Could only find the expired insurance card when the police officer first approached. Then pulled up the current one on the mobile app and showed him once he returned from his vehicle. Officer said “I don’t have time for this” and gave me the court date information. Is this legal?
One of the questions on the application asks whether or not you have received a ticket or court supervision in the past 6 months. And anyway, they will run your current driving record and the supervision will show up.
I'm having trouble interpreting my ticket. Got pulled over for speeding, going 20 miles over on highway. Not a new driver, but first offence. Ticket has no dollar amount listed on it, and box ticked that I "promise to comply". What does this entail? The paperwork with the ticket mentions... Read more »
I got a DUI in Illinois in 2013. I got court supervision but left the state for good before I could complete it. I can't apply for one in Virginia until the "hold" is lifted in Illinois but the fines total almost $6000 dollars in Illinois. I don't have anywhere near that amount and I don't plan on... Read more »
You are not going to get very far with a failure to pay suspension. Even if they accepted the packet and even if you succeeded, they will not clear you until it’s all been paid or you manage a payment plan or some other agreement with the county where the fines are unpaid. The secretary state...Read more »
Got a DUI in 2013. Moved away before my court supervision was done and my license was revoked. I am trying to do this out of state packet for reinstatement and having a hard time understanding "Do you currently have any traffic tickets pending against you in Illinois or any other state?" I didn't... Read more »
If you answer yes they will kick the packet back to you and tell you to resolve the ticket. As long as there is not a failure to appear suspension on your record or a warrant, you are not considered pending. Sounds like you got supervision, did not complete the terms, they filed a petition to...Read more »
The pull over was in Peoria, I knew they had been suspended before but they were still suspended due to financial reasons out of my control and since I’m in college and was not working at the time so I had to depend on my parents to pay things for me.
Listen to the offer the prosecutor gives you, If it sounds OK, accept and the judge and prosecutor will walk you through it from there. (you will be admitting guilt). If you don't like the offer tell the judge you want a trial or a continuance to get a lawyer. That in effect is a not guilty plea....Read more »
Prosecutor? Mine happened on private property and my attorney is reluctant to file the petition to rescind SSS because he says the don't all get sent. I dont agree nor believe that. I'm going to fire him and I just hired him.
I got a DUI a couple months back, and the judge gave me a plea deal which would make my charge a misdemeanor. Whenever I got the DUI, I didn’t have my license at the time. I did not know that I had to have a clean drug test to the court before a month in advanced, and there was still marijuana in... Read more »
The judge does not make charging decisions or downgrade or upgrade charges. That is up to the prosecutor. Since it sounds like you violated the terms of the plea, all bets are off. They can if they wish upgrade it but are not required to do so. You should find a private lawyer or if you cannot...Read more »
My daughter is 19 yrs old She got first speeding ticket 09/2018 & paid fine. Second speeding ticket 7/31/2019. Officer told her she was going 10 over but put down 15 over. Also told her that if she does not want conviction, go to court. ??
One on 6/14/19 for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. With the graduated license program he is likely to lose his license if plead guilty. What is the best way to handle this to see if can keep his license?
Go to court. If the other driver does not show up-they usually don't if there was insurance and there were no injuries-the case will probably be dismissed (ticket dropped). If driver does show, ask for supervision. Even if that does not work, this would be his first conviction so his driving...Read more »
I received a minor traffic violation last year as a 16 year old and plead guilty without court supervision. I got another minor traffic violation yesterday. If I plead guilty with court supervision this time and take a 4-hour traffic school class, will my license still be suspended?
I went to court today to prove I had valid insurance. My case was dismissed. Do the courts contact the DMV to verify my insurance. I don’t want my insurance company to drop me because of this small incident where I couldn’t find my insurance card. Should I expect any correspondence with the... Read more »
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