Representing First-Time DUI Offenders

A drunk driving arrest is serious. Will I go to jail? Will I lose my driver's license? These are common questions of first-time offenders.

A Former Prosecutor On Your Side, Fighting For Your Future

At Nicholas W. Karas & Associates, LLC, our attorneys fight to protect your future. We understand your fears. We will answer your questions about the process and explore all of your options to find the best outcome.

Our office is in Palos Heights, and we represent clients throughout Cook County who have been arrested or charged with a DUI.

Nicholas Karas is a former prosecutor. His experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system will go a long way in protecting your rights. We diligently prepare for your case by evaluating all factors of your arrest. We then develop a strong defense to find an outcome that minimizes or eliminates the penalties.

You May Face Jail Time, Fines And License Suspension

You can face up to one year in jail, a $2,500 fine or both for a conviction of a first-time DUI offense in Illinois. Your license may also be suspended. Were you asked to blow into a breathalyzer? You will face serious consequences if you refuse. You face a one year license suspension for refusal to blow in a breathalyzer.

Our lawyers work hard to get your charges dismissed or supervision when possible. We have never gotten a conviction for a first-time DUI offender. We are dedicated to finding the best possible outcome and our track record of success speaks for itself.

Contact Us If You Are Arrested

What can you do to protect your rights? Contact a lawyer as soon as possible. We will make sure your rights are not violated and that all avenues are explored to protect your future.

Call us at 800-243-1275 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. We realize that DUI charges can happen at any time. Our services are available during more than just normal office hours. That is why we are available for appointments in evenings and weekends upon request.

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