You feel less intoxicated around other drunk people

You think it will be safe to drive when you’re getting ready to leave the bar. Sure, you had a few drinks, but you really came here with friends to get a meal and spend some quality time after work. You don’t even think you’re drunk. You get pulled over on the way home, and … Continue reading You feel less intoxicated around other drunk people

I was arrested for DUI. Will my license be suspended or revoked?

Most states assign points to certain driving infractions so that drivers with a certain number of points eventually receive the penalties of license suspension or revocation. If you have recently been under arrest for driving under the influence, you may wonder how many points you will accumulate. Illinois takes DUIs very seriously, and unlike other … Continue reading I was arrested for DUI. Will my license be suspended or revoked?

Marijuana cultivation penalties in Illinois

Compared to some states, Illinois has fairly relaxed marijuana laws. While possession of 10 grams or less is still illegal within the state, getting caught is just a civil infraction, not even a misdemeanor. The maximum fine is $200 and you will not go to jail. It’s more like a traffic ticket than anything else. … Continue reading Marijuana cultivation penalties in Illinois