This is related to a construction zone speeding ticket with no workers present in Illinois (where I do not want to go for court) in a known speed trap.
It varies from attorney to attorney and prices call over the place. What I can say is that you would be hard pressed to find adequate representation for less than $200 and even that figure is lower than the standards I see around practicing traffic cases. The good news is that you are charged with a petty offense If speeding less than 26 miles per hour over the limit and that these tickets can be dealt with without a lawyer needing to have you present. Oftentimes, the ability to not miss work or take vacation time makes paying an attorney much more affordable. That said, my estimation is that you would see prices that range from as low as 250 dollars to $500. Instead of looking directly at prices, I would seek out an attorney who seems knowledgeable about the impact such a ticket with have on your license as many attorneys will do an occasional traffic tickets but have little to no experience in the finer aspects of that practice. This can lead to situations where people face to spend shins suspensions when they might not otherwise had an effective traffic attorney knowledgeable about the Illinois Administrative Code been representing the client.
Hope that helps! Sorry about any spelling or grammatical errors as this comment was written on a cell phone
Different people have different opinions on what is "reasonable." You would do well not to make price your primary concern. I am not saying that "money is no object." I'm saying there are other factors to consider. Get a lawyer you trust, who understands the charges and the court where this case is handled.
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I hear that ticket lawyers across the USA are very reasonable.
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Reasonable price will depend on the attorney you consult with and his proximity to the courthouse in Mound City. I would suggest an attorney closest to the location of the court appearance, as a construction zone ticket is a pretty straightforward case and should not require multiple court appearances by counsel.
Tehre's no such thing as a set price in law. Different lawyers charge different hourly rates to represent clients.
Instead of hiring a lawyer it seems like you would be found liable as you have not indicated any defenses, you may want to invest your money instead on taking traffic school.
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Attorneys and law firms set their own fees. Therefore it is not really possible to respond except in general terms. f you are not seeking trial, you are looking at several hundred dollars unless you have an extensive background which might impact upon your case but that is not like,.y Call around to several traffic defense attorneys and ask about fees.
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I would not be surprised if you don't find a traffic lawyer in Mound City (Massic County?). Check adjoining counties, like Alexander.
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