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b2ap3_thumbnail_shutterstock_404002519.jpgFar too often, a fun and relaxing evening spent with family and friends can end up being a night spent behind bars, due to drinking and driving. Being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is serious. You may lose potential employment opportunities, the ability to drive, and even your vehicle, in more serious cases. In the state of Illinois, anyone who is accused of a DUI must go through a drug or alcohol evaluation before sentencing for the offense.

Why Does the Offender Have to Be Evaluated?

The evaluation was made to determine the offender’s alcohol and drug use and the risk to public safety. The offender’s driving record, chemical test results, test score and category, and an interview with an evaluator will be reviewed during this process. 


b2ap3_thumbnail_shutterstock_251600833.jpgFar too often, a relaxing evening out with family and friends has resulted in a night behind bars, all because of the preventable act of driving under the influence. If you have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, the charges may bring unwanted consequences that could cost you your overall quality of life, such as future employment opportunities, driving privileges, and even your car.

What is Blood Alcohol Content?

Blood alcohol content (BAC) is defined as the ratio of alcohol levels to breath or blood. The legal BAC level is 0.08; however, a driver can be convicted of driving under the influence for a percentage as low as 0.05 if he or she shows evidence of impaired driving.


b2ap3_thumbnail_shutterstock_432937852.jpgBurglary and robbery are very serious crimes that can come with undesired consequences.  Along with other types of theft, being charged for these types of crimes can impact your future employment opportunities, your relationships with family and loved ones, and your overall quality of life. In Illinois, the definitions of burglary and robbery are very different, and it is very important to know the difference between them.

The Definition and Consequences of Burglary

Burglary is defined as when an individual enters another individual’s property without authorization and has the intention to commit theft. Property could mean another individual’s house, building, house trailer, aircraft, watercraft, railroad car, and personal vehicle:


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