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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I’m on court supervision till may 11 for aggravated speeding, I got pulled over for reckless driving.

I have court for that may 12 I don’t have any other record then that I’m only 19 idk what to do I don’t want my license suspend or end up going to jail they arrested me

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 25, 2021

You do not know what to do? You must hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. Do not hesitate, hire an attorney now.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Illinois on
Q: if you are not convicted of a dui does it still go on your insurance

was arrested for dui but not convicted, completed state requirments and one year probation

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Juan Ooink answered on Mar 23, 2021

If you were given Probation, you have been convicted of a DUI. If you were not given Probation, but instead were given Court Supervision, which is typical for a first time DUI, you have not been convicted of a DUI.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I received a moving violation during my 3 month probationary license period. What will happen?

I received 3 speeding tickets 06/2019, 02/2020 and 03/2020. Due to Covid, I did not have to plead guilty to the third ticket until December 2020. In January I took a safe driving course and was granted a probationary license for my 3 month suspension from Feb 5th 2021 to May 5th 2021. On March 17th... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 23, 2021

You really should hire an attorney to assist you with all of your pending matters to make sure you are put in the best position possible. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Can you ask a judge to avoid jail and probation and seek counseling only

May have to go to court over a matter. I'm not sure I'll get a free one and can't afford one

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 22, 2021

Not able to answer your question without additional information. If you can not afford an attorney, you need to appear in court and request the Public Defender.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: What are the laws about repeat drug possession charges in relation to addiction cases?

My cousin was picked up with several types of large quantities of drugs. He hasn't been sober hardly at all since his release from incarceration. Isn't treating the undying addiction issue eliminate the possibility of criminal activity.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 16, 2021

No. It will be a consideration during sentencing, but criminal activity is criminal activity. Your cousin needs the assistance of a Criminal Defense Attorney right away.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Ogle county, IL is saying that I have 2 traffic tickets from 2005 that I didn't pay.

I received a call from collection agency saying they are calling about 2 traffic tickets I supposedly received in 2005 in Ogle County, IL. It has been 16 years. I don't recall getting these tickets but I went to the county site and they are saying I appeared in court and plead guilty but then... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 10, 2021

Your last question first, yes, you can get a copy of your driving record from the Illinois Secretary of State Office. Make sure to order the record for Court Purposes. This will be the more comprehensive record. It is not uncommon for collections to start very late. You really should order your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I think I have reasonable grounds for a dismissal. I just need a more expert opinion/review.

I'm self represented on a misdemeanor

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 9, 2021

You do not ask a question. You should never represent yourself. You should really hire an attorney to assist you right away.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: I was approached by narcotics officers saying they had me set up last year. They haven’t showed me any proof

Also if they do it was entrapment because I don’t do that but it was a guy who kept asking me to get him some like more than 4/5 times and I finally did it trying to be nice. I didn’t have them I got them from elsewhere for him. That’s the only time I’ve ever did it in last 3 years of... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 9, 2021

You need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Litigation for Illinois on
Q: My mother bought me a car as a gift and now she's trying to take it back.

I have the registration and all paperwork she was suppose to insure it but didn't. I called about insuring it today when I got a call from the local police asking me to drop the vehicle off. She bought the car and has the title and it's in her name but she has never had possession of it or the keys.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 8, 2021

Not sure what your question is here. If the police are involved, you might want to consider giving the car back to her right away.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: To the lawyer thanks I'm the 2010 duii and yes I paid everything and I have been driving for the pass 11 years legally

Since my dui hearing illinois is full of it they sent me a letter for a 1 year suspension 2019 to 2020 and now they added 2 more years I'm not an attorney but I don't believe this is legal

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 5, 2021

Not really sure what your question is here because you do not ask one. If you believe the suspension is a mistake, you need to consult with an attorney right away. The sooner you do so, the better.

