Columbia, IL asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois

Q: I was told that I would receive citation for speeding in the mail in 2-4 weeks, I have not seen it. What should I do?

I receive a ticket in Mo. The officer told me that I should be getting the citation is 2-4 weeks. I looked up my name in the case.net. I could not find my name in the system. I guess I wanted to take care of the ticket, before I get a warrant out in my name.

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Cheryl Powell
Cheryl Powell
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Mt Vernon, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Just keep checking every week. You should get something in the mail if they have your correct address giving you a information about your case, if there is one. This covid issue has everyone disorganized. It may be months or never before a ticket is filed. It is just a waiting game.

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

A: I would also suggest contacting an attorney in MO (ideally someone in the county where the ticket was issued) or the clerk’s office in that county to see if they can shed any light on the current procedures and any delays.

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

A: You should hire an attorney licensed in MO to assist you with this matter. That attorney will be able to tell you what the normal practice if for such tickets and when you should actually expect to receive it in the mail.

David J. Winer
David J. Winer
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Waukegan, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: I first suggest that you go online or call the Court Clerks office in the county where the offense happened. If that is not successful then contact a local defense attorney in that county to see if they can find out any information on your behalf. A local attorney should know and have access to the info you need.

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