Video of your Illinois DUI Arrest

If your arrested for DUI there may or may not be a video of the police officer stopping your vehicle and you performing the field sobriety tests. Each police department has its own video recording rules. Some police departments do not have in-car video and other’s do. By law, all Illinois State Police have in-car…

Bond: Types of Bond and Conditions of Bond

Bond: Types of Bond and Conditions of Bond Bond is security (money) that has to be given to the court to allow you to be released from custody (jail). More specifically, the money is posted and it is held by the court clerk’s office (bail bond agencies are not allowed in Illinois).  Generally, the money…

Bridgeview DUI: Not Guilty

I just won a DUI case at the Bridgview courthouse and my client did not have to testify. Here are the facts: my client was stopped at 1:15 a.m. in LaGrange, Illinois for speeding 40mph in a 25mph zone. My client admitted to drinking alcohol and, according to the police officer, failed all of the…

CDL Driver, Speeding 60mph in a 30mph Zone = Not Guilty

Yesterday I did a trial in Joliet on a Lockport speeding case. My client, a CDL truck driver was driving his commercial vehicle (a Vovlo truck with 53 foot trailer) on Route 7 into Lockport. He was coming down from the bridge into Lockport when a Lockport police officer used radar and clocked him going…