Chicago Traffic Ticket Attorney
Help for Traffic Offenses in Chicago, IL
Traffic tickets are more than just an annoyance. If you receive a traffic
ticket, do not pay the fine before speaking with an attorney. In addition
to imposing large fines, traffic tickets can cause your license to be
suspended and your insurance rates to rise. Traffic tickets for some violations
can even result in incarceration.
Fortunately, you may qualify for court supervision if you have a decent
driving record. Court supervision usually involves a fine, traffic-safety
classes, or community service. If you comply with the conditions of supervision,
the judge dismisses the case, and you will not have a conviction on your record.
Drivers who are 21 or older may receive court supervision for 2 moving
violation tickets in a 12-month period. The third violation, if it results
in a conviction, will cause the Illinois Secretary of State to suspend
the driver's license.
Drivers who are under 21 may receive court supervision for only 1 moving
violation in a 24-month period. The second violation, if it results in
a conviction, will cause the Illinois Secretary of State to suspend the
Depending on your driving record and your circumstances, your attorney
can lessen the potential penalties and help secure a favorable outcome.
If you received a traffic ticket, contact Chicago attorney Thomas C. Hallock
to discuss your options and protect your license.
Fight Your Speeding Ticket
In Illinois, a speeding ticket for driving 26 MPH over the limit is a
misdemeanor crime under 625 ILCS 5/11-601.5. This ticket is punishable by a large
fine, a suspended or revoked license, and even incarceration. Most shocking
is that court supervision is no longer an option. That means you will
have a criminal record if you are convicted.
Choose the Defense of Hallock Law
Depending on your driving record and the allegations, your attorney can
lessen the harsh penalties for this offense and secure a favorable outcome.
If you received a speeding ticket under 625 ILCS 5/11-601.5, contact
Chicago criminal defense attorney Thomas C. Hallock to discuss your options and protect your license.
Contact Thomas C. Hallock if you need a skilled and committed traffic ticket
defense attorney in Chicago. Request your
free case evaluation by
calling (888) 412-3741 today.