Chicago, IL asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois

Q: I have court tomorrow and I'm on conditional discharge till July 2020but have not been able to pay on fines due to loss

Due to loss if job n just starting a new job have not been able to pay on them will I be tooken into custody fines are 600 will be able to start paying this week but do not want to go to jail

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Brandon K. Davis
Brandon K. Davis
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Northfield, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Be prepared to explain your financial hardship to the judge. If possible, make some sort of payment tomorrow to show good faith.

Juan Ooink agrees with this answer

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

A: You should be prepared to make a payment in court and hopefully the Judge will listen to what you have to say regarding your issues.

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