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The Consequences of Driving Under the Influence

Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | October 2, 2021

DUI not only risks fines, jail time and the loss of your driver’s license, it could also result in the loss of your vehicle depending on the circumstances. Source: Source: https://patch.com/illinois/channahon-minooka/channahon-police-dui-arrest-harley-davidson-faces-forfeiture  

Zero-Tolerance License Suspension

Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | June 28, 2021

If you are under 21 years old and any trace of alcohol is found in your system while you are operating a vehicle, your license will be suspended. You will face a minimum of a 3-month license suspension for a first offense. For a second offense, your license will be suspended for one year. A…
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Possession of Meth in Illinois

Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | June 15, 2021

If you possess less than 15 grams of meth in the state of Illinois, you may be charged with a Class 4 felony. Penalties could include time in prison, and heavy fines. Crystal methamphetamine is a Schedule II substance under the Controlled Substances Act. At Donahue & Walsh, P.C. we aim to guard your future…
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Marijuana Possession in Illinois

Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | May 4, 2021

On January 1, 2020, the law governing marijuana in Illinois changed. Illinois law now states that the possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana is legal. However, if you possess 30-100 grams of marijuana, you can be charged with a Class A misdemeanor. If you face drug charges in Illinois, you must contact Donahue…
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Can you be charged with a DUI for driving under the influence of marijuana in Illinois?

Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | October 1, 2020

Illinois Law Pertaining to Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana National campaigns preaching against driving under the influence of alcohol are widespread. However, discussion about drug DUIs, which includes driving under the influence of marijuana, is not nearly as common. Medical and recreational use of marijuana remains legal in Illinois. However, driving under the influence…
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Don’t Let The Blazing News Headlines Lead You To Trouble 

Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | February 11, 2020

Have you checked out the news lately? If you answered “yes” you’ve almost certainly come across stories about legal marijuana use in Illinois. Recent headlines include: “The newest location to buy Girl Scout cookies in Chicago? Outside of a recreational marijuana dispensary.” “Illinois’ Adult-Use Pot Sales Are Blazing Hot! Michigan, Not So Much.” “Illinois extends…
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Should Illinois Expunge Prior Marijuana Convictions

Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | June 11, 2019

As more states began legalizing marijuana, a new debate emerged: should those with marijuana convictions have their convictions erased or expunged? That’s the current debate in Illinois after lawmakers passed a bill legalizing recreational marijuana in May 2019 that the governor will sign into law. The debate of marijuana conviction expungements has moved to Illinois…
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