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4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I got pulled over for going 81 in a 50. Instead of arresting me and towing my car, the cop gave me a ticket and court,

I’m required to go. What should I expect? First time offense. First time being pulled over. License Suspension? It says “Method of Release $1500” on my ticket.

Thank you

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Sep 6, 2019

Speeding 26-34 above the legal speed limit is criminal Class B misdemeanor in Illinois. Driving on a suspended license is a minimum criminal Class A misdemeanor in Illinois. Make certain to show up to Court to preserve your $1500 bond as noted. You will need an attorney to represent you.

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Q: I am on court supervision for 90 days and am 6 days away from 90 and got a speeding ticket what now

I got a speeding ticket going 73 in a 55 what are the penalties I could face will they just count the court supervision because it is 6 days from ending as I have a rather clean driving record.

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Aug 14, 2019

Since you are 6 days away from the 90 day mark - wait out the clock and allow the current court supervision to sunset satisfactorily (ie; pay off fines, complete traffic school, etc. ) on day 90 before you answer to this current speeding ticket.

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Q: Hello - I had purchase my city sticker, I forgot to put it on my windshield. I had the old one and now $200 ticket

Should I go to court and see if they can reduce or dismiss the ticket?

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jul 25, 2019

Bring the city sticker receipt as proof to Court and see whether they will dismiss the ticket.

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Q: My 17 year old son got a moving violation ticket 10/2017, one in 6/2019 (speeding)-took class so not counted, and

One on 6/14/19 for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. With the graduated license program he is likely to lose his license if plead guilty. What is the best way to handle this to see if can keep his license?

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jul 25, 2019

A guilty plea exposes your son to more civil liability than just possibly losing his license. The best way to avoid a conviction is to show up to Court with your son and bring a seasoned Traffic Attorney with you.

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4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Does court supervision prevent insurance companies from raising your insurance?

I had two court supervisions but when i looked myself up they were still on file, is a court supervision a conviction?

I also just got a third ticket for speeding over statutory limit 21-25

Will i get a suspended license for having 2 tickets with court supervision and a 3rd ticket... Read more »

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jul 18, 2019

In Illinois, Court Supervision do not count as convictions. However, be mindful the government may ask the Court to revoke Court Supervision and enter a conviction against you if you pick up another ticket while driving on Court Supervision.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: If my court date is more than 30 days after the day I received the ticket could I get the case dismissed?
Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jun 25, 2019

You will have a better chance to get the case dismissed if the Court date was more than 60 days after the day you received a non-criminal traffic ticket.

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: How Can I get a 2017 ticket amended from above 15- 25 mph to below 14?

I recieced two of the same types of tickets and just pleaded guilty and paid the court costs, I travel for work now and didnt realize the ticket from 2017 would effect my job. One county changed the mileage without a second question from back in 2016, the second county said it wasnt possible to... Read more »

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on May 17, 2019

Talk to a local traffic attorney near the county where you got denied.

If all else fails, I suggest finding another job. Good Luck!

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: So I got a no proof of insurance ticket today, the ticket has a fine of 140. Is that the true?

It happened in Macon County, IL. I was speeding and got a ticket for that also.

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Apr 16, 2019

The 140 is your bond. The penalty fine for no proof of insurance is much much higher.

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Q: I got a ticket for failure to completely stop at a stop sign will my license get suspended?

I am 20 years old and recently finished court supervision back in November from a different ticket for speeding.

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Mar 25, 2019

Under age 21 - Two moving violation convictions within 24 months triggers a license suspension. Court Supervision, when successfully completed, does not count as a conviction.

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Q: Do you need a guardian present with a minor when showing the completion of court supervision.

I did not receive any tickets within the 3 month time period, and I also have the letter from the school stating I completed the driving school. Do I need to have a guardian present, or can I go alone and show them the sheet and be done with the case?

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Mar 13, 2019

If you are a minor you should always have a parent or guardian accompany you to Court.

Either way just make certain you do show up to Court to show proof of completion of the driving school.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Is it legal/valid to have a traffic warrant mailed with no judge signature or courthouse stamped?

