Cook County Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Arrests Down Data from the Secretary of State revealed that the number of DUI arrests in Cook County dropped over a three-year period. It lowered from 10,390 in 2012 to 10,264 in 2013 and then to 9,719 in 2014. How does Cook County rank among other counties? In…Details
Effective January 1 2016, the Illinois Secretary of State has removed the 30-day waiting period before a person with a suspended license based upon a Statutory Summary Suspension can begin driving. When a person receives a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) they usually (but not always) also receive a Statutory Summary Suspension. This…Details
Honest and Hardworking 5.0 stars Posted by Adam May 4, 2016 I got caught driving on a suspended DL for the second time coming home from work. I was facing a felony charge a year in prison and all the that come with that. Michael J Young discovered that my lawyer on my previous case…Details
3rd DUI with a B.A.C. of .16: Dismissed: My client was arrested for her 3rd DUI. This was her third arrest for DUI. She was stopped by the police for having an expired license plate and crossing the center line on North Avenue (Route 38). She performed all of the field sobriety tests asked of…Details
Best DUI lawyer in the world!!!!! 5.0 stars Posted by a DUI & DWI client September 21, 2013 I was arrested for driving under the influence a while back, and hiring Michael J. Young to represent me was the best decision I ever made. When the officer pulled me over, he asked me how much…Details
The Chicago Police Department is not required to have video recorders in the police vehicle, (the Illinois State Police are required to have video recording equipment in their vehicle’s) nevertheless, many, (not all) Chicago Police vehicles have video.
If you are assigned to Traffic Safety School, below is the form you need to complete. This is the form to complete only if the Court has assigned you to Traffic Safety School.
As an attorney, my client rarely ever have to attend Traffic Safety School.
My client who has a CDL license was recently found Not Guilty of his second DUI, (the Statutory Summary Suspension) was also rescinded. The police officer was following my client and saw that my client was straddling both lanes of traffic (headed in the same direction) and would go from lane to lane, but not…Details
Yesterday I had a Statutory Summary Suspension rescinded, (thrown out) based upon the Illinois State Trooper not having probable cause to believe that my client was driving under the influence of alcohol. At the hearing, the only witness I called was the Illinois State Trooper. The police officer is the only person you want to…Details
Battery Case: I just finished a case where my client was charged with two counts of battery and one count of trespass to land. The State, McHenry County called five witnesses to testify against my client. Two of the witnesses were independent individuals that did not know any of the parties, (they were in a…Details