Illinois Traffic Tickets Attorneys
Most people consider getting a traffic ticket a minor annoyance but generally no big deal. If you only get a single traffic ticket, that may be true. You can pay your fine and put it behind you. If you get more than one traffic ticket within a year, however, it may not be that simple. You may need to consult with a traffic attorney. At the Law Office of Frank J. Discipio in Oak Brook, Illinois, we can help you avoid negative marks on your driving record and the other costly consequences of traffic violations.
Penalties for Traffic Tickets in Illinois
You can receive a traffic ticket for a number of different moving and non-moving violations ranging in severity from speeding to drunk driving. Depending on the nature of the infraction, penalties can include:
- Points on your driver’s license
- Mandatory traffic school
- Mandatory community service
- License suspension
- License revocation
- Jail sentence
Additionally, having traffic violations on your driving record can result in significant increases to your car insurance premiums.
Your driving privileges can be in jeopardy if you receive multiple traffic tickets in a 12-month period. For drivers who are over 21, three traffic convictions can result in a license suspension. For drivers who are under 21, two traffic convictions in a 24-month period can result in a license suspension. Our firm understands how important your driving privileges are to you and to your livelihood, and we can help keep you on the road.
Regardless of the nature of your traffic ticket, we have the knowledge and experience to minimize the consequences you will face and protect your driving record and privileges. Our Practice serves clients throughout the Cook County and DuPage County including Wheaton, Bridgeview, Maywood, Rolling Meadows, and Skokie. Contact Us today for a free initial consultation.