Knowing i went to court i didnt miss but my bond on the paper said $150 when i was took from my residence i got told at the jail my bond was $1000 i got a small reduction bonded out for $528.

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Mar 11, 2019

At best you may have been notified that a criminal bench warrant was issued for your arrest. The original signed and court clerk stamped warrant should be in your Court file.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: The indiv bond says 1500$ on it. Do I have to pay it. What happens when I go t court.

I’m only 18 and I got a ticket for disobeying a stop sign dec 28 2018. I got another way a couple days ago For the same reason. I paid the first one off. Than I got a ticket for speeding 26 Mph -34 mph. The officer did not arrest me but made me sign some papers . I think it’s a individual bond.... Read more »

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Feb 16, 2019

The $1500 is the I-bond amount on the ticket. You do not have to pay it so long as you show up to every Court date. Speeding 26-34 mph above the speed limit is a criminal offense in Illinois. You will need an attorney.

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4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I forgot to affix my license plate sticker and got a ticket. If I provide proof can I contest the ticket?

My IL registration is current and valid for another 6 months, I just did not have the sticker on my plate and received a ticket in Chicago for 'expired plate or temporary registration'. If I can submit documentation online to prove my car is registered, is that enough? Or do I still have to pay... Read more »

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Feb 14, 2019

Make certain you show up to Court in person and show proof of registration.

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5 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I got a 2 tickets for driving on expired plates and speeding 15-20 over posted speed limit.

The method of release on my tickets is mentioned as paying 2000 and 120 dollars respectively. My court appearance is scheduled for this coming Monday . I'm a student and couldn't pay those fines. How can i proceed further in the court without taking any attorney.

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Feb 2, 2019

The method of release you are referring to is the bond amount you will have to pay if you fail to show up to Court. They are not the fines and fees. Just make certain you do show up to Court on Monday. Good Luck!

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I got a ticket for operating uninsured vehicle. My effective start date of my insurance is on the same day.

I don't have any proof of insurance when pulled over.I got a court date on my ticket. Will the circuit court accepts my insurance paper work with the same start date as my ticket date and dismiss my ticket.

ThankYou

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jan 24, 2019

The Court should dismiss the ticket if you can prove you were covered by your insurance policy prior to the time that was posted on the ticket.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Appeals / Appellate Law and Communications Law for Illinois on
Q: Will the judge understand that I didn't know I needed sr-22 for 3rd year? Please help, I never even received a letter.

thanks

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jan 16, 2019

Illinois law requires you to notify the Secretary of State every time you change your address so they can send you notices. Failure to do so can lead to getting another ticket.

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

Speeding 15-20 over

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jan 15, 2019

Possible. You may have to ask the attorney you hire to go to Court for you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Can i get a ticket off my record that was listed wrong?

I got a ticket for failure to yield because i had accident. I was turning left on a one way street the correct way. When i had court i asked for a new date because i was sick. I got a paper in the mail saying i was found guilty of turning the wrong way on a one way street which is inacurate. The... Read more »

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jan 10, 2019

It appears you missed Court. The judge entered a judgment against you not being present in Court. There may have been clerical error by way of information on the ticket or how it was entered into the Court Clerks system. You went back to Court to try to clear the ticket. However, It is not clear... Read more »

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

Got pulled over first time driving after returning home from military basic training and realized I forgot to renew my insurance upon my arrival home. I then ended up missing my court date but called the courthouse the following Monday. I paid to have my license reinstated so it wasn't suspended... Read more »

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jan 9, 2019

Yes. Hiring an attorney will absolutely help to lower your fines and fees. The sooner the better.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Can they stack expired sticker tickets before the 1st one is even paid?

I live in Illinois and due to my car needing major repairs I am unable to pass an emissions test which means I cannot get a new sticker. I was pulled over yesterday January 4th and the officer was nice about it but explained because I've gotten warnings he had to write me a ticket but all the other... Read more »

Jeremy Wang
Jeremy Wang answered on Jan 5, 2019

Yes - law enforcement can stack the tickets until you are valid to drive.

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