If you are summoned on a speeding citation in a different state, that jurisdiction has a different procedure from Illinois regarding traffic matters. You need a practicing attorney in that state to represent you.
Also, without a legal representation in court there is no way to ensure your case will be disposed of without becoming a public record. In Illinois a supervision is not a conviction, yet I am not certain about the traffic laws of that state you were cited for speeding.
I had out of state clients in Illinois and was able to successfully dispose their traffic matters, however, the client had to furnish an Affidavit and a Powere of Attorney to enter a plea on his behalf with a reasonably acceptable outcome.
You may call the Champaign County Clerk of the Court office and ask for a telephone number for a referral to a local attorney practicing in the area with traffic offenses. Additionally, there is no set price range for such representation, however a reasonable counsel would not exceed a few hundred dollars.
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The attorney above attempted to provide competent professional information, however, the law and its applications change frequently and may vary greatly from other U.S. jurisdictions and locales.
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Attorney Alexander Ivakhnenko