How Much Are Fines and Court Costs for a Traffic Ticket?


  You were pulled over by a police officer. He or she has issued you a citation for violating a traffic law. What happens next? Depending on the citation, you may have to appear in court, retain an attorney, and decide if you are going to plead guilty or not guilty. The outcomes of the… Learn More

What Is Court Supervision?

A person charged with violating a municipal ordinance, traffic violation, or misdemeanor offense faces several possible sentencing outcomes. The least desirable outcome is typically a conviction. Court Supervision is a way of avoiding a conviction on your record. It is essentially an agreement between you and the court. If you hold up your end of… Learn More

Is a Court Appearance Required for my Traffic Ticket?


It depends. There are many different types of traffic tickets in Illinois. Whether or not court appearance is required depends upon the type of ticket, the rules in your courthouse, and your desired outcome. The easiest way to get an answer to this question is to simply call our office and speak with one of… Learn More