Questions Answered by Juan Ooink

Q: Can I get court supervision for a speeding traffic ticket without attending the driving course?

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 16, 2019
Juan Ooink's answer
Yes, but only if you or your attorney appear in court and request it and you are 19 or older. If you mail in the ticket and request Court Supervision, will have to complete Traffic Safety School.

Q: I received a 3 tickets for speeding ( 15-20 over statutory limit ), operating uninsured motor vehicle , expired plates

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 16, 2019
Juan Ooink's answer
Your tickets will not be suspended. It is possible the expired registration will be dismissed but the other two tickets will be an issue. You have, what has already been mentioned, late compliance regarding the no insurance ticket, which is good but will not get the ticket dismissed. You must show up to court with that proof of insurance. As for the speeding ticket, depending on your driving history, you should be eligible for Court Supervision. You should seriously consider hiring an attorney...

Q: Received a ticket for electronic device because I was given a ticket for improper right turn (per witness) not officer

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Juan Ooink's answer
You can always contest a ticket, but that does not mean you will be successful. If you plan on fighting the ticket, that means you plan on going to trial and you should hire an attorney to assist you if you really want to go to trial.

Q: I received a ticket for electronic device. I was not using it. The office asked me if it was in my hand. Not witnessed

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Juan Ooink's answer
Go to court and see what happens. If the ticket is not dismissed, have it set for trial and hire an attorney to assist you.

Q: I received a ticket for improper right turn. No officer was present another party called the police.

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 14, 2019
Juan Ooink's answer
Appear in court and see what happens. If the case is not dismissed, have the matter continued for trial and hire an attorney to assist you.

Q: Have $2,600 ticket for driving without insurance and then missing court, is there a way to get fine price decreased?

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 10, 2019
Juan Ooink's answer
Yes, an attorney can assist you with this matter. An attorney would file a Motion to have the case brought back before the Judge to see if there is anything that can be done about the fine amount. You need to handle this right away because the longer you wait the less likely you will see the fine reduced.

Q: how much time is a battery charge for a 14 year old ?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
This is a great question to discuss with their attorney. That attorney will have all of the needed information in order to answer this question.

Q: Asking for help with a reversed conviction. Time in prison and parole complete.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
Not really sure what you are asking here. It is likely you will have to speak directly with an attorney to determine what can be done regarding your conviction.

Q: What would be the best way & proper way for a minor to ask for court supervision on a misdemeanor speeding ticket?

4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
If you are facing a Misdemeanor Speeding Ticket, you really should have an attorney by your side when you appear in court. Talk to your parents and have them hire an attorney for you right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the sooner that attorney can start working on your case.

Q: Can you receive 2 tickets for the same thing even though you didn't receive the first ticket copy? Should I fight it?

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
Go to court on both tickets and show proper registration. Hopefully they will both the dismissed.

Q: My son is 14y/o . Took my car without permission. Got tickets Driving without license, curfew and illegal turn. What ca

4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
You really should hire an attorney to assist with this matter. The sooner you hire an attorney the better, so that attorney can start working on the case.

Q: Will I need the money for a traffic ticket (speeding) when I go to court, or can I pay it afterwards?

5 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
You will typically be given time to pay. I have only seen payment due on the court date when the charge is amended.

Q: For a required court appearance, if the officer does not show up can the case be dismissed?

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
It all depends on where you have to be in court. Some counties will dismiss charges when the officer is not in court, others require that the matter be set for trial and that the officer not appear on the trial date.

Q: What are the chances a 17 year old would receive a suspended license for his first citation (of 27 over)? in IL

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
You are facing a Misdemeanor offense and you will need an attorney to assist you with this matter. The sooner you hire an attorney the better, so that attorney can start working on the case.

Q: What types of steps are police officers allowed to take to confirm someone has been driving under the influence?

3 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
Not really sure what you are looking for with an answer from this question. If you have been charged with a DUI, you need to hire an attorney right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the sooner that attorney can start working on your case. There are time sensitive matters when dealing with a DUI and the longer you wait the harder it gets for an attorney to handle your case.

Q: Under what situations could a traffic ticket potentially get dismissed?

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
This is not a question that can be answered here because it is entirely way to general. You should hire an attorney to assist you with this matter. That attorney will be able to gather the needed information in order to answer this question.

Q: If a cop lies on a police report to cover his excessive force up, can that lie ultimately get the charges dismissed?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 6, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
This is something for you to discuss with your attorney. Your attorney will have all of the needed information in order to answer this question. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you should do so right away. The sooner you hire an attorney the sooner that attorney can start working on the case. That attorney will move to preserve any video available, but that needs to happen right away, so do not hesitate, hire an attorney now.

Q: Been on probation for 6 years now due to none payment of restitution that I am unable to pay my sentence was 6 months

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 4, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
You need to speak with an attorney in Kansas, or contact the attorney that assisted you in the first place.

Q: My sister was the victim of battery on Friday 11-30

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Domestic Violence for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 3, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
Unfortunately, it is not up to your sister what the defendant is charged with. It is up to the State, who is the prosecutor. I suggest reaching out to the State and giving them an update on her status on what issues she is facing.

Q: My court date for a suspended license is on December 14. 1500 fee. Do I have to pay this fee before December 14?

4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Dec 3, 2018
Juan Ooink's answer
First, you should plan on showing up to court with a valid license. Second, if you are not able to clear your license before the court date, you should hire an attorney right away to assist you with this matter. Finally, as the other attorneys have already said, the $1,500.00 is not the fine, it is the bond.

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