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Illinois DUI Penalties

Illinois DUI Penalties Changes (2004-2006, 2008-2012)

The laws and penalties for Illinois DUI arrests change from year to year, often with increases in the severity of punishments, fines, counseling, and court costs. An Illinois DUI Lawyer must be careful to ensure that the client is sentenced under the proper provisions. For example, a person arrested for an Illinois DUI in 2008, but not sentenced until the ear 2010, can choose to be sentenced under the law at the time of arrest OR sentencing, whichever is most lenient.

For a quick glance at the various drunk driving penalties in Illinois, click here for: