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Joliet Police Cracking Down on Drunk Drivers this Holiday Season in Will County

Will County DUI and Joliet DUI Attorneys

According to the Joliet Patch, Police will be deployed from December 23rd through January 1st at various locations throughout Joliet and Will County, Illinois. December 9, 2016 (Joliet Patch). Joel P. Brown and Reeder & Brown, P.C. concentrates in Will County and Joliet DUI arrests for first time offenders, second-time offenders, and others. Joel P. Brown is a former Assistant Will County State’s Attorney that is familiar with the Joliet and Will County DUI process because he has prosecuted hundreds to thousands of DUIs in Will County, Illinois while serving as an Assistant Will County State’s Attorney through January of 2016.

According to the Joliet Patch, the Joliet Police Department is participating in a national effort during the holiday season to raise awareness of the risks of drinking and driving. The Joliet Police Department will be using special high visibility enforcement tools such as a roadside safety checkpoint and seat belt enforcement zones.

What are the drink limits for a Will County DUI Arrest?

A driver in Will County, Illinois may be arrested for driving a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol if they have a blood-alcohol content level of .08 or higher. Each person has a different metabolism rate and there is no set amount of drinks on alcohol one must use to avoid a Mokena, Will County DUI Arrest.

Should I Admit My Guilt When I Get Stopped for a Will County DUI Arrest?

A DUI conviction has serious consequences on your driving privileges and your life. Hiring an experienced Will County DUI Attorney is an absolute necessary. Reeder & Brown, P.C. and Joel P. Brown are used to representing people in areas such as Crest Hill, Joliet, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Mokena, Frankfort, Homer Glen, Shorewood, and Lockport among other places. The consequences of a Will County DUI conviction at the downtown Joliet Courthouse or otherwise known as the Circuit Court of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit are severe.

Will County DUI: First, Second, and Third Offenses Attorneys

The first offense involves a sentence of up to one year in jail, fines up to $2,500 and a minimum revocation of your driver’s license for a period of one (1) year. The second DUI offense may lead to a sentence of jail time up to five days or 240 hours of community service, fines and revocation of your driving rights for a minimum period of five (5) years. The third DUI offense is even more significant in that your driver’s license may be revoked for a minimum period of ten (10) years, fines of up to $25,000 dollars and possible jail time from 3 to 7 years.

Consequently, be careful when driving this holiday season in Joliet, Will County and avoid drinking and driving because the consequences are severe and harsh. A DUI conviction in Joliet or Plainfield, Will County, Illinois can have significant consequences involving jail time, revoked driving privileges, higher insurance premiums, and a loss of your job. Reeder & Brown, P.C. has experienced DUI attorneys for drinking and drug offenses that are affecting your life and driving privileges. We can be reached through our online contact form or by calling 815-472-8580.

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