best criminal defense. Any computer or other device that accesses the internet is assigned an IP address, which stands for Internet Protocol...
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Driving Under the Influence Can Be a Felony in Chicago

Dennis F. Dwyer is a top Chicago criminal lawyer committed to protecting the rights of his clients. His extensive experience with DUI law allows him to provide his clients with the best dui defense. Driving under the influence (DUI) in Chicago has severe consequences, in fact, in many instances a DUI can be...
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What are the Reasons for Rescission of Statutory Summary Suspension for DUI in Illinois?

Dennis Dwyer is Chicago Criminal defense lawyer and leading DUI attorney in Cook County. Statutory Summary Suspension When a person fails a chemical test or refuses to take a chemical test in Illinois, his/her driving privileges are automatically suspended. This is called statutory summary suspension. Failure of a chemical test...
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How Much Time Can You Get For Two DUIs in Illinois?

Second DUI in Illinois | DUI Penalties for Second DUI
Second DUI Illinois 2018 Illinois takes drunk driving very seriously. Driving while under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs can impair driving and endanger the safety of everyone on the road. The standard of impairment is not determined by whether a person feels impaired or not. Rather, Illinois has...
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What is a Class 4 Felony in Illinois?

Class 4 Felony | What is a felony in Illinois? | Illinois DUI Lawyer
Not all offenses are created equal. They can vary in degree of severity. That's what you'll learn with a Class 4 Felony Illinois because a felony designation is reserved for the more serious offenses. Within the felony designation, offenses vary by class, with the exception of first degree murder. First...
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New Illinois DUI Laws 2015

Laws regarding driving under the influence (DUI) are constantly changing in an effort to ensure criminal justice. With the new year, there are changes to the law that may affect you. Effective as of January 1, 2015, parents must take greater responsibility for the alcohol consumption of their children. 2015...
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Double Jeopardy on Red Light Camera Tickets?

An interesting article in the Chicago Tribune told about a driver who was issued a ticket by a Chicago police officer for running through a red light. Though the driver paid the $75 ticket, he also received a second ticket in the mail from a red light camera that had...
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What Happens if I Get a Fifth DUI in Illinois?

Fifth DUI Illinois Every time you are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs in Illinois, the penalties increase. A fifth DUI conviction in Illinois is much more serious than a first time DUI. Over the past decade, Illinois has cracked down on drunk drivers, making...
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Criminal Procedure Timeline

If you are facing charges for the first time, you are probably concerned about what is going to happen. Every situation is different, and the factors of each case have an impact on what transpires. Furthermore, the timeline for what takes place after an arrest depends on whether the offense...
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Great Bodily Harm Brings Charges of Agg DUI

Illinois treats driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol very seriously. Even first time DUI charges have strict penalties to discourage drunk driving. Driving while inebriated is unsafe because driver’s have impaired senses and reduced reaction time. Drunk driving increases the chance of crashes with serious and possibly...
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Illinois Reckless Driving Ticket

Serious Consequences for Reckless Driving Reckless driving in Illinois can have serious consequences. Since reckless driving can endanger other drivers and pedestrians in the area, Illinois law cracks down on drivers charged for reckless driving. Illinois law severely punishes any offense that threatens the safety of Illinois citizens. Police officers...
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When does a DUI become the felony offense of Aggravated DUI?

Aggravated DUI Illinois | Felony DUI Attorney Chicago
Illinois DUI Statute 625 ILCS 5.0/11-501-A Dennis Dwyer is a DUI attorney in Cook County, and a leading DUI attorney in Illinois. Rated A+ on BBB, 10 out of 10 on Avvo, and Top 20 Criminal Defense Lawyers on Expertise.com. Contact Dennis Dwyer when you receive a felony DUI in...
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