I recived a warning letter from Illinois court that I can not receive another ticket during the year else my liceance will be suspended. Last night I was travelling to my hotel in Clive when a police officer stopped me and gave me a ticket for being 10 over the limit of 25 on a small road behind the hotel. I have a pregnant wife who was in emergency for the rest room when it happened. Can I fight for the ticket for being 10 over the limit? What are my chances?
This is a criminal law matter. I'm not sure how it ended up under the contracts heading. Anyways, most people don't hire a lawyer to fight a traffic ticket because the lawyer will cost more than the fine. One exception to that, which you fall into, is when a conviction might have consequences for a driver's license and/or job. Then it may be worth hiring a lawyer because the repercussions of a conviction are much greater than a small fine. As to whether you can successfully challenge the ticket, you'll have to visit with a criminal law attorney about that or just fight it in court yourself without a lawyer.
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