Your best bet is to find an attorney in WY to try to have the ticket reduced to a non-moving violation, which will not impact his record in Illinois. Certain states are better than others at communicating with one another.
I am currently 17 right now and turn 18 around 20 days after the court date. This is for a ticket where I drove past curfew and I got a similar ticket in the past for driving on a permit. That one was dismissed, but a parent was also there with me. I live in Illinois.
Because you were under the age of 18 at the time of the ticket, you are required to have a parent or legal guardian present. If you are unable, provide an explanation to the Judge, who will likely give you a continuance.
She went in today and the judge spoke to her very briefly, giving her a new court date next month and telling her to come back with an attorney. He did say that she could be punished with jail time. She has had her license for almost 20 years now, with a speeding ticket (7mph over) 12 years ago.... Read more »
Aggravated speeding 26-34 over the limit is a class b misdemeanor. As a result, the maximum penalties include up to 6 months in jail and a fine up to $1500. However, especially with a good driving record, there is a high likelihood of avoiding jail time. An attorney can help minimize the...Read more »
I got a ticket last July 26,2019 and I just got another ticket July 22 2020. I’m 20 years old in the state of Illinois. My 2019 ticket, I too the safety school and finished court supervision. Will I get my license suspended?
Court supervision does not count toward a license suspension, so you are not in jeopardy of a license suspension unless you received another conviction within the last 24 months of the pending ticket. However, you should still try to avoid a conviction on the new ticket. You can technically receive...Read more »
If you contact the Clerk's Office at the courthouse they should be able to explain why you received that letter and confirm that you must appear. There are a variety of reasons why a court appearance may be required such as your age or the nature of the offense. Of course, an attorney can...Read more »
I would like to not go to court because I start college that week in a different state. Is there any way I could just pay it and not go to court? Also could I still get court supervision if it is possible? The last time I got a speeding ticket I was 17 and now I’m 20.
If the ticket indicates that a court appearance is required you would need to appear (or have an attorney appear on your behalf). You can call the Clerk's Office at the courthouse to verify that the appearance is mandatory. You do not want to pay it outright as that would cause a conviction on...Read more »
I was pulled over at 2:30 a.m. going 75 in a 45 on my way to work. Now I must appear in court. I haven't received a speeding ticket in 13 years, however I received a seat belt ticket and wrong way around traffic island ticket 3 years ago. I was cooperative and was curious what my fine could... Read more »
Technically, because this is a Class B misdemeanor, the fine can be up to $1,500.00 plus court assessments - but that is the maximum. Because it is a criminal offense, the goal is to avoid a conviction and minimize the potential penalties including fines. You should find an attorney that practices...Read more »
Aggravated speeding 35+ over the limit is a class a misdemeanor. Technically, it is punishable by up to a year in jail and fines of up to $2500. There are a variety of possibilities depending on the specific circumstances as well as the courthouse where your case is pending. Penalties such as...Read more »
You would pay the traffic school fee if you don’t wish to appear in court (or have an attorney appear for you to handle this). You can also contact the Clerk’s Office if you have any questions about this procedure.
I consulted a lawyer in Boone County where it happened, and he told me that it was a basic traffic ticket with a light fine and no suspension and recommended I pay it and avoid the court date. I did so, but recently I received a suspension notice that starts August 17th. I attempted to have an... Read more »
You would need an attorney in Indiana to reopen the case and have it dismissed or amended to a different violation. If you're successful, once this is reported back to Illinois, the suspension would be removed. Look for a local attorney in that county to assist you.
You can technically receive court supervision twice within a 12 months period, but it is not guaranteed. You (or an attorney) would likely need to attend court to keep the second speeding ticket off of your record.
My 20 year old son received a speeding ticket in August 2018 (paid the fine) and in March (2020) was in an accident and issued a ticket for following too closely. There was no court date and he kept calling to get a date but the clerk told him to call back because the ticket was not in the system.... Read more »
It is certainly possible to remedy this situation. A motion would need to be filed to re-open one (or both) cases in order to bring the ticket(s) in front of a Judge and request that the conviction be removed in place of court supervision. Once the motion is granted, certified paperwork from the...Read more »
The question is in the recent amendments to the law to renew the work permit for asylum. Does it include speed violations such as aggravated speed Is it prohibited to renew this work permit before the start of Resolution 25 August 2020?
Speeding 26-34 mph over the limit is a Class B misdemeanor. Technically, it is punishable by a maximum of 6 months in jail and a $1,500.00 fine. However, assuming that this is your first offense and you were polite and cooperative with the officer, it may be possible to keep this off of your public...Read more »
I'm 16 and It was 2am, and I was going 60 in a 30, there was no one else on the road. got a ticket for past curfew and paid it, my court date is tomorrow. What are my chances of getting my license suspended vs getting supervision?
Speeding 26+ mph over the limit is a Class B misdemeanor. If you are convicted of 2 moving violations within a 2 year period under the age of 21 you face a license suspension. It may be possible to avoid a conviction depending on a few factors. An attorney can certainly assist you and ensure the...Read more »
I thought that there is usually an option to pay the fine and not have it affect my driving record or plead guilty. Only option appears to be paying the fine and pleading guilty or requesting a trial. The trial location would be hours from my home. Am I missing something?
It is possible to keep it off your record but you may need to have an attorney appear on your behalf if you are unable to attend court. Not all tickets have the option of requesting supervision without a court appearance.
Please give me best idea. I am not sure that I drove 103 mph it might be 83 or 93 mph but coups issued ticket of 103.I didn’t want argue with coups that time, whatever he said I did and sign the ticket. I also paid 250$ cash at the same time. What is best further step please advice me.
Because the offense was for speeding 33 over, this is a Class B misdemeanor. Technically, you are facing a maximum penalty of 6 months in jail and a fine of up to $1500. However, there are many possibilities based on a variety of factors including your driving record. Contact an attorney directly...Read more »
Wisconsin does not have court supervision. Ideally the ticket would be reduced to a non moving violation. An attorney in Wisconsin may be able to assist you or advise whether that is possible. Paying it outright would result in a conviction on your Illinois record.
A motion would need to be filed with the clerk of court to reopen the case. It is still very possible to obtain court supervision. An attorney may be able to handle this process on your behalf without the need for you to to appear in court.
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