Weekend and after Hours Appointments Available
Free Initial Consultation   217-414-8889

In The Media :

Introduction to DUIs in Illinois

Spilled Alcoholic Drink and KeysCurrently in Illinois, there are 6 different charges for DUI. The most common is driving under the influence of alcohol. This offense can be charged in 2 separate ways. First, an individual may be charged with simply driving under the influence of alcohol. The second way is by charging an individual with driving under the influence of alcohol with a blood content of .08 or higher.

As to the first charge, the law states that a person is under the influence of alcohol when, as a result of drinking any amount of alcohol, his mental or physical abilities are so impaired as to reduce his ability to think and act with ordinary care. That definition does not require a significant amount of alcohol. In fact, all it requires is any as long as the state is able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the person was impaired and unable to act with ordinary care. The more common or what more well known charge of driving under the influence of alcohol is .08 or higher. That requires evidence that a persons whole blood has .08% of alcohol in it.

Contact us to receive a Free Initial Consultation

  • Please tell us about your case and our lawyers will get back to you as soon as possible.
  • I have read and agree with the disclaimer.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Why choose Noll Law Office LLC?

Free Consultation

Click Here

Areas Served

Click Here


Click Here
Noll Law Office, LLC
930 East Monroe Street,
Springfield, Illinois 62701
Tel: 217-414-8889

Free Initial Consultation