I got arrested for DUI, should I get a lawyer for the first court date?
There are many tactical advantages in obtaining a lawyer prior to your first court date. First and foremost consider the ramifications on your Illinois driving privileges. Once arrested for DUI, you will face a mandatory suspension of your Illinois driver’s license for a minimum of six months to one year for a first offender and a minimum one to three years for multiple offenders. This suspension takes effect on the 46th day from the date your citation was issued. Obtaining an attorney prior to your first court date affords you the best opportunity to rescind the DUI suspension and fully restore your driving privileges, manyRead More →