(AFTER READING, see PART 2 about how to look up your case) First, we hope that you and your family are healthy and safe. These are difficult times and we are forced to make adjustments. It is our hope that we might take one minor concern off your mind with this article while helping facilitate … Continue reading PART 1: What Chicagoland traffic courthouses are closed because of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak?
Court supervision, to most people, is a way to keep one's record clean of an offense. It's often called many names: deferred prosecution, traffic school, dismissal, etc. While this sounds good on paper, it's important to know what exactly court supervision is so you can protect your license. The explanations that follow relate only to … Continue reading What is court supervision on a traffic ticket and will it keep my record clean?
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 … Continue reading Will Supervision Keep a Ticket Off a CDL Record?
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 … Continue reading What can I do to keep my court supervision if I got another ticket?
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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 … Continue reading Can I get traffic school with court supervision again if my second ticket is in a different county?
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 … Continue reading Why does my traffic ticket seem to suggest I owe an insane amount of money ($1,000-$2,500)?
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 … Continue reading How do Driver’s License “Points” work in Illinois and how close am I to a suspension?