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A conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) can cause you to lose your driver’s license. It can ruin education and job opportunities. Worse yet, it could send you to prison for a significant period of time. The attorneys at Gruszeczki and Smith Law LLP are former prosecutors in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. They have prosecuted numerous driving under the influence and traffic cases over their careers. If you have been charged with DUI, you need experienced legal representation. Gruszeczki & Smith Law has the experienced trial lawyers you need to keep your license and stay out of jail.
A DUI arrest results in a suspension of your driving privileges. If the driver submitted to a breathalyzer (breath tests) or blood or urine draws… KEEP READING >
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G&S DUI Attorneys at Law is a law firm with the primary focus of representing Illinois driver’s in the Greater Chicago area who have been charged with Driving Under the Influence. The attorneys, Michael Gruszeczki & Dustin Smith, are both former Prosecutors with vast experience handling criminal cases in Illinois from both the prosecution side and the defense side. Michael and Dustin have experience with all litigation relevant to a DUI case including Motions to Quash and Suppress Evidence, Bench Trials and Jury Trials.
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Attorney Dustin Smith
Dustin Smith attended the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign where he earned a degree in History and a minor in Anthropology. Dustin graduated college and went on to attend the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Dustin began his career as a prosecutor in the city of Chicago with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. It was at the State’s Attorney’s Office where Dustin first began litigating DUI cases as a licensed law clerk in the Traffic Division at the Daley Center. READ MORE >
Attorney Michael Gruszeczki
Michael Gruszeczki was born and raised in Chicago. Mike attended DePaul University College of Law where he distinguished himself as a Dean’s List law student. He was honored for his academic achievements, graduating in the top of his class from DePaul. During law school, Mike also worked as a law clerk at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and for two different civil litigation law firms in Chicago. READ MORE >
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Yes. Under specific circumstances, Illinois law allows felony, misdemeanor, or municipal ordinance violation records in Criminal and Traffic cases to be expunged or sealed. If you qualify, a judge can order your records sealed or expunged by law enforcement agencies. “Expunged” records are destroyed. “Sealed” records are closed and restricted from public access, but are not destroyed. This means employers and creditors cannot see these arrests. For a free consultation with experienced Chicago expungement attorneys, contact Gruszeczki & Smith Law at 312-253-7343 or use the form to the right.
Having an experienced attorney at your side in bond court can mean the difference between making bail or being held in custody (jail) while awaiting trial. Contact the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith Law at 312-253-7343.
An experienced criminal attorney, like the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith Law, LLP can help locate a loved one after he has been arrested. As former prosecutors, we are familiar with the various police locations throughout the city and know where to look. We can find your loved one. Even in police custody, the accused has the right to consult with an attorney. The defense in a criminal case starts immediately after an arrest. Waiting too long to contact an attorney in this situation can make matters worse. If you or a loved one has been arrested, contact us at 312- 253-7343 or email us by using the form to the right. We are available 24/7.
Often times a driver can get his or her license back after it has been suspended. The attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith Law know how to read and research your driving record, and can guide you through the steps to restoring a valid license if it is possible. For a free consultation call us at 312-253-7343.
In short, your driver’s license is automatically suspended. The length of the suspension depends on whether the driver submitted to a blood or breath alcohol test. If the driver submitted to a test and failed, his license is suspended for 6 months. If the driver refused to submit to these tests, his or her license is suspended for 12 months- assuming this is the driver’s first DUI. The suspension will take place on the 46th day after notice (usually on the date of the arrest). However, often times the accused’s rights are violated by the police. The accused can demand a statutory summary suspension hearing within 90 days. The attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith can help. Call us at 312-253-7343 or email us by using the form to the right.
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G&S DUI Attorneys at Law is located on 33 N Dearborn St #1950, Chicago, IL 60602. From Chicago Midway International Airport get on I-55 N/Stevenson Expy from S Cicero Ave and head northeast. Then keep right at the fork and follow signs for Departures/Garage. Next, keep left to continue toward Departures and continue onto Departures. After that, use the right 2 lanes to turn slightly right and use any lane to turn right onto S Cicero Ave. At this point, pass by Starbucks (on the right in 1.1 mi) and turn right onto the Interstate 55 N/Stevenson Expy ramp to Chicago. Then continue to US-41 N/S Lake Shore Dr and take the U.S. 41 N/Lake Shore Drive exit from I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. Next, merge onto I-55 N/Stevenson Expy and use the left 2 lanes to take the U.S. 41 N/Lake Shore Drive exit. After that, continue on US-41 N/S Lake Shore Dr. and drive to S Dearborn St. At this point, merge onto US-41 N/S Lake Shore Dr and use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto E Jackson Dr. Finally, turn right onto S Michigan Ave and turn left onto E Adams St. Turn right onto S Dearborn St and G&S DUI Attorneys at Law will be on the right.
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