For commercial drivers, will court supervision protect my record? How can I protect myself?

For many people, court supervision is a great option to protect their record.  It can prevent points on your license, insurance rate increases, and protect your public driving record.  Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case for everyone.  For commercial drivers, federal law complicates court supervision.  As a result of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … More For commercial drivers, will court supervision protect my record? How can I protect myself?

What can I do to keep my court supervision if I got another ticket?

For those of you who are unaware, court supervision is essentially a promise that you won’t violate any criminal, ordinance, or traffic laws during the supervising period in exchange for the ticket not being on your public driving record.  It is also a promise that you will pay all fines and court costs as well … More What can I do to keep my court supervision if I got another ticket?

What can I do to keep my court supervision if I got another ticket?

For those of you who are unaware, court supervision is essentially a promise that you won’t violate any criminal, ordinance, or traffic laws during the supervising period in exchange for the ticket not being on your public driving record.  It is also a promise that you will pay all fines and court costs as well … More What can I do to keep my court supervision if I got another ticket?

Sam

“Mr. Wilkins throughout the entire process was extremely helpful. He kept me informed of everything I needed to  know up to my court date and as well as after the judge ruled on my case.  Jason deserves 5 stars and I would recommend him to anyone with a traffic ticket in Lake County.”

G. Paisely

“Mr Wilkins did a great job for me I appreciate the hard work handling my tickets in a very short time I highly recommend this man . Mr Wilkins explain what he can and can’t do I was very happy with the results thank you very.”

THERE’S NO ONE BETTER

“I had a serious situation on my hands, my driving privileges were about to be suspended. and when every other attorney charged an outlandish price, Mr. Wilkins was both understanding of my situation and reasonably price. We never had to meet and he prevented my suspension. I am proud to call him my lawyer” -German

Can I get traffic school with court supervision again if my second ticket is in a different county?

This is a very common question we receive quite often.  Before we dive in, we would like to address what court supervision is so we are on the same page: Court supervision is an alternative to conviction that allows drivers to avoid an offense being recorded to their public record.  In exchange for not receiving … More Can I get traffic school with court supervision again if my second ticket is in a different county?

Why does my traffic ticket seem to suggest I owe an insane amount of money ($1,000-$2,500)?

Fear not!  This value does not represent the amount that you owe on the ticket.  Rather, this value represents the sum of money you will owe in the event that you fail to comply with the requirements of the ticket. How does this work?  When giving a ticket, the officer can allow you to leave … More Why does my traffic ticket seem to suggest I owe an insane amount of money ($1,000-$2,500)?

How do Driver’s License “Points” work in Illinois and how close am I to a suspension?

Typically, we imagine driver’s license points as a system to determine when our license is suspended.  Often, it is hard to know how many points you have and what impact, if any, they may have on your record.  If you have ever pondered that, this guide is for you. In Illinois, a driver receives points … More How do Driver’s License “Points” work in Illinois and how close am I to a suspension?

How to sign up for email plate renewal reminders & how to handle expired registration tickets?

To set up emailed renewal notices, you can visit https://www.ilsos.gov/greenmail/ and enter your PIN and registration ID. Where do you get these? You can call (217) 785-3000, then option 7. This is the public inquiry section. From here, you can receive your pin and registration ID over the phone if you are listed as an … More How to sign up for email plate renewal reminders & how to handle expired registration tickets?