Chicago Traffic Violation Lawyers Can Assist with Your Traffic Violation Case.
The Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County has ordered that prosecutors in Cook County will now receive more thorough driving records of defendants for prosecuting traffic tickets.
Prosecutors will now be able to review national driving records in order to better inform courts about a defendant’s driving history in traffic tickets outside of cook county and Illinois. With assistance and cooperation between the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, the Illinois Secretary of State and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, courts will have a more accurate picture of a defendant’s driving history when prosecuting traffic tickets.
Penalties for traffic violations in Illinois are severe for offenses such as:
- driving under the influence (DUI) 625 ILCS 5/11-501
- speeding 625 ilcs 5/11-601
- driving on suspended license (DWLS) 625 ILCS 5/6-303
Judges in courtroom across Cook County will now have far greater and more complete information related to driving histories for the purposes of sentencing and mitigation. If you or a loved one has been arrested or ticketed for a driving offense contact the Law Office of Purav Bhatt at 773-791-9682 to discuss your matter with the top Chicago Traffic Violation Lawyer.