Recent Case Dispositions

When your life, career and family are on the line. Results matter.

Here are just a few of our recent results:

People v. SK

SK was arrested for DUI after allegedly crashing his vehicle into a parked car. SK was given standard field sobriety tests and failed. SK was taken to the station and blew over the legal limit. Gruszeczki & Smith Law filed a Petition to Rescind Statutory Summary Suspension because the police failed to properly warn SK that his driver’s license would be suspended.  The State rescinded the summary suspension and SK’s driving privileges were reinstated.

People v. GP

GP was the subject of a long term investigation where he allegedly sold illegal narcotics to undercover police officers. Gruszeczki & Smith law vigorously cross-examined the police officer. The judge found there was no probable cause and dismissed 2 counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance against GP.

People v. RD

RD was arrested for DUI. The Secretary of State suspended his driver’s license for 3 years. Gruszeczki & Smith Law reviewed the case and filed a Petition to Rescind the Statutory Summary Suspension. The state failed to put the hearing on within the required 30 days and RD’s suspension was rescinded. RD’s driving privileges are now restored.

People v. DM

DM was on probation for a drug charge. While on probation, DM picked up a new Possession of Cannabis case. DM was held no bail for violating his probation. Gruszeczki & Smith Law demanded trial on DM’s behalf and got the cannabis case and the violation of probation dismissed.

People v. JB

JB was arrested for DUI after failing the standard field sobriety tests and blowing over the legal limit. The secretary of state gave JB notice that it would suspend his license. Prior to the suspension going into effect, Gruszeczki & Smith Law filed a Petition to Rescind Statutory Summary Suspension.  The suspension was rescinded and JB’s driving privileges were restored.

People v. EM

EM was charged with failing to register as a sex offender. At the preliminary hearing, Gruszeczki & Smith Law showed that pursuant to Illinois Law EM was entitled to more time to register. The court found that there was no probable cause to arrest EM and the case was dismissed.

People v. KC

KC was arrested for DUI after crashing his car into another car in oncoming traffic. KC failed the standard field sobriety tests and blew over the legal limit. The secretary of state suspended KC’s license. Gruszeczki & Smith Law filed a Petition to Rescind Statutory Summary Suspension.  The suspension was rescinded and JB’s driving privileges were restored.

 People v. JI

JI’s driver’s license was suspended for failing to appear on a prior DUI and failing to pay several traffic tickets. Gruszeczki & Smith Law successfully resolved multiple issues with JI’s driver’s license with the Secretary of State. JI can now legally drive, as his driving privileges were restored.

People v. CH

CH was arrested for Domestic Battery and accused of physically abusing the Victim.  Gruszeczki & Smith Law went to trail for CH.  Gruszeczki & Smith Law was able to show that the state could not prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt and CH was found not guilty.

People v. KR

KR was arrested and charged with a DUI.  KR’s driver’s license was to be suspended by the Illinois Secretary of State for one year.  Gruszeczki & Smith Law filed a Petition to Rescind the Statutory Summary Suspension.  At hearing, Gruszeczki & Smith Law was able to show that the police did not have reasonable grounds to arrest KR for DUI.  KR’s driver’s license was never suspended.

People v. JW

JW was arrested for DUI after taking a breathalyzer test showing a BAC over .20, more than twice the legal limit. Gruszeczki & Smith Law filed a Petition to Rescind Statutory Summary Suspension and successfully challenged the results of the breath test. The court rescinded the suspension and JW’s driving privileges were restored.

People v. AR

AR was charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. The police entered AR’s home and recovered a gun and fired shell casings then arrested AR. After arresting AR, the police tested AR for gunshot residue. Gruszeczki & Smith Law filed a Motion to Quash Arrest and Suppress Evidence. The court ruled that the search of AR’s home was illegal and granted the motion. Case dismissed.

People v. TB

TB was arrested for battery and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Both cases dismissed.

People v. JP

JP was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Gruszeczki & Smith Law successfully cross examined the police officer at the preliminary hearing, showing the court that the police illegally stopped JP’s vehicle. Case dismissed.

People v. MT

MT was charged with driving on a suspended license. Case dismissed.

People v. DS

DS was arrested for DUI and his car was towed by CPD. DS had to pay over $2,000 to the auto pound to get his car back. Gruszeczki & Smith Law challenged the tow of his vehicle and over $2000 was refunded.

People v. KS

KS was charged with DUI. Gruszeczki & Smith Law filed a Petition to Rescind Statutory Summary Suspension. The court rescinded the suspension and KS’s driving privileges were restored.

People v. FH

FH was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Case dismissed after preliminary hearing.

People v. OP

OP was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Case dismissed after preliminary hearing.

People v. TL

TL was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Case dismissed.

People v JB

JB was arrested for Impersonating a Police Officer. Gruszeczki & Smith Law advised JB to take the case to trial. At trial, Gruszeczki & Smith Law was able to establish that the victims knew the Defendant was not a police officer. After trial, the court found JB not guilty of all charges.

People v RL

RL was charged with Aggravated Speeding which is a Class B Misdemeanor. Gruszeczki & Smith Law was able to get the Misdemeanor charges dropped.

People v DD

DD was charged with Felony Driving on a Revoked License. Gruszeczki & Smith Law filed a Motion to Quash and Suppress Evidence. Gruszeczki & Smith Law was able to demonstrate that the police never had probable cause to stop DD’s car in the first place. The felony charges against DD were dropped.

People v JA

JA was charged with Retail Theft. Gruszeczki & Smith Law set the case for trial and were able to get the charges dismissed.

People v. YR

YR was charged with DUI after a traffic accident. Police officers collected a blood sample from YR after the crash. The blood sample showed that YR was under the influence of alcohol. Gruszeczki & Smith Law went to trial and YR was found not guilty.

People v WE

WE was arrested and charged with Felony Theft and Forgery after he allegedly cashed a fraudulent check. Gruszeczki & Smith Law was able to get the felony charges dismissed.

People v LV

LV was charged with misdemeanor Retail Theft. Gruszeczki & Smith Law was able to get the charges dismissed.

People v MB

MB was charged with Reckless Driving. Gruszeczki & Smith Law set the case for trial and were able to get the charges against MB dismissed.

If you or someone you love has been accused of a crime you need a professional criminal defense lawyer to represent you. Call Gruszeczki & Smith and speak directly to your attorney today. 312-253-7343

Disclaimer:  The facts and circumstances of your case may differ from the facts and circumstances of the cases we discuss here. Not all results are provided. The case results discussed here are not necessarily representative of the results obtained in all cases. Each case is different and must be evaluated and handled on its own merit.

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