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I have been sentenced to do a mandatory 90 days for high bac level in 3rd DUI. Can I still ask the judge for house arrest in IL?

Morton Grove, IL |

Cook County Jail. I was told that if the day I go in for processing, and if the jail is full than certain inmates with non-violent history like DUI offense would be available for house arrest? Please can you tell me the details, I am sentenced for 90 days for having triple the legal limit, and have 36 months probation. My lawyer asked the judge for work release, but judge said "its mandatory" so please help me understand.

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Work release means you get go to work. Home confinement means you are in jail at home, which means you cannot leave.


The best person to clarify the issue you presented at Avvo regarding the sentence disposition in your third DUI case would be the retained attorney you hired to represent you in that case. He is the most familiar with every detail of the case and actual in court communication. Advising you on Avvo without having all details of your case would be deficient for these reasons.

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