Chicago, IL asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Insurance Defense for Illinois

Q: Got a ticket for not having insurance, court date May 15. I junked my car and don’t have insurance on it anymore.

What do I say or do? To not get fined for that ticket

1 Lawyer Answer
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: If you had insurance on the date and time you were ticketed, you need to appear in court and show that proof of insurance. If you did not have insurance on the date and time you were ticketed, you need to show proof that the car was junked and that you have insurance now on another vehicle. If this is your first offense and you did not have insurance on the car on the date and time you were ticketed, you will be eligible for Court Supervision.

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