Traffic Violations

I was a Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney from January 1990 through August 2000. During my prosecutorial years, the Illinois Vehicle Code (“Traffic Code”) was relatively small. The Traffic Code has grown almost exponentially since then. The most common form of driver’s license suspension I see is based on moving violation convictions. If you are…

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Court Costs

In recent years, court costs have increased to the point where they are often times more expensive than legal representation. Court costs vary from county to county and depending on the nature of the charge. Interestingly, a person convicted of murder or rape who will spend years or life in prison at taxpayer expense does…

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