Pro-Bono Ticket Defense for CDL Operators During the COVID-19 Outbreak


    The COVID-19 outbreak has shut down entire industries and threatened the American way of life. However, as a truck driver, you are still putting food on our tables, supplying our hospitals, stocking our stores and materials in our factories – all during one of the most challenging epidemics this nation has faced. We… 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

How Do I Get My Driver’s License Back?

If your Illinois driver’s license is suspended or revoked, it affects all aspects of your life. It affects your ability to work, go to the grocery store, drop your children off at school, or go to doctor appointments. So it is easy to see why someone with a suspended or revoked license wants to get… Learn More

10 Simple Answers To Your Traffic Ticket Questions (Updated: 2020)


These are short, simple answers to complex questions. The typical lawyer answer to these questions is, “It depends.” But we realize that is not helpful to you. So we do our best to give you honest, straight-forward answers on our website. We hope they’re helpful. But if you have received a traffic ticket and have… Learn More

How Do I Check My Illinois Driving Record?

If you have an Illinois driver’s license, the best way to check your driving record is to go directly to the source – the Illinois Secretary of State. They are the ones that issue your driver’s license. They can take it away. So their data is the data that matters most. The Secretary of State… Learn More

Analysis: Cook County Stops Prosecuting Many Suspended License Cases


News broke earlier today that the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, under the direction of Kim Foxx, will no longer prosecute cases with a suspended license due to financial issues. Many Cook County drivers will be impacted by this new policy. Common Reasons For A Financial Hold On One’s Driver’s License There are many reasons… Learn More

Don’t Pay That Ticket!


You may have seen The Ticket Clinic’s billboards the last few years around Chicago and the suburbs. They all say “Don’t Pay That Ticket.” (Note: As of November 2016, The Ticket Clinic Illinois began operating as Driver Defense Team.) What did they mean by “Don’t pay that ticket”? They meant to encourage you to fight… Learn More