Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois

Q: If aggravated speeding was reduced to a petty offense and supervison 4 month

If aggravated speeding fine was reduced to a petty crime and I fingerprinted for a job, would the background check show that I had been arrested?

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

A: It depends upon how deep the background check is. Anybody looking up your name online would be able to see the original charge was a Class A or B misdemeanor (depending on your speed), both of which are criminal offenses.

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