You pled guilty and paid the fines, so there is no want of prosecution. The state has fully prosecuted the case to a guilty plea and collected its fine. I am not seeing this as a viable course of action. If being ability to produce the documents is creating some other sort of hardship, you might...View More
On the ticket it says I was going 35 miles above the speed limit. I don’t think this is accurate and the officers did not have evidence for this. But I did accept that I was speeding but I did not mention how fast I was going. Is there anything I can do to get this changed?
This is one of those things that really depends upon the court system you are involved with. Some judges and prosecutors are rigid and others will compromise. Locate a lawyer in the county where you received the ticket, who appears regularly in traffic court. Right now, if you plead, guilty, it is...View More
Made illegal left turn from side street to 2 lane 1 way into the right lane. My son used his personal cellphone to call us. (Wasn't the officer.) Was read rights at police station with us present Except he read them then left the room before 20 minutes was up. Then came back into the room... View More
He hasn’t lost his license yet. He got away with basically nothing from the first dui. Now that he has violated his probation and got another dui what would be expected might happen. This is in illinois.
He could very well end up with two convictions, particularly since they are in two different counties. If he only ends up with one conviction , his license will be revoked for a minimum of 12 months. If he receives to convictions, he will have to drive on a restrictive permit for five years with...View More
Driver pulled over by Sheriff on a one lane expressway from a call into the Department of an alleged Reckless Driver. Sheriff Officer NEVER WITNESSED the callers complaint. Pulled over driver who was doing the speed limit & in their lane. Driver had an EXPIRED License for 6 years. Driver NOT... View More
I got charged with reckless driving, fleeing/attempt to elude an a officer, Unlicensed (it was after curfew), unlawful use cannabis/driver, 35+ in a 55, and disregard of 7 separate stop signs. I know nothing is certain until I appear in court but I’d like to know what they might charge me with... View More
If a driver runs more than two stop signs or stop lights or exceeds the speed limit by more than 20 miles an hour while an officer is in pursuit, that could be charged as a felony. The first court date is not the end of your case; it is the beginning. That is where you or your attorney plead not...View More
If should purchase insurance and bring proof to court. They would provide you court supervision and fine you but you would avoid a no insurance conviction, which would cause a suspension of your license.
Note: you will have to purchase SR 22 coverage, in addition to your regular insurance....View More
I saw an officer turn around across the street from me. As he was pulling across I stepped our of my car to let him know I had a blown tire and didn't have a breaker bar and trying to call. told me I could get back in my car as it was raining out. Well after running my plates I guess they... View More
In Illinois, you can be either actually operating a motor vehicle or “in actual physical control“. In your case, that essentially means, how else did you and your car get there if you did not drive them there.
And what happened on your no insurance ticket is you probably Failed to have...View More
So I currently got into a car accident in where it was my fault. No one got hurt. But I got a ticket for reduce to speed/accident. I was trying to brake but my foot slipped off the brakes and it was too late. I took a court supervision in November. I was told no tickets between 6 months or 12 but... View More
They may grant you supervision twice in a year. But even if you were convicted, if the Nov ticket is the only one for 12 months it will not be a problem. Having said that, go to court and ask them if the other driver showed up. If they did not show up, most likely the ticket will be dropped. By the...View More
Did all that was supposed to be done for a petty offense removal to not be reported as a conviction to the secret of state as stated as Option C inside the twenty-second judicial circuit court McHenry county, Illinois pamphlet. When recently applying for a job it showed that the ticket was still on... View More
Both of the DUIs occurred over 20 years ago and I completed all required treatment. I don’t drink and I would like to get my license back now that I have children and a new job that I need to be able to drive for. Does the fact that it was over 20 years ago have any impact.
The fact that is 20 years certainly does not hurt. The fact that you completed all your treatment may or may not be relevant, depending upon what your classification is and what you’re drinking and or drug use has been like since you’ve completed treatment.
My son is 16 years old with a driving permit. He received a speeding ticket going 19 mph over the speed limit. I was in the car with him. What will a conviction do to his permit if I pay and will he have to go to safety driving school if we go to court?
Upon a conviction, his GDL restrictions would be extended. What he should do is request court supervision, which will not work against him as a conviction. You will have to attend court with him, and he will be required to complete a special course for underage drivers.
There is a lawyer here in Springfield Il named George Tinkham. Big motorcycle guy. George may be retired and I’m not sure exactly how to reach him these days, but if you Google him, you might find some information there. He might be able to help answer your questions. He’s also on Facebook if...View More
I bought a motorcyle on 7/29 and drove it home. While driving it home I had an accident with another vehicle. I literally had just bought it 25 mins before the accident. It was my fault and very minor. I have arranged to repair the other party's vehicle. My insurance company would not... View More
Most policies give you 7-30 days to report a replacement vehicle. Not sure how that works with a motorcycle. Not clear what you mean by your insurance "would not cover me" when later you seem to be asking if they will cover you.
The second one was for improper lane usage the cop claims I cut him off and 4 other people how ever I requested all possible footages from that day and there was no dash camera evidence. The 3rd one was for suspended plates which I had no idea I had because my car is under my brothers insurance.... View More
I was driving on the highway and noticed the driver behind me experiencing severe road rage, she tried to run myself and my son off the road and was visibly extremely angry. I was taking an exit to get off the road away from her, I was several hundred feet in front of her taking the exit, when she... View More
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