Kansas City, MO asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Illinois

Q: Do the courts verify validity of insurance once a case is dismissed?

I went to court today to prove I had valid insurance. My case was dismissed. Do the courts contact the DMV to verify my insurance. I don’t want my insurance company to drop me because of this small incident where I couldn’t find my insurance card. Should I expect any correspondence with the court/my insurance company?

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James G. Dimeas
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James G. Dimeas
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: You will not receive any correspondence from the Court or your insurance company. I have had prosecutors call the insurance company to verify that the card was accurate. I have had clients get caught with a fake insurance card. That's the only reason why you should be worried about the prosecutor calling your insurance company.

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Theodore J. Harvatin
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Springfield, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: No. They don't have time to do that.

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Brandon K. Davis
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Brandon K. Davis
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Waukegan, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: No. You shouldn’t have anything to worry about.

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

A: No, this is not something that is done. Once the case is dismissed it is over and nothing more will come of it.

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