Palatine, IL asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois

Q: 2 ticket, 2 counties, can i get court supervision for both?

Hi, I received a ticket for crossing the center line early in july. in early august, I was in a very minor accident and got a improper merge ticket....am I able to get court supervision for the 2nd one? I have missed my court date for the 2nd ticket as I read the date wrong on the ticket.

the 1st ticket was in mchenry county and the 2nd was in lake county.

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Brandon K. Davis
Brandon K. Davis
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  • Waukegan, IL
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A: Technically, you can receive court supervision up to 2 times within a 12 month period, but that is ultimately up to the Judge. If a conviction was already entered on the second ticket due to the missed court date a motion would need to be filed to bring the case back into court. An attorney can certainly assist with this process and ensure the best possible result.

Theodore J. Harvatin
Theodore J. Harvatin
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  • Springfield, IL
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A: By law, judge can grant you supervision twice within a 12 month. However, supervision is not automatic.

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