I got my first ticket in June of 2021… then I received another ticket in March of 2022 and I was on court supervision for 6months started in the end of March of 2022 and recently ended in September of 2022. I got 2 new tickets and one I got it for speeding and the other avoiding traffic… will I... Read more »
Yes, you would be eligible for a second court supervision sentence in the state of Illinois. However, Illinois law states you cannot get supervision more than two times in a 12 month period. So make sure you are careful moving forward as you most likely would not be eligible again on any other...Read more »
Both of the DUIs occurred over 20 years ago and I completed all required treatment. I don’t drink and I would like to get my license back now that I have children and a new job that I need to be able to drive for. Does the fact that it was over 20 years ago have any impact.
The fact that is 20 years certainly does not hurt. The fact that you completed all your treatment may or may not be relevant, depending upon what your classification is and what you’re drinking and or drug use has been like since you’ve completed treatment.
In Illinois there a numerous ways a DUI can be charged. Typically, there's a DUI charge for generally diving under the influence & another more specific DUI charge for having a blood-alcohol content above the legal limit (.08bac). Remember, doctrine of merger says: one act / one crime -...Read more »
I was pulled over for an inoperative registration light. The Illinois State Trooper initially acted like it was no big deal until he returned from running my license. Then is when his demeanor changed. He wanted to search my purse, & I consented. When nothing illegal was found there he asked to... Read more »
I had already been to court like two times and she told me to get a lawyer I work at the Waffle House I don't make a lot of money so I was trying to figure out how to do that and come up with money to pay my fines and unfortunately I missed my court date because I was thinking it was on the... Read more »
I got a DUI a few years back, and had to complete court supervision. Due to the supervision, my FOID card got revoked. Now that supervision is over, I can appeal my revocation. I need documentation proving that I completed supervision and that I’m no longer prohibited from owning firearms. What... Read more »
You can go to the Clerk's Office located at the courthouse where your case was handled and ask to purchase a certified disposition. This is a certified document that will confirm the successful termination of your court supervision.
breathelizer test. So he currently is serving time 4 the 2 dui charges. before he reported to jail he had to take that breath test for alcohol every morning for those 2-3 weeks he has been in jail like a few weeks-he was JUST told by his p.o. he tested positive one morning this was 6 days b4 going... Read more »
A lot of this depends on the facts and circumstances of the arrest and one's background. However, if an individual pleads guilty and then violates a condition of their sentence (for instance, to abstain from alcohol), then the prosecutor could file a petition to revoke the sentence and ask to...Read more »
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... Read more »
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.
It appears the cop asked you to submit to a blood or breath test. If you refused his direct request to you, that is a refusal for which your license can be suspended. The ER blood draw does not cure the refusal.
For dui case state says I have 14 days to respond to get a blow machine and get a work permit I don’t have court for 2 more weeks or ignore the letters and let my lawyer take care of it just don’t want to hurt myself
You should be asking your lawyer this question. I usually advise people to send in the application and then review the evidence before paying for the device. But every case is different. You should really hire a lawyer if you have a pending DUI charge.
You need to hire an attorney and get a motion to quash on file. Depending on how long ago the warrant was issued, you may currently have a revoked drivers license. Your attorney can help clear that up through this process as well. Then you need to defend or resolve the DUI.
11 months later, I got into a car accident. Officer gave m a revoked license ticket and a traffic ticket. I know I shouldn’t been driving. How do I go about with the old and new traffic violations. I wasn’t arrested by the officer just An I bond.
Even though this situation was under the legal limit, you still could get charged with a DUI under a different subsection of the DUI statute. I would suggest looking for an attorney right away to discuss your options.
Inalienable rights I would generally say are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I suppose you could consider the consumption of alcohol a pursuit of happiness. Generally, lawyers, at least lawyers that I know, do not speak about the consumption of alcohol being an inalienable right. It...Read more »
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