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Naperville DUI Arrest Accused of Urinating on House And Resisting

April 27th, 2014 at 2:54 pm

DUI Drunk Driving Laws and Arrests are very Strict in Illinois, DuPage Kane and Cook Counties

DUI Drunk Driving Laws and Arrests are very Strict in Illinois, DuPage Kane and Cook Counties

Naperville Police Accuse man of DUI, Urination and Resisting Arrest. Interestingly, no one saw the person driving a car so this could be a tough case for the Naperville DUI Prosecutors. And the car was locked with the keys in the car. As reported in the Naperville Sun by Bill Bird:

“First, the 23-year-old Lisle man allegedly drove while drunk. Then, he supposedly stopped to relieve himself on the exterior wall of a home on Naperville’s northeast side. Then, he allegedly discovered he had locked himself out of his car. And, finally, he reportedly scuffled with the Naperville police officers who had been sent to investigate a complaint from a homeowner about someone making a nuisance of himself outside his house.”


“Further investigation revealed (Giannini) had relieved himself on the caller’s residence, and then found that he had locked himself out of his vehicle,” a black, 2010 Infiniti G7, Davis said.

“Giannini was found to be highly intoxicated, and was arrested for DUI,” Davis said. “While being placed under arrest, Giannini actively resisted arrest and tried to pull away from the officers, to prevent being placed into handcuffs.”


Naperville DUI Lawyer Wins Illinois Supreme Court Case

April 9th, 2014 at 1:21 pm

DeForest Clark is a free man thanks to Naperville Attorney Donald Ramsell

DeForest Clark is a free man thanks to Naperville Attorney Donald Ramsell

As reported on Digital Journal:

Naperville DUI Lawyer Wins Illinois Supreme Court Case

PRWEB.COM Newswire

Naperville, IL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014

Naperville DUI Lawyer Donald J. Ramsell recently won an Illinois Supreme Court case for his client. Ramsell presented his oral arguments for the case People v. Deforest Clark (Case No. 15776) held before the Illinois Supreme Court back in January. The case questioned the constitutionality of eavesdropping laws in Illinois. In the opinion reached, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the state’s criminal eavesdropping statute is unconstitutional.

The panel of Judges decided that the statute violated the First Amendment because it applied to all conversations, including those conversations that cannot be considered private such as loud exchanges on a private street, a political debate on a college campus or the public communications between law enforcement and citizens. The Illinois Eavesdropping Act, which bans the audio recording of conversations without the consent of all parties, has been scrutinized for years as Illinois legislative efforts to revise the law have continuously fallen short.

Illinois DUI lawyer Donald Ramsell along with attorney Nicole Sartori represented the defendant Deforest Clark in relation to the two felony counts charged against him for recording conversations with an opposition attorney during child support hearing 11CF464 held in Kane County Court.

“Obviously, my client is extremely pleased with the outcome. We felt that it was the correct decision. My client was simply trying to keep a record of a court proceeding that he was handling pro se, there was never any nefarious intent on his part, ” explains criminal defense attorney Donald Ramsell.

Criminal attorney Donald Ramsell is a managing partner at Ramsell & Associates, LLC. Ramsell focuses his practice on DUI’s, criminal law, drug crimes, felonies, misdemeanors and traffic violations. In 2013, Ramsell was selected for membership to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers organization. The organization recognizes attorneys for their knowledge, skill and success held by only the elite attorneys in the United States. He was also named a 2014 Illinois Super Lawyer by Chicago Magazine, which marks his 8th Super Lawyer designation.

Ramsell & Associates, LLC has been featured in the media throughout the country including on ABC’s 20/20, CNN, CBS, NBC, FOX, COURT –TV and Hannity and Colmes. The Illinois criminal law firm has also appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post and on various national and local radio shows.

Ramsell & Associates, LLC is located in Wheaton, IL. The firm has defended over 13,000 clients since its establishment in 1986. If you are facing criminal charges and would like to work with an experienced criminal attorney call 1-800-DIAL-DUI or fill out the online contact form for a free case review.

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Driver Ticketed in Fatal ATV Crash

January 27th, 2014 at 3:59 pm

Generally, when one thinks of a DUI charge, it applies to someone who has been driving a car. However, this is not always the case. A DUI charge in Illinois may apply if you are driving another form of vehicle such as a boat, small watercraft, or even an all-terrain vehicle.

atv crashThe recent case of 24-year-old Katheryn J. Daly is a good example. According to The News-Gazette, Daly was driving a John Deere Gator on County Road 1700 E on October 6 when she hit a patch of wet gravel. The vehicle skidded out of control, left the road, and eventually rolled onto its side. The passenger, Katheryn Daly’s 19-year-old cousin Annie Daly, was trapped underneath the vehicle and later died of her injuries.

Katheryn Daly admitted to police that she had been drinking earlier that night at a relative’s house, and failed field sobriety tests. A blood-alcohol test administered at the county jail revealed that her blood-alcohol concentration was 0.13 percent, well over the Illinois state DUI limit of 0.08 percent. She has been charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. She is scheduled to appear in court on November 8.

She faces serious penalties under the law, which may include hefty fines and jail time.

DUI laws are complicated, and it can be difficult to know where your case falls, or how the law applies. Whether you were driving a car, all-terrain vehicle, or watercraft if you have been accused of a DUI offense, contact an experienced DUI attorney in Illinois that you can trust. Our professionals can help you ensure that your case is being treated fairly under the law, and make sure that you receive adequate representation in court. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

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