If you are going to Traffic Court in Downers Grove Illinois, here are a few helpful tips:
There are hundreds of people who will be arriving at or near the same time, and parking can be time consuming.
The police gave you papers, such as tickets, bond slips, and complaints. These will be helpful for your lawyer. Also bring any documents that were mailed to you. Our firm has a handy folder with important information, so you can call us at 630-665-8780 to request a free one.
If the court personnel believe you were drinking the night before, you may be tested at the court. A positive result might land you in jail.
You will gain more respect from the court personnel if you dress up for court.
In DuPage County, non-attorneys are prohibited from bringing a cell phone or other camera into the courthouse.
If you can, leave your children with another adult because children are not welcome in the courtrooms.
If you are late to the courtroom, a judge may issue a warrant for your arrest.
You can visit the website for the DuPage Judicial Center for more information.