Hammel Law Offices P.C.
Ted Peter Hammel
Pleased to announce: The Jury returned a verdict.
A successful NOT GUILTY of DUI with a .19 breath test.
An innocent client can breathe a sigh of relief.
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Joliet Criminal Defense Blog

Are DUI checkpoints illegal?

Just because the police choose to do something does not mean that it is legal. For instance, if they search your home without consent or a warrant, that’s an illegal search in all but rare cases -- such as an active crime. If they racially profile you and arrest you...

Do you have to go through a DUI checkpoint?

One question that many people have is if they can stop and turn around if they see a DUI checkpoint. They may want to do so for any number of reasons, from not wanting to deal with the long lines to knowing that they could be over the limit.Most people have stopped at...