Chicago, IL asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois

Q: My son got 4 tickets for leaving the seen of a accidents and not calling cops. 1 was a fence that took out his breaks.

He hit a dear and flipped it.. He tryed to get back to his friend and hit a building and left. Cops came and gave him tickets. They came back next day to change it couse the mair of the town called and said he wants the address of the accident on the ticket so they can sue him for the damage. The tickets had no address for the accidents. He came back to change it and put the address on it. Can they do that?

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

A: Yes they can investigate further and amend charges.

Juan Ooink agrees with this answer

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

A: Tickets can be amended until the start of a trial on those tickets. Your son is facing some very serious charges and needs the assistance of an attorney. The sooner you hire an attorney to assist him, the better.

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