DUI Charge for Prior Marijuana Use

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: DUI.

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Illinois residents do not have to be impaired to be guilty of DUI. Use of marijuana days, or even weeks, before an arrest could be enough to constitute the offense. Under Illinois law, a person is guilty of DUI if he or she drives under the influence of any drug or combination of drugs to… Read More »

Tweeting Names of People Arrested for DUI

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.

Pioletti & Pioletti Riverside DUI Tweets

One Illinois police department has decided that being arrested for drunk driving by itself is not embarrassing enough. To make sure you are fully humiliated they are going to tweet your name so that the whole world knows. In order to deter people from drinking and driving, the Riverside Police Department has decided to engage… Read More »

The Real Cost of a DUI in Illinois

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Criminal Law.

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Getting a DUI is expensive. I would guess most people already figured that. But how expensive is it? In 2013 the Illinois Secretary of State published a study that estimated the average DUI in Illinois ends up costing the driver a whopping $16,580 before it’s all said and done.[1] That’s excluding any costs associated with… Read More »