PART 2: How can I find out my new court date if it has been cancelled by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak while still practicing social distancing?

(If you haven’t seen PART 1 about which cases are being rescheduled and when you should expect a new court date, please read it BEFORE READING ON) First, we hope that you are healthy and that your family is well.  During these difficult times, we know that a minor traffic citation is not always your … More PART 2: How can I find out my new court date if it has been cancelled by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak while still practicing social distancing?

PART 1: What Chicagoland traffic courthouses are closed because of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak?

(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 … More PART 1: What Chicagoland traffic courthouses are closed because of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak?

What is court supervision on a traffic ticket and will it keep my record clean?

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 … More What is court supervision on a traffic ticket and will it keep my record clean?

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?

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?