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  • Hello, I got a speeding ticket for going 30 mph over He didn't take my license, but only wrote bond amount, not other cost

    I want to know if I can lose my license or how much I may have to pay since he didn't write a ticket cost and if I may have anything else that I may have to do

    Brandon’s Answer

    I agree with Mr. Myzia's answer. There are a variety of possible outcomes. You may be able to avoid a misdemeanor conviction on your record with a disposition of court supervision and/or a reduction of the charge to a petty offense. Depending on a number of factors, you may be required to complete traffic school or community service and pay high fines (jail time is very unlikely in most of these cases). Your attorney will negotiate the specifics with the prosecutor. Speak to a local attorney in the county where you received the ticket and discuss your options. Best of luck.

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  • What is the maximum sentence for driving while revoked in IL?

    girlfriend called police after an argument and said i stole her vehicle, (she let me use it to go to work and did not report it until she knew i was on my way home and she is not the owner of the vehicle either, it is in her estranged husbands nam...

    Brandon’s Answer

    The maximum and minimum sentences for driving on a revoked license primarily depends on the basis for the license revocation (i.e. DUI) as well as your prior history of driving on revoked/suspended charges. Your attorney should be able to review your driving record and provide you with the answer.

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  • Do i have to plea guilty and pay fine

    i was driving today and my front car stopped suddenly on road and i bumped into car , nothing happend to her car but my car damaged a bit, she called police and no accidents were reported as she said we will sort out but still police gave me a t...

    Brandon’s Answer

    Do not pay the ticket as this will result in the entry of a conviction on your driving record. If the accident occurred in Lake County, it may be in your best interest to set a trial date prior to the appearance date listed on your ticket to increase the chances of a dismissal and prevent multiple appearances in court. You are best served by contacting a local traffic attorney to discuss the situation, your options, and to ensure the best possible result.

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  • Speeding ticket please help

    I've got speeding ticket 16 MPH over the speed limit in Palos Hills IL. Police asked me to sign to the ticket and get my drivers license or leave the DL , don't sign it. I signed to the ticket . This my first ticket in Illinois,before that I ...

    Brandon’s Answer

    Contact a local traffic attorney directly to review your ticket, your driving record, and discuss your options. Do not pay the ticket, which would result in the entry of a conviction. Best of luck.

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  • Can people with a revoked licensed be reinstated, while being undocumented? And obtain a TVDL license?

    I have a prior revoked license for a misdemeanor DUI. I how was never issued a license in the first place because I am undocumented. The time they issued me by the Secretary of State was a year, which is now over. In Illinois undocumented people c...

    Brandon’s Answer

    Yes. Assuming you are otherwise eligible, you will need to go through an administrative hearing with the Secretary of State to request a restricted driving permit or full reinstatement in addition to applying for the TVDL. It is a complex process and you are best served by obtaining qualified legal representation. A denial by the SOS will only lead to further delay and complication.

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  • What can I do about missing my court date for expired registration (URGENT SITUATION)?

    I totally blanked and forgot my court date was today. I leave for Spain (for 17 days) Wednesday (It is currently Monday). I already missed my sentencing hearing (I got the times mixed up) and now I missed my actual hearing with the judge. Will I b...

    Brandon’s Answer

    Due to the fact that there is a great deal of confusion and you are leaving town, you may be best served by contacting an attorney directly to handle the situation on your behalf. The judge probably entered an ex parte conviction, not a warrant. You, or your attorney, would need to go to the court house to file a motion to vacate and set a new court date to show proof of compliance (renewed registration).

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  • Driving on a suspended license and reckless driving

    My sister needs a lawyer in the Rockford area her insurance company failed to submit her sr22 to the state and her license was suspended n she was arrested with 5 prior driving on suspended convictions from 3-4 years ago as well as she was accused...

    Brandon’s Answer

    Reckless driving and driving on a suspended license are criminal offenses. Your sister needs a competent criminal defense attorney in the Rockford area with a solid understanding of traffic laws and driver's license issues. Do your research and make a few calls. Best of luck.

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  • Chicago Speeding 42 mph over the speed limit. Will I go to Jail?

    I left work and started to home since my wife called me that she is sick and had to go to see doc. While heading back home, which is normally a 1-1.5 hours drive, I saw the normally crowded highway empty, and in an urge to get home fast sped my wa...

    Brandon’s Answer

    Although it depends on your background, jail time can likely be avoided. In Illinois, speeding 35+ is a Class A misdemeanor (maximum penalty is 12 months in jail and a $2,500 fine). In these cases, avoiding a criminal conviction is a priority along with minimizing the potential consequences (i.e. fines, jail time, community service, and/or traffic school). Because every county and courthouse is different, there are different procedures that should be followed to achieve the best result possible. In Chicago, for example, it is often beneficial for your attorney to submit mitigation to the supervisor in the State's Attorney's office under these circumstances. You should consult directly with an attorney to review your record and discuss your available options. Best of luck.

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  • Not sure what to do with unpaid drinking citation. Any help if possible?

    I'm an idiot and didn't pay a drinking citation I received by the lake last summer. I had just moved to the city and saw that there were people drinking along the lake, so I assumed it was fine until a police officer carded me and told me that i...

    Brandon’s Answer

    If you were issued a Chicago municipal ordinance violation, you probably need to contact the Department of Administrative Hearings or visit one of their facilities (i.e. 400 W Superior St.) to pay the fine. Otherwise, you will need to contact the Clerk's Office at 50 W. Washington.

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  • Looking for help with having records expunged or sealed in Illinois.

    5 years ago i got into trouble for having possession of stolen property that i didnt know about. I had been contacted by the owner of the property and he and i worked it all out and his things were returned to him. He told me that he would drop t...

    Brandon’s Answer

    More information is needed to give you an exact answer (i.e. the charge you pled guilty to, the sentence, and any other criminal background). If you were ultimately convicted of misdemeanor theft, the offense would likely be sealable 4 years from the termination of your sentence. If you were placed on a period of court supervision, with no other arrests on your record, you would likely be eligible for expungement 2 years from the termination of your sentence. It is advisable to consult directly with an attorney in the county where the offense occurred to assist with the process.

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