David J. Winer’s Answers

David J. Winer

Waukegan Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. What happens if I had a court date for traffic and didn't show up

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Omer Jaleel
    2. David J. Winer
    3. Fred Mark Dry
    3 lawyer answers

    It all depends what type of ticket you receivd. If it was for over 30mph over the speed limit the Judge can issue a bench warrant for yoru arrest For other minor traffic tickets they will enter a judgment of conviction and send it to the Secretary of State and it will go on your drivng record. Dependng on your past record it may lead to a suspension or a Failure ot Pay hold. I suggest getting a local attorney to get it back in court to avoid this.

  2. While parked in a hotel "park and fly" lot while out of town, my license plate expired. Can I contest the ticket?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Ted Harvatin
    2. Richard Joseph Albanese
    3. David J. Winer
    3 lawyer answers

    In most courts is your bring proof that you quickly fixed the problem the ticket will be dismissed. So bring the proof to court, the worst case scenario there will be a fine. It should have no effect on yoru driver's license or plates.

  3. Where can i ask if i got a drinking ticket? i was too intoxicated to remember and woke up in the hospital

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Ronald D. Dolak
    2. Owen David Greenberg
    3. David J. Winer
    3 lawyer answers

    Youo should ask the hospital if ht epolice came there. Also, you can call the police department and ask them. Be ready to be arrested and post bond if you were ticketed for a DUI or other charge.

  4. Can you get court supervision for "failure to recuce speed to avoid an accident"

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Ronald D. Dolak
    2. Ted Harvatin
    3. Daniel G. Galivan
    4. David J. Winer
    4 lawyer answers

    Yes, you are eligible for Court Supervision as long as you have not had two prior Supervisions in the last 12 months. If you feel that you did not cause the accident then you must have a trial in court instead of pleading guilty.

  5. Completed sentence/probation how do I get my license back.

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Ted Harvatin
    2. Jonathan Samuel Goldman
    3. Daniel G. Galivan
    4. David J. Winer
    4 lawyer answers

    Where was your license issued, Illinois or Texas? How many othe DUI's have you had? What years? Either way, you must attend a hearing at the DMSV-SOS to obtain driving privileges.Y our information is too vague to provide more info..

  6. Is a b.a.c of 0.175 an aggravated dui in cook county?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Matthew R. Gebhardt
    2. Eric Paul Hanson
    3. Ted Harvatin
    4. Daniel G. Galivan
    5. Timothy P. Martin
    6. ···
    6 lawyer answers

    The only way it would be a possible felony if you received the DUI while also driving on a suspended or revoked license. The BAC score itself does not make it a felony.

  7. Do i need a lawyer?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Ted Harvatin
    2. David J. Winer
    3. Steven H. Fagan
    3 lawyer answers

    I recommend contacting a traffic attorney. It is not clear from your question what the tickets are for, but if they are minor moving violatioss, the supervison can get revoked on your first ticket due to the second one. Three convcitions in a one year period can lead to a suspension if you are over 21 years old. If under 21 years old it is two convictions in a 2 year period. Also, the law aonly allows two Court Supervisions in a one year period. Play it safe and call an attorney.

  8. I got a failure to reduce speed traffic ticket and I can't pay by the court date, can i reschedule the payment to a later date?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Ronald D. Dolak
    2. Owen David Greenberg
    3. Omer Jaleel
    4. David J. Winer
    4 lawyer answers

    You must return to court and ak the Judge to give you more time to pay. Contact the Court Clerk to arrange a new court date and give the Judge your explainaiton.

  9. Will my license still be suspended? IF so what can I do to fix it????

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Ted Harvatin
    2. David J. Winer
    3. Omer Jaleel
    3 lawyer answers

    Assuming that those are the tickets causing the suspension, once the SOS receives notification from the Court Clerk that the conviciton has been vacated your the suspension should be removed. I suggest that you call the court clerk and confirm that they sent the court order to the SOS. Do not drive until the SOS has cleared the suspension.

  10. YES. I am on video asking for a blood test 7 times. Yes. The officer said twice (on video) o.k.,

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Omer Jaleel
    2. David J. Winer
    3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    3 lawyer answers

    I am not sure what your question is, but it is likely from your description of events that the police officer may not have followed the required procedure for a breathalyzer test. I highly suggest that you get a good lawyer that practices DUI law to review the squad car and booking room video and police reports,.