Will County DUI Attorney

Orland Park DUI Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence in the southwest suburbs, you need an aggressive and experienced Cook County and Will County DUI defense lawyer. In Illinois, every DUI now stays with you throughout your life so that if you get another DUI in the future, the penalties are more severe.  There is so much at stake – the ability to drive, your job status, license suspension or revocation – not to mention the possibility of jail time and fines up to $2500 for basic DUI offenses.  That is why the experience and knowledge of your attorney is so critical. 

Our firm has represented hundreds of persons charged with DUI and aggravated DUI. 

Winning the Case

We have successfully won hearings before the court to rescind the suspension of our clients’ driver’s license.  Additionally we have had DUI charges against our clients dismissed because of improper or unlawful stops of the vehicle by police.  We have also successfully won cases at trial, resulting in a verdict of “not guilty” on behalf of our clients.  We examine every aspect of your case, meticulously, for all possible issues that can help your case.  This takes experience and knowledge, and the desire to do the work necessary to fight for our clients.   If you have been charged with a DUI, call an experienced Orland Park DUI attorney, James A. Payonk, Jr.

Second DUI Offense

If you have been charged with DUI and you had a previous DUI where you received supervision or a conviction, you will now face the revocation of your driver’s license for a year, at minimum, if you are convicted.  You need an experienced Southwest Suburban Cook County and Will County DUI attorney who will fight for you, so you do not lose your license or worse, spend time in jail.  It is important, if you are facing your second, third, fourth (or more) DUI that you have an attorney who knows all of the ins and outs of DUI law, what the police are required to do, whether the stop of your vehicle was lawful and how to challenge it, or take you case to trial.

Illinois DUI Laws

In the state of Illinois, it is illegal to drive or operate a motor vehicle if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. According to state DUI law, a person is considered too impaired to drive if his or her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08% or higher. Any driver in Cook County, Will County or throughout the state of Illinois found driving with a BAC at or above the legal limit will be arrested and booked on DUI charges. A conviction for DUI will stay with you throughout your entire life.  So it is best to contact an experienced DUI lawyer who will aggressively defend you in court. Judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement authorities have no tolerance for people who are charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and always prosecute those people charged harshly in court.

Contact a Cook County and Will County DUI Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested and charged with DUI,  Orland Park DUI defense attorney James A. Payonk, Jr. can help you fight your charges and preserve your freedom. Attorney Payonk and his staff have over 30 years of experience in criminal defense law, and utilize their knowledge and experience of the law to successfully defend their clients in DUI court. Attorney Payonk has experience handling all facets of a DUI defense case, including defending his clients from the suspension of their license due to an Illinois Statutory Summary Suspension, and challenging the accuracy and validity of field sobriety tests and blood alcohol tests.

In addition, Attorney Payonk is committed to providing each client with personalized attention and unwavering dedication throughout their case.  It is the goal of Attorney Payonk to obtain “not guilty” verdicts for all of his clients, and ensure they walk away without a DUI conviction on their record.

To speak with a leading Orland Park, Cook County and Will County DUI defense attorney who can provide you with the direction and legal ability you need to fight your DUI charges, please call the Law Offices of James A. Payonk, Jr. today at 708-966-2408 or contact us online for your FREE initial consultation.

  • Drunk Driving, DUI Penalties
  • Drunk Driving Breathalyzer Tests
  • Field Sobriety Tests
  • Manslaughter While Operating Under The Influence
  • Reckless Driving while Under the Influence

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Orland Park, Illinois 60467

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