If your license is suspended, you’ll have a hard time getting to and from work, picking up your kids, and doing pretty much everything that most of us take for granted. But you still can’t drive. The consequences of driving on a suspended or revoked license are serious in Skokie (and elsewhere in Illinois), which means it’s…

If you’re busted driving with a suspended driver’s license in Rolling Meadows, Skokie, Schaumburg or Chicago, you’re facing some pretty serious consequences—and you could lose your driving privileges altogether. Your license is incredibly important. You’re not going to be able to get to work, school, or anywhere else you need to go without it. In order…

There are a number of reasons your driver’s license may be suspended, but one thing is certain: you can’t legally drive if the state has taken away your privileges. If you do, you’ll end up facing criminal charges. Is Driving on a Suspended License a Crime in Illinois? Driving on a suspended license is typically…

Whether you were pulled over for speeding, disobeying a traffic control device or any other type of moving violation, it could be a mistake to pay the ticket. In the state of Illinois, a simple traffic violation can result in suspension of your driver’s license. This is particularly important for people who have a commercial…

The New Driver’s License Law for Immigrants in Illinois Without a Valid Visa In January of 2013, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed SB 957 into law. This law enables immigrants without a valid visa or green card to obtain a state-issued driver’s license, known as a Temporary Visitor Driver’s License (TVDL). When signed in January…

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has officially signed a law known as Julie’s Law, which increases the legal penalties for those who exceed 25 mph over the posted speed limit.  Julie’s Law, which will go into effect July 1st, 2013, prohibits judges from issuing court supervision, a type of driving probation that can be likened to…

Being arrested for driving on a suspended or revoked driver’s license is a serious offense in Illinois.  Your license may have been suspended for a number of reasons, from failure to pay child support, to lack of insurance, or even a DUI. Without proper representation, your suspension could be lengthened or your license permanently revoked….

Several years ago, a speeding ticket was just that… a simple speeding ticket.  However, over the last few years, Illinois has increased the punishment for excessive speeding by making the offense a misdemeanor. Depending on how fast you drive, the most severe repercussion could be a year in the county jail and a $2500 fine….

People are cited for traffic violations every day in Chicago and Cook County.  Most of the citations are for “petty” traffic violations and therefore many people believe an attorney is not necessary… That is of course until their license is suspended. Unfortunately, the secretary of state’s office can and will suspend your license even for…

Individuals who have a commercial drivers license (CDL) are held to higher standards by the Secretary of State and are therefore more likely to get their license suspended for simple traffic violations than other drivers.  When a CDL driver is ticketed for a moving violation, even a sentence of supervision can cause an increase in…