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John P. Yetter

John Yetter’s Legal Guides

11 total


  • Illinois Expungement and Sealing Basics

    If you have a criminal record in the State of Illinois and want to clear it, much of it can be sealed or expunged. Expungement is a civil action in which an individual petitions the court which heard the case originally to enter an order erasing all records relating to the cas...

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  • The Clemency Process in Illinois: How it Works and What to Expect

    While many charges in Illinois are expungable or sealable, some are not, including most felonies. And in some cases people with sealable convictions are interested in moving beyond that and removing all traces of their record. If you have a felony conviction on your record fro...

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  • Illinois Financial Resposnsibility Driver's License Suspensions - Type 04

    In Illinois, the Legislature has created dozens of different ways an individual can get their drivers license suspended. These are set out in 625 ILCS 5/7-303 et.al. The purpose of this guide is to deal with one particular type of suspension with en explanation of how you get it,...

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  • Illinois Financial Resposnsibility Driver's License Suspensions - Type 05

    In Illinois, the Legislature has created dozens of different ways an individual can get their drivers license suspended. These are set out in 625 ILCS 5/7-300 et.al. The purpose of this guide is to deal with one particular type of suspension with en explanation of how you get it,...

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  • Ilinois Sentence Violation Ramifications

    Violations of Sentences At the end of an Illinois criminal prosecution, if it does not end in a finding of not guilty or a dismissal of some sort, the defendant is sentenced. The sentence can be prison, or some form of non-penitentiary sentence. This article is designed to deal ...

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  • New Illinois Supervision Statute - What Requires a Conviction?

    Generally in Illinois for any criminal or traffic offense which is not a felony you can receive a sentence known as supervision. Court supervision is, essentially, a deferment by the court of entry of a judgment of conviction. This is an important sentencing option for most peop...

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  • What is a "serious traffic violation" - What is the impact for those under 18?

    The Illinois Legislature has established a specified list of what it calls serious traffic offenses. This list is created under statute 625 ILCS 1-187.001. Under section (a) it considers serious any conviction for: (1) a violation of subsection (a) of Section 11-402, relating t...

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  • Judgment Holding Up an Illinois License - It can Be Stopped!

    In Illinois, the Legislature has created dozens of different ways an individual can get their drivers license suspended. These are set out in 625 ILCS 5/7-300 et.al. The purpose of this guide is to deal with one particular type of suspension with en explanation of how you get it,...

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  • Illinois Tollway Driver's License Suspensions

    In Illinois, the Legislature has created dozens of different ways an individual can get their drivers license suspended. These are set out in 625 ILCS 5/7-303 et.al. The purpose of this guide is to deal with one particular type of suspension with en explanation of how you get it,...

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  • Parking Ticket Suspensions - Cities in Illinois collecting their Cash

    In Illinois, the Legislature has created dozens of different ways an individual can get their drivers license suspended. These are set out in 625 ILCS 5/7-303 et.al. The purpose of this guide is to deal with one particular type of suspension with en explanation of how you get it,...

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