Pekin, IL asked in DUI / DWI for Illinois

Q: I didnt complete all the terms of court supervision for a DUI. Would it be fruitful to get an attorney?

I completed the 3 DUI classes, paid some of my fine and I'm 5 hours short on my community service hours. The cut off date was 5 days ago. I have been in a treatment center twice during this time trying to get my life straightened out. It was difficult to find somewhere to complete service hours during COVID. I know I should've let the court know my struggles BEFORE my court date but I didnt. Would getting an attorney even make a difference at this point?

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Theodore J. Harvatin
Theodore J. Harvatin
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Springfield, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: I think it’s worth it. It’s painful to lose your license and deal with the Secretary of State. A lawyer who has a lot of experience with the court system in your county will have a lot better chance of saving your supervision than you would on your own.

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Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Wheeling, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Due to the ongoing pandemic situation and closure of community service centers more than likely you would be granted a continuance to complete your community service component.

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