There was only property damage. I only have uninsured bodily damage, not property. I was never contacted to go to court, but I went for the first appearance and was told if I didn't show up for the trial, the other drivers case would be dismissed. Shouldn't the officer be there to testify... Read more »
Unless the officer witnessed the accident/collision he has no personal knowledge of how the accident occurred-----that is why you would need to testify at the trial on the traffic ticket. You can contact a lawyer in your area to discuss the pros and cons of attending the trial on the traffic...Read more »
I am currently under court supervision for receiving 2 speeding tickets before I turned 21. I’m currently a month in and I think everything is going well so far, I have not received any additional tickets or citations, nor do I plan on it, but what happens if i’m stopped by a police officer and... Read more »
I have 2 disabled children and the only vehicle I have didn't have insurance when I got pulled over yesterdsy. The officer said that my cars registration has been suspended. I've got insurance now but do not know if maybe I can fast track reinstatement before my mandatory court date? The... Read more »
I have court coming up on Jan 4. The cop filed a motion saying court be continued on the 7th of Jan when he comes back from vacation. that is unfair correct? How is it my fault that on the date the court gave me for a bench trial the officer will be on vacation? The court should have done their due... Read more »
My name is Cassandra I am xx's wife he is incarcerated in McHenry County due to being incarcer on the 1st she had court in Woodford missed his court date now Woodford put a bond out for him for $2,500 if he does not surrender himself within 30 days of the first of December he will have no cash... Read more »
Hello, I got a speeding ticket and was given three options of attending the school, plead not guilty, or pay the ticket. I got two tickets about two years ago and was told not to get another for two years to get the record clean. I got three months left to get out of the probation but I ended up... Read more »
If you are over 21 you can have two tickets in a 12 month period before your license as possible suspension. There might be insurance rate consequences of all that is not guaranteed check with your agent. If you are under 21 you can only have one conviction every two years so it would definitely be...Read more »
Can you travel internationally to places such as Canada or UAE if you completed court supervision for a Class A misdemeanor for speeding 35 MPH plus in the state of Illinois? My understanding is that upon completion of supervision it leads to a non conviction? Is this true and if not convicted are... Read more »
You may travel internationally, but I personally have seen U.S. citizens turned away from entering Canada for a variety of traffic and Criminal offenses regardless of the years past after that conviction, when they traveled by car.
I’m 18, got my license when I was 16, and recently received two speeding tickets within the span of 2-3 weeks. One was for going 83 in a 55 and the other was for going 42 in a 30. I payed the minor violation ticket so that is currently on my record. I’m set to appear in court this week for the... Read more »
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.
The two teenagers in the other vehicle were not injured. If they do not show up at court (I have to appear), would the case be dismissed? The officer who issued the ticket did not witness the accident. Can I ask for dismissal? I don’t want to plead not guilty without a lawyer. If you are granted... Read more »
In McHenry county, the case is not et for trial on the first appearance. The witnesses are not required to appear until a trial date. At the first appearance you can plead not guilty and ask for a trial. Then at the trial date, if the witnesses do not show, the prosecutor might dismiss the case....Read more »
I paid for the new registration prior to my scheduled court date. However I was extremely busy with work and totally forgot about the court date! The court date was two days ago, what is the best thing for me to do right now?
Absence of insurance is not a moving violation, yet it a vehicle compliance requirement statutorily designed as cost prohibitive, thus, even with basic liability insurance one saves money even if such motorist is stopped second time and ordered a $1,000 fine plus court costs for the second offense.
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.... Read more »
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...Read more »
I didn't get arrested, I was able to drive away from it. I was issued a citation to appear in court in a month. My only other ticket on record is a speeding ticket (10mph over) from 5 years ago. Can I renew my license before my court date? And is there any chance I could get court supervision?
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