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DUI DEFENSE

Chicago DUI Attorney | Mark Sciblo

CHICAGO DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEY

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DUI is an acronym that stands for "driving under the influence." Driving under the influence is the offense of driving, operating, or being in control of a vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drugs. Thousands of Chicago drivers are arrested each year for driving under the influence of alcohol. If you have been arrested and charged with DUI in Chicago or surrounding areas, you need an experienced Chicago DUI attorney such as Mark Sciblo. He can help you fight these charges and potentially reduce your sentence. 

DUI is a serious crime that many drivers commit without knowing the severity of their actions and the potential consequences. A driver arrested and charged with DUI can face severe consequences and penalties, including suspension and revocation of driver's license, jail time, fines/court fees, etc. These DUI consequences and penalties can ruin your professional and personal life. If you want to avoid such problems, contacting Chicago DUI Lawyer Mark Sciblo is the best choice you'll ever make. 

For over 28 years, Attorney Mark Sciblo has successfully assisted hundreds of people charged with DUI and other criminal offenses in the Chicago area and other surrounding areas. Mr. Sciblo knows how the court system works, and is confident he will also help you. 

Penalties for a DUI Conviction

First Conviction (Class A misdemeanor) 

  • Minimum suspension of driving privileges for one year (two years if the driver is under age 21); 

  • Suspension of vehicle registration

  • Maximum fine of $2,500

  • Possible jail time: up to 1 year

Second Conviction (Class A misdemeanor)

  • Revocation of driving privileges for a minimum of five years ( second conviction within 20 years)

  • Mandatory minimum of 5 days in jail or 240 hours of community service

  • Jail time can increase up to 1 year

  • Maximum fine of $2,500

  • Suspension of vehicle registration

Third Conviction (Aggravated DUI)

  • Revocation of driving privileges for a minimum of 10 years

  • Suspension of vehicle registration

  • Maximum fine of $25,000

  • Possible jail time: 3 to 7 years

Further convictions can result in more severe penalties and fines. 

Additional Consequences of DUI:

  • Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) must be installed inside the car 

  • Car may be seized or impounded by local authorities

  • DUI offenders must purchase and carry high-risk insurance for three years

  • DUI will remain on a driver's driving record forever

  • And more

Contact a Chicago Drunk Driving Attorney Today


As you can see, being arrested and charged with DUI is a serious matter that can negatively impact your life in many ways. If you have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI), the first thing that you should do is contact DUI attorney Mark Sciblo as soon as possible. Mr. Sciblo is a devoted and experienced DUI lawyer in Chicago who knows how to defend drivers arrested for DUI.

When you hire Mr. Sciblo, he will work tirelessly to get your DUI charge reduced, or ultimately dismissed. 

For all your DUI questions, call the Law Offices of Mark Sciblo today for a free initial case consultation

at (773) 775-5050.

Chicago DUI lawyer Mark Sciblo handles of types of DUIs, such as:

  • Misdemeanor DUI

  • Aggravated DUI

  • Felony DUI

  • First and Subsequent DUIs 

  • Underage Drinking

  • Out-of-State DUIs

  • DUI Involving Motorboats or Snowmobiles

  • DUI-Related Accidents

  • DUI While Uninsured

  • Commercial DUI

  • and more

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Contact Info

Call Today: (773) 775-5050

Mon-Fri: 9:30AM–5:30PM

Sat: 9:30AM–2PM

5945 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60646

Phone: (773) 775-5050

Law Offices of Mark Sciblo, P.C.