i recevied a certificed letter with a gift of a speeding ticket, 60mph in a 45mph construction zone. i haven"t had a ticket in a very long time. it is a required court appearance. what are my options? what could a possible defense be?what will the fine be? since i just picked this up 3 days before the court date can i get a continuance?
to note this was in cook coounty and appearance is in rolling meadows
Criminal Defense Attorney
You MAY get a continuance if the judge so orders.
I would ask consult with a traffic/criminal defense attorney on the subject.
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
Negotiating a good resolution given the circumstances of your case will take an attorney familiar with the policies and procedures of the court where the matter is pending.
It would be worth your while to consult with a traffic attorney familiar with the judges and practices in the court where you received the ticket to explore your options.
Check with a lawyer in your locale to discuss more of the details.
Good luck to you.
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