DUI is one of the most common criminal offenses we see. DUI arrest knows no socio-economic boundaries and can have a serious impact on the life of those who are found to guilty. In fact, even if the individual is not guilty of the crime the suspension of his/her license can still occur and may be more of a punishment than a conviction for the DUI itself would have been. Having an experienced attorney is crucial to your ability to successfully defend your case.
But what types of behaviors subject an individual to potential DUI liability?
The Illinois Vehicle Code (625 ILCS 5/11-501) directs that a person shall not drive or be in actual physical control of a vehicle in the following seven (7) circumstances: