Chicago, IL asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois

Q: For violation of 625 ILCS 5/12-610.2, the Statute says a max $75 fine for 1st offense, but way is online charging $164?

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Christine S. Janis
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  • Barrington, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: In traffic cases, there are court fees and costs that are added to your fines. These will vary from county to county and include the costs of court administration and in some counties, "contributions" to certain funds and endowments. Unfortunately, these are mandatory and will not be waived by the court.

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