Madison, WI asked in Immigration Law for Wisconsin

Q: I received my 1st ever speeding ticket in IL on a WI license and not sure what to do

I was reportedly going 88 in a 70 zone. This is my first ever ticket that I got in IL while driving on a WI license. Ive read that a court supervision is better than a conviction which in WI is 4 points (need 12 points in 1 yr frame for suspension. So I am leaning towards the court supervision but would like to know the consequences of pleading guilty in order to get the supervision. How does getting the ticket and possibly a conviction affect my record? Im also an international student on a student visa. Will this affect me in terms future visa applications? Is there a way this can be reduced given Im a 1st time offender? How can I go about reducing the citation? Thanks!

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Shan Dimitris Potts
Shan Dimitris Potts
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Glendale, CA

A: Speeding tickets and DUIs do not affect your visa applications do not worry. And no whatever the court says is final you can maybe appeal in a higher court which is going to cost you more money. All the best.

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