The vast majority of criminal cases never make it trial even though many of them qualify for a jury trial. This is due to plea deals being reached before the case ever makes it to trial. These agreements are made between the prosecutor and defendant.
If you are facing criminal charges in Cook County, you may worry about what might happen if the court convicts you. For instance, if a police officer charges you for driving under the influence (DUI), you could potentially end up spending time in jail and get saddled with expensive court costs and fines. Unfortunately, the penalties may not end there.
You've always enjoyed driving a commercial vehicle. You get to travel, and you're paid to do what you love. Normally, you never touch a drink before you're behind the wheel, and for good reason. If you drink and drive, you could lose your license. Even worse, the Commercial Driver's License is revocable if your blood alcohol concentration is .04 or higher, which is a much lower limit than others have to contend with.
For many people, filing for divorce is a source of great anxiety. After all, ending a marriage isn't a decision to be taken lightly. There can be unpredictable consequences to a divorce, especially in situations where you and your spouse simply cannot agree on terms for your divorce.
Commercial driving privileges are closely followed by state and federal agencies. As a result, the rules around why your commercial driver’s license (CDL) and for how long can be suspended are plentiful.
Even though you understand the risks of drinking and driving, there could come a point when you consume alcohol and then get behind the wheel of a vehicle.