You can proceed to the State's Attorney's office or contact the law enforcement agency who has jurisdiction to see if they are willing to pursue. Generally if there is an eyewitness to such an event the State will move forward with it.
I was pulled over by a state officer in the middle of town where it should have been city jurisdiction. He ran my plates three block ahead of me and saw I have technically a revoked liscense. I had permits from the sec of state to drive and they had just expired four days prior. Two days prior I... View More
A mistake such as what you have described is referred to a "scrivenor's error" and may be corrected by the officer at any time. It will not result in a dismissal of the charge. The officer does not need you to sign a citation either.
Absolutely. If you are referring to the Statutory Summary Suspension you are allowed to file a Petition to Rescind up to 90 days after receiving notice thereof. If you have already conducted the hearing and wish to appeal the judge's ruling you have 30 days to do so after the Order was...View More
Not much if it is that long ago. The statutes that allow you to petition to vacate a conviction grant the ability to attempt to do so up to two years from the date you should have had knowledge of the conviction. If you are asking due to a failure to appear suspension by the SOS then you must pay...View More
I am a healthcare worker I was on a Stat order to perform a procedure and I was ticketed on I-88 Westbound. I live in Cook County. I am fearing the worst, although no prior convictions of any speeding or anything It all depends on the judge. I am not having any luck anyone know what I should do in... View More
Typically you can negotiate a disposition whereby there will be no conviction nor points assessed against your driving record. It is called court supervision. I would recommend hiring a qualified traffic attorney to resolve this issue for you.
A failure to appear warrant, conviction in abstentia, and/or a drivers license hold resulting in a suspended drivers license could occur. Best to immediately hire a local attorney to request the conviction be vacated.
You can hire an attorney in the county where you are charged. That attorney can best advise whether you can accomplish the desired result. If the problem is as simple as paying a fine you can do so and get your suspension removed. Without more information I can't give you a more thorough answer.
My mandatory court date for the stop sign is next year (my court supervision will expire) but I was pulled over before it ended. Will my supervision take into the account the date I rolled the stop sign or the date I plead guilty in traffic court?
Technically the supervision could be revoked if they file a petition. A lot of the larger counties don't bother to do so due to the resources (or lack thereof) that are available to them. You should contact a qualified attorney in that county that can assist you in this regard. There is a...View More
Absolutely. You can always ask for that as a disposition. The end result will vary depending on which county(ies) that the citations were filed in. Larger counties oftentimes grant supervision more than one time even for cases that are close together in time. Contact a qualified attorney who...View More
The only time an officer can search your car is if he had probable cause to believe a crime is being committed (like the scent of cannabis emitting therefrom), with consent, pursuant to an inventory tow/policy or with a search warrant. If you object you should do so carefully since you cannot...View More
You can present proof that you were insured to the State's Attorney who is handling your case. That should not only result in a dismissal of the charge but will normally result in quashing either the warrant or obtaining an order vacating a default judgment against you.
I am currently in the process of re-instatement after a revocation. Hearing is scheduled. I have 2 Dui's, the last one in 2005. I have been revoked since, on a 3-yr revocation, due to 4 DWR. NONE of the subsequent arrests have been alcohol related. I am interested in if an interlock device is... View More
Yes the device will be required by the Secretary of State. The device is called a BAIID. The BAIID is a condition of receiving a Restricted Driving Permit for a person who has two or three DUI convictions; or two statutory summary suspensoins (as a result of two DUI arrests); or one DUI...View More
After my DUI and license suspension, I went through the evaluation and a full follow-up treatment program, all successful and I'm living sober. I'd now like to go back and apply for reinstatement. But what will be required of me for the necessary evaluation? Is it just a conversation?... View More
A hearing requires a current AODA approved evaluation, proof of any required alcohol treatment, employment verification, medical need verification, and you must wait until you are eligible for reinstatement. If you have all the paperwork referenced above in order you file for either a RDP...View More
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