Minneapolis, MN asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois

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.

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Jeremy Wang

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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Rolling Meadows, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: 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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Theodore J. Harvatin

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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Springfield, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: If you can prove it was in effect before rather than after the arrest

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Juan Ooink

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Your insurance would have to be effective prior to the ticket date and time. The Court will absolutely check when you got the insurance and at what time it became effective. If you got the insurance after you received the ticket, absolutely DO NOT try to say you had it prior to receiving the ticket because the Judge will hold you in Contempt of Court.

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