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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I am being charged with my 2nd Possession of Controlled Substance charge of under .5. What is the possible outcome?

My first charge was tried as a misdemeanor and a "Attempted Possession" charge.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Dec 17, 2020

First, it is likely your first charge was amended to an Attempted Possession charge. Second, since this is your second charge, it is much more serious because you have already been given a chance on your first charge. You need to hire a criminal defense attorney to assist you right away.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Hello i am 16 years old and have gotten my second ticket within a 3 month period

I was pulled over in Illinois and have been approved for court supervision on the first ticket the second I have just received. what are the consequences? The first ticket was 22 over and I have already paid the fine. The second was 96 in a 65 and have a mandatory court date on January 27th. Should... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Dec 15, 2020

96 in a 65 is 31 over the posted speed limit which is a Class B Misdemeanor and is punishable by up to 6 months in jail and out to $1,500.00 in fines not including mandatory assessments. This is not a normal speeding ticket. You must hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: What happens when i am given a notice to appear on a charge of battery in Illinois?
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Dec 14, 2020

You must appear in court and you should do so with an attorney by your side. You need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney right away to assist you with this matter. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better. You are facing, at the very least, a Class A Misdemeanor charge which is punishable by up... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: I am being accused of attempting to run down a police officer that was aggressively and forcefully trying to take her

From the passenger side of the vehicle and all she was being accused of doing was cashing a check that did not belong to her a payroll check that did not belong to her.

The police officer did not identify himself as a police officer his vehicle had no indications that it was a police... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Dec 14, 2020

You could be facing some very serious Misdemeanor and/or Felony charges. You must hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better. DO NOT speak to the police without an attorney by your side.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I got a ticket for speeding (80 m/h in a 65 m/h zone at night, no workers) in TX, but my driver license is issued in IL

I called the judge and she told me I need to pay $184. Will this affect my points or insurance in Illinois?

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Dec 10, 2020

I have already previously answered this questions, so please refer to that answer. Bottom line, you need to hire an attorney licensed in Texas to assist you and you must tell that attorney that you are licensed in Illinois and need the ticket amended.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: A ticket for speeding in TX will affect my points or insurance in Illinois?

got a ticket for speeding (80 m/h in a 65 m/h zone at night, no workers) in TX, but my driver license is issued in IL

I called the judge and she told me I need to pay $184

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Dec 10, 2020

You really should hire an attorney licensed in Texas to handle this matter for you. If you just pay the ticket, it will be reported to Illinois and your insurance company will find out about it. You need to have this ticket amended to a non-moving violation. When you speak with the Texas attorney,... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: will they take my licence

i have not got a ticket in about a year and i got court supervition i just got one tonight going 28 over i turn 18 in 3 day i am all for paying the fine i just dont want them to take my licence

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Dec 4, 2020

28 mph over the posted speed limit is a Class B Misdemeanor which is punishable by up to 6 months in jail and up to $1,500.00 in fines not including mandatory assessments. This is not a normal traffic ticket. This is a criminal offense. If you are convicted, this will show up on background checks... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Is there certain rafters you wouldn’t get court supervision on a class c mistameter. Breach of peach. I don’t have

Only thing on my record is traffic with a no insurance ticket and a speeding ticket.

*would there be any reason I wouldn’t get court supervision on my first mistameter

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Dec 2, 2020

There are any number of reasons why someone would not get Court Supervision on their first Misdemeanor. This is something you should be discussing with your attorney. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you need to do so right away.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets, DUI / DWI and Federal Crimes for Illinois on
Q: I went 90 mph in a 60 mph highway. I got pulled over and got no ticket but got court and I dont know what to do.
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 30, 2020

30 mph over the posted speed limit is a Class A Misdemeanor, which is punishable by up to 6 months in jail and up to $1,500.00 in fines not including mandatory assessments. If you receive a conviction on such a charge, it will show up on background checks for the rest of your life and cause you... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I drove 90 mph in a 60 mph zone in a Express. What lawyer should I get?
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 30, 2020

You need a Criminal Defense Attorney and you need one right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better. That attorney needs time to work on your case.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I live in illinois, I was driving 90 on a 60 limit express. I was given a court date do I need a lawyer? First time.
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 30, 2020

Yes, you need a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter. This is a criminal offense and if convicted, it will cause you issues with employment, education, housing and financing for the rest of your life. Hire an attorney now.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Charge changed from minor traffic offense to misdemeanor? ILLINOIS

A few weeks ago, I was pulled over for speeding. The officer claims I was going 26 over the speed limit on a highway, though my car physically can’t go that fast. HOWEVER he wrote the ticket for a 15-20 over infraction, no court appearance required.