3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: In 2010 I my license was suspended in illinois for a dui me and my family went to Florida on 10/10/10 I was driving and

And received a speeding and driving on suspended the driving was paid and thrown out now illinois wants to give me a 3 year suspension what can I do

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 5, 2021

You need to have an attorney review your driving record to see if anything can be done.

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4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Over 21, clean record. Was cited as going 94 in a 60 on highway (34 over so a Class B) What next?

As above, clean record. Cop cited me for 2,500$ but class B only denotes 1500$ max. Is there a way I can keep this off my record as I need a clean background check for work.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 2, 2021

What next? You hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter. That attorney will need time to work your case, so hire one now. That attorney, at the very least, will attempt to have the ticket amended to a Petty Offense. Hire an attorney now.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Speeding ticket fine went from $0, to $362, just finding out from a collection agency. Not sure what happened or how?

Initially I got a ticket for speeding 21-25mph hour over. I asked the cop what the fine was and was promoted “no fine today, but you can go to traffic school to get it off your record”. I assume warning? No, he said it’s still I ticket but I don’t have to pay anything. Ticket said fine of... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 1, 2021

First, I have never heard of a ticket having $0.00 fine. You always have to pay something. Second, it seems you did not do anything with this ticket, which includes taking Traffic Safety School. Finally, you can try and motion the ticket up into court and address it in front of the Judge. You will... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: An officer says on my ticket he pulled me over for improper use of turn signal but over for failure to stop
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 1, 2021

Not sure what your question is here because you do not ask one. If you are facing charges, you should hire an attorney to assist you right away.

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: what happens when your 19 years old and gets pulled over for a turning signal and the coo finds marijuana in the car
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 1, 2021

You will get at least two tickets and possible charged with the criminal offense of possession. If you have pending charges, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney right away.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Are my only options for this traffic ticket to PLEAD GUILTY and pay or to show up to court and may pay more?

My offense was "disobeyed traffic control signal". My ticket is marked NO COURT APPEARANCE REQUIRED.

When I wanted to pay on the website my only options were to plead guilty and pay or not pay at all.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Feb 25, 2021

If those are the only options you were given, then yes. You should never just pay a moving violation ticket because it will go on your record as a conviction and your insurance company will be able to see it. You should appear in court and request Court Supervision. Yes, you will pay an increased... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Would reporting my concern to internal affairs about my relatives being harassed by visits help my situation

I've retained an attorney. But my relatives have been questioned by sheriffs department and feel harassed . Plus neighbors at my complex feel they are being investigated or are in trouble. I've been told its a missing teen that contacted me

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Feb 25, 2021

You need to discuss your concerns with your attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Legal Malpractice for Illinois on
Q: What if a prosecutor is found committing misconduct and is fired. Should his court cases during that time be dismissed?
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Feb 25, 2021

It all depends on the case and the misconduct. This is something you should be discussing with your attorney. Only your attorney will have the needed information in order to address your concerns. If you have not hire an attorney yet, you should do so right away.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Internet Law for Illinois on
Q: How are police able to track you on the internet if you committed a crime?

If you committed a cyber crime can police track you in any way other then an ip address? Like via your internet browser even if the cyber crime took place on a different website other then your internet search site or a MAC address? If they are able to track you only through an ip address and you... Read more »

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Juan Ooink answered on Feb 22, 2021

First, you need to stop posting information regarding a potential crime. Second, if you have been charged with an offense, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney right away. Finally, DO NOT speak to the police without an attorney by your side.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Need legal advice

If you committed a cyber crime worth over $1M dollars what would be the possible legal consequences. The crime that was committed was that over $1M dollars worth of merchandise was purchased for the retail store where i work. None of it was going to be taken it would be all to sell. When they got... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Feb 22, 2021

Your fact pattern is not very clear. Generally, it is typically better to say nothing and wait to see what happens. If anyone asks you questions regarding your actions, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney before you do anything. Absolutely, DO NOT speak with the police without an attorney... Read more »

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