I owe too many traffic fines from red light camera tickets and currently don't work. I feel harassed by these traffic fines also. I've read these types of cases have been challenged in other states and most stares can no longer revoke a DL anymore for failure to pay ticket fines
If you are at fault in the accident and do not have insurance, then the victim or other party's insurance company very well may make demand on you and/or sue you for the damages. Also, it may impact your driving privileges. Depending on your financial situation, you may want to consult a...Read more »
I just want to know if my license will be suspended. I have a good driving record that's why I got put on court supervision for a no insurance ticket. I was running late for a college night class and was doing 10 over and the cop said I was doing 15 over. Should I be worried I'll lose my... Read more »
Agg speeding 26-34 mph over the limit is a class b misdemeanor. The maximum penalty is up to 6 months in jail and a $1,500.00 fine. Again, that is the maximum penalty. Ideally, a conviction can be kept off of your record through negotiation. Of course, minimizing the fines is also a priority....Read more »
I received 3 speeding tickets 06/2019, 02/2020 and 03/2020. Due to Covid, I did not have to plead guilty to the third ticket until December 2020. In January I took a safe driving course and was granted a probationary license for my 3 month suspension from Feb 5th 2021 to May 5th 2021. On March 17th... Read more »
The length of the suspension depends upon how many points you will have accumulated. That depends on the nature of the tickets and how fast over the limit you were going. Ticket will probably be dropped if you show up in court. Other driver most likely will not show.
I received a call from collection agency saying they are calling about 2 traffic tickets I supposedly received in 2005 in Ogle County, IL. It has been 16 years. I don't recall getting these tickets but I went to the county site and they are saying I appeared in court and plead guilty but then... Read more »
Your last question first, yes, you can get a copy of your driving record from the Illinois Secretary of State Office. Make sure to order the record for Court Purposes. This will be the more comprehensive record. It is not uncommon for collections to start very late. You really should order your...Read more »
Agg speeding 26-34 over is a class b misdemeanor. Technically, the offense can be punished by up to 6 months in jail and a $1500 fine. In many of these cases, it is possible to avoid a criminal conviction on your record. It may even be possible to reduce this to a petty offense. Contact an attorney...Read more »
Initially I got a ticket for speeding 21-25mph hour over. I asked the cop what the fine was and was promoted “no fine today, but you can go to traffic school to get it off your record”. I assume warning? No, he said it’s still I ticket but I don’t have to pay anything. Ticket said fine of... Read more »
First, I have never heard of a ticket having $0.00 fine. You always have to pay something. Second, it seems you did not do anything with this ticket, which includes taking Traffic Safety School. Finally, you can try and motion the ticket up into court and address it in front of the Judge. You will...Read more »
If those are the only options you were given, then yes. You should never just pay a moving violation ticket because it will go on your record as a conviction and your insurance company will be able to see it. You should appear in court and request Court Supervision. Yes, you will pay an increased...Read more »
I consulted the law library at the court house in Lake County as to what forms to appeal my case about a red light camera fine . The two forms to appeal , one about motion to vacate looks interesting. But not sure either one will work.
Everything must be done by e file online court. Also I... Read more »
Fighting these types of tickets are typically a complete waste of time and you are better off just paying the fine. If you really wish to appeal such a case, you will be wasting more time and money to do so.
IMO- NO. What you are suggesting is a "collateral attack" on your traffic conviction. No state allows this. If you had a statutory time to appeal and missed it for a valid reason or the time to appeal was suspended due to COVID you should hire an attorney to represent you and make the...Read more »
i got two tickets in carol stream IL on October 29th, 2020 my court date on the ticket said January 26th 2021. but then in the mail i got a new date saying September 29th 2021, this is very far away and over 60 days by a lot its over more than 200! so I'm wondering if I can ask for dismissal... Read more »
I have heard these types of arguments in the past and they have failed each and every time. Also, due to COVID, this type of argument will absolutely fail. Regardless, you will want to appear and see what happens in court. At the very least you will want to ask for Court Supervision.
Depending upon how that is handled, it could be a basis for a not guilty finding but the chances are the prosecutor can fix it. You really need to get the services of a lawyer to delve into the details
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