I went to pay my ticket online and... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 30, 2020

You must hire a Criminal Defense Attorney to assist you with this matter right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better. That attorney, at the very least, will attempt to have this corrected on your behalf, but that attorney will need time to work on your case. Hire an attorney now.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Animal / Dog Law for Illinois on
Q: If someone agreed to watch my dogs and then gave my dogs away could I sue them?

We paid a friend to watch our dogs while we left to go to Maryland for the holidays ,but after we left he told us he got his dog from some lady who left it outside in the cold,and now he's not responding to our text or calls

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 30, 2020

Your question and your fact pattern do not match. Regardless, you are always welcome to sue anyone at anytime, but that does not mean you will be successful. You might want to consider hiring a Civil Law Attorney to assist you with this matter.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Can my ticket be dismissed? Illinois

I got into an accident last week (it was my fault) and I received a ticket for failure to reduce my speed and causing an accident. Today I received another ticket by mail saying that I was operating my vehicle without insurance. I do have insurance but when the police asked for my insurance card at... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 30, 2020

You have to appear in court and show your proper proof of insurance, which shows that you had valid insurance on the date and time of the accident.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Animal / Dog Law and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Q: I paid $100 for a cat, now the old owner wants it back. She has even called the cops to my place, what should I do?

Found an add on Craigslist for a cat, the person contacted me and we met up she gave us the cat than we gave her $100 for the cat. She was also abusing the cat and force feeding it with a turkey baster, I doubt it has every been to the vet with all the isssues she has and we have put over $200+... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 25, 2020

If you have a receipt, show that receipt to the police and tell them that the cat is yours. If you do not have a receipt, hopefully there was an independent witness with you when you purchased the cat. If so, have that witness speak to the police and tell them that you purchased the cat. If not,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence for Illinois on
Q: What do you call it when someone has a restraining order against someone but you guys can legally talk?

Domestic

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 24, 2020

What? Not really sure what you are asking here. There are a few types of Orders of Protections. If it is not a complete stay away OP, the parties can typically speak to each other.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: My 16 year old daughter has had her license for 9 months. She received a speeding ticket for 70 in a 45.

The ticket is checked with "No court appearance necessary". Does she just pay it? Can she still drive? Should she still drive? Should we go to court? We really are not sure what to do. Help!!

Thank you so much.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 24, 2020

Does she just pay it? No. Can she still drive? Yes. Should she still drive? This is up to you being her parent. Should we go to court? Yes. She must appear in court and request Court Supervision. This will required to pay an increased fine and complete Traffic Safety School, but this will save you... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Consequences for 16 year old pulled over for going 15 over limit?

My son (16) was ticketed for going 15 over the limit (50 in a 35) and also another ticket for not having his insurance in the car. He has insurance and was issued a court date and must appear. What possible consequences can he face? Does he plead guilty or no? What are some possible things he can... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 23, 2020

First, he must appear in court with a parent or an attorney. Second, he must bring his valid proof of insurance that shows he has valid insurance on the date and time he was ticketed. Third, he must not get a conviction for the Speeding Ticket. He needs to request Court Supervision at the very... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Hi, I got a citation speeding ticket from the West Virginia State police . Speeding 104mph on a 70mph.

However I wasn’t speeding that much. I was going I was going between 85/90/95 then reduced my speed. And when he pulled me over he said he was following me for an hour but why didn’t you pulled me over at some point then ?! I just don’t know what to do cause I got my ticket out of state (West... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 23, 2020

This is a criminal offense in Illinois. It is likely a serious offense in West Virginia as well, so you need to hire an attorney licensed in West Virginia to assist you with this matter. Make sure to tell your attorney that you are licensed in Illinois.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: If Issued a fta while incarcerated in a different county will it be dropped when you appear before a judge?
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
answered on Nov 19, 2020

It is likely the failure to appear was accompanied by a warrant. The bigger issue is the warrant. This is something you should be discussing with your attorney. Only your attorney will have to the needed information in order to address this concern. If you have not hired an attorney yet, you need... Read more »

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