Bensenville, IL asked in Traffic Tickets, Insurance Defense and Juvenile Law for Illinois

Q: I'm on supervision and have a conviction on my record. just got a citation for driving with a expired License.

What will happen¿

1 Lawyer Answer
Jason A. Wilkins
Jason A. Wilkins
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Carol Stream, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Hello Asker,

Regrettably, I cannot answer this question without more information. Follow up questions would be necessary in a consultation to suss out the issues here. What I can say is that your new ticket for driving with an expired license can result in a revocation of your supervision you are currently on. This can, in conjunction with or independently (depends on the offense), trigger a suspension.

As for the expired license ticket, how serious that is depends on how long you were expired. If more than a year, it is more serious as it constitutes a Class B misdemeanor which can give you a criminal record. Another factor is where the ticket was issued. It can be a relatively punishment if any if the case occurred in cook county vs. a very tough fight if it happened in neighboring Will County for example.

In short, there's too many details to give an accurate answer with so little information. We don't know what you were found guilty of, when, where, or how old you are (all relevant factors to giving an accurate answer). My recommendation is to contact a traffic attorney who can ask the pertinent questions and give a more comprehensive answer.

I hope this helps. Let me know if you have any questions.


Jason A. Wilkins

Traffic Attorney

(630) 445-2293

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