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DUI Lawyer

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DUI in Chicago

If you have been charged with DUI in Illinois, you may need the services of a DUI lawyer to navigate through these charges. Driving under influence tends to carry fines or a time in jail. DUI can be defined as the following circumstances:

  • Driving under the influence of alcohol
  • Driving under the influence of an intoxicating compound that can leave one unable to drive properly
  • When alcohol concentration is 0.08 or more
  • Driving under the influence of medication that can make you unable to drive

A Chicago DUI lawyer helps you understand your charges and can help reduce the chances of hefty fines and jail time.

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Protection against DUI Charges

Our lawyer, Sergei Kuchinski, has served as a DUI attorney for many years and provides qualified legal support in Illinois. As a renowned and among top lawyers in Illinois, he is known to fight for driver’s rights. Remember that DUI charges can lead to your license being revoked and a felony charge on your record. Sergei Kuchinski has vast experience in defending many DUI clients across Illinois. He will review your case, develop a customized defense plan, and give you the correct legal representation when required.

Why work with Kuchinski Law Group?

  • Sergei Kuchinski has a 95% success rate and won hundreds of cases.
  • A unique experience of our lead attorney, who has served earlier as a police officer and a prosecutor
  • Award winner of Top-Rated Criminal attorney by Expertise.com
  • The perfect rating score of 5 by previous clients (please check out our Google reviews)

Illinois Driving Under Influence Charges and Penalties

DUI charges can result in various penalties in Illinois and primarily include:

  • A first offense can lead to 364 days in jail or a fine of $2,500 or, in some circumstances both
  • Suspension of your driver's license for six months or one year
  • For the second and third DUI charges, you can have your license suspended for 5 or 10 years
  • The judge can also order you to offer community services for a first-time DUI charge. The number of hours is dependent on the nature of your case
  • For a first-time DUI charge, you can also be charged with fines from $500-2,500. But for a repeat offense, the penalties may be as high as $ 25,000.
  • If your license is suspended, the judge can also order the installation of a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device.

Drunk Driving Laws

Non-commercial drivers above 21 can be convicted of DUI charges if they have a blood alcohol level of 0.08 or more. If you are below the age of 21, you can be charged with DUI charges if you have a blood alcohol level below 0.03.

Police officers can use a sobriety test to gauge their blood alcohol level. In most instances, the traffic police will ask you to stop and park the car on the side of the road and perform a Breathalyzer test to gauge your blood alcohol content.

Consultation of a DUI Lawyer

A qualified and experienced DUI lawyer hired can be very effective in easing your penalties and sometimes, DUI charges being dropped. After your arrest, ensure you immediately contact a DUI defense lawyer who will advise you on the appropriate action to take. While many people look for the most affordable DUI lawyers to minimize the financial cost of their mistakes, others search for the most experienced ones with a solid track of successful cases. A lot of Illinois residents and people charged with DUI offenses in IL chose Kuchinski Law Group.

If you find yourself being charged with a DUI offense, it is imperative to have a professional and competent attorney to help in the best legal representation. Sergei Kuchinski has a diverse reputation as a DUI lawyer who saved dozens of clients from conviction. A good lawyer may not be the one who comes up first on your search of “attorney near me” but the one who has the best reviews.

Sergei Kuchinski understands that each client's case is unique and requires a different approach. He offers good legal counsel on whether to accept a plea or fight the case in court. Depending on how you proceed with your case, Sergei Kuchinski will provide appropriate legal counsel and offer advice on improving your chances of getting the charges dropped and avoiding hefty penalties.


What Our Clients Say

  • I couldn't be any happier with Sergei Kuchinski. Sergei is nothing short of amazing. He is professional, understanding, and emphatic. He really take your case with extreme care. He goes through every detail and consistently keep you in the loop of every step and know of what to come next, and give you the best advice on what to do. I highly recommend him.

    Vasyl Churilov
  • Highly recommended!  Communicated well and answered all my questions.

    Also had a great outcome!

  • Very professional group of individuals, was always able to get in touch with someone to work out whatever problems or questions that I had towards my Court case, I didnt felt as if I was just paying money to someone that didn’t care and that’s a plus for me ,  Thank you Sergei 🙏

    Classic Vbyz Production
  • If you got in troubles, Mr. Kuchinski will take care of your problems. Very professional, great lawyer. Highly recommended!

    Gediminas Grasys
  • Not a lawyer but a miracle worker 10/10

    Simon Sehter

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