Q: I got a ticket for driving 28 over speed limit in 25 mph zone. I know it can be a jail time . How likely that to happen?
Mount Prospect Illinois
A: The maximum penalty for speeding 26-34 mph over the limit is 6 months in jail and a $1,500.00 fine - the minimum penalty is court supervision. Of course, the goal is to avoid jail time and a criminal conviction. Traffic school and community service are more common than jail. The ultimate result primarily depends on the specific circumstances of your case including your prior driving record. Typically, we try to negotiate a reduction of the offense and minimize any required conditions. Contact an attorney directly for a consultation.
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