DUI Cop States, “You Ripped Me Apart”: In April of 2018, I held a Statutory Summary Suspension hearing at the Daley Center. The hearing resulted in the Judge throwing out the license suspension. The Judge ruled that the police officer (cop) did not have reason enough to stop my client’s vehicle. Reason for the…Details
DUI with a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.187 License Suspension Rescinded: I recently had a Statutory Summary Suspension rescinded (thrown out) even after my Client had a BAC of 0.187 (over 2 times the legal limit). The Judge ruled that the police officer had no reason to stop my client’s vehicle. Once the Judge…Details
Mancow Files Lawsuit Against his Former Boss: Michael J. Young is representing Erich Muller, the radio personality and Chicago-based shock jock known as Mancow, in a lawsuit for emotional distress. The lawsuit has been filed against Muller’s former boss, Marv Nyren. Muller was prompted to file the suit when his current employer, Cumulus Media Chicago, hired Nyren as…Details
Underage Drinking and Driving Being convicted of a DUI will have serious consequences for anyone. However, an individual who is under 21 years of age at the time of their arrest will face more serious penalties if found guilty of a DUI. This is true even if the underage individual tests below the legal drinking…Details
Illinois DUI and Marijuana, THC:
What is the legal limit for THC?
How much THC is 5 ng?
I use marijuana for medicinal purposes, can I get a DUI?
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Ogle County, Oregon, Illinois: I have been handling cases in Ogle County, (Oregon Illinois) for over 22 years. These cases include DUI and other criminal matters. This courthouse benefits from its small town feel and genuine friendliness. Ogle County has a new courthouse which was built directly west of the old courthouse. If…Details
First Court Date: On the first court date in a DUI or criminal case several events happen. First, your attorney will file an Appearance. You may have an arraignment. Further your attorney will enter a plea of not guilty and request discovery. Lastly, the case will be continued for further proceedings. What is an…Details
What is a Police Report? A police report is a document that a police officer fills out after he or she arrests a person. It contains information about the person arrested, the victim (if any), and what happened to justify the arrest. These reports are typically typed and are usually one to two pages long.…Details
Electronic Communication Device While Driving: Using a cell phone while driving is a violation of the Illinois Statute 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2. Can I use a cell phone when I am stopped in traffic? Yes. The law states a cell phone can be used if the following conditions are met. First, the vehicle is stopped…Details
What is Discovery? Discovery is the evidence in a DUI or criminal case. It includes materials such as police reports, pictures of physical evidence, and sometimes video. How do you get Discovery? The prosecutor (state’s attorney) gives Discovery to your defense attorney. However, there is an Illinois Supreme Court rule that specifically states that attorneys…Details