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Chicago Multiple DUI Defense Lawyer

Experienced Multiple Drunk Driving Defense Lawyer in Chicago and Illinois

If you have been convicted of a DUI, it does not mean that you will be found guilty for a subsequent charge. The penalties for a DUI increase with each conviction, which is why you need proficient DUI defense attorney James Shapiro to help you with your case.

In order to get the best possible outcome for multiple DUIs, James Shapiro will conduct a thorough investigation of your case and will inform you about DUI laws. He will investigate the specifics of your case, including:

  • If the field sobriety tests were performed correctly
  • If BAC levels were properly checked
  • If police officers were property trained to observe physical/behavioral symptoms
  • If you were unlawfully pulled over

Multiple DUI Penalties

If there are no other aggravated circumstances, you can have your driver’s license revoked for a second DUI, which will be classified as a misdemeanor. You may also have your vehicle registration suspended, you could spend at least 5 days in the county jail and you may be required to do 240 hours of community service. If you receive a third DUI conviction, you could spend 3-7 years in prison and have your license revoked for 10 years. If you have six or more DUI convictions, there is a prison sentence anywhere from 6-30 years and you will permanently have your license revoked. If a child is in your vehicle with a third or higher DUI convicted, you will receive a fine of at least $25,000.

The penalties for multiple DUI convictions are very severe and can be life changing. James Shapiro will take a look at the specifics of your case to find the most compelling defense to get you the best possible outcome.

Free Case Review with a Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have questions regarding your DUI defense, contact me today for a free case review at (312) 782-4615 or email


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