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Southern Illinois Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device

The majority of states, including Illinois, require first-time DUI offenders to have a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) installed on their vehicles. Illinois also requires a camera unit on the BAIID to capture the image of the driver as he/she performs the breath test.  According to the Illinois Secretary of…

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Benefits of Holding Tenancy by the Entirety in Illinois

Tenancy by the Entirety is a legal tool available to married couples that provides many important protections for their primary residence. For example, when one spouse passes away, the other spouse will inherit ownership of the entire property. Additionally—and importantly—a creditor of only one spouse may not foreclose on the…

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Illinois DUI Penalties and the Summary License Suspension Law

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI) is a serious criminal offense in the state of Illinois and offenders are actively sought out by law enforcement authorities. In fact, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office indicates1 that there were 34,611 DUI arrests through the state in 2013.  The laws regarding…

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