Schaumburg, IL asked in DUI / DWI for Illinois

Q: I have three past OWI convictions in Wisconsin, But now I have moved to Illinois and have a clean record for 6 years

I have three past OWI convictions in Wisconsin, But now I have moved to Illinois and have a clean driving record for the last 6 years. If I were to ever get pulled over for an OWI in Illinois, would they count it as my fourth conviction? Or would it be the first strike on my Illinois license?

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Carlos H. Davalos
Carlos H. Davalos
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Convictions from other states are usually reported to Illinois via the interstate compact. But not always. The answer is it would most likely count as your fourth.

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