If you receive a traffic violation as you are driving through Downers Grove, your first reaction may be to just pay the penalty and not have to deal with the hassle of going to traffic court. But by paying the penalty, you are admitting guilt and that guilty “plea” could end up causing all kinds of issues and problems in the future.
If you do receive a traffic violation, then you should go to the Downers Grove field court to fight that violation and save the integrity of your driving record.
A police officer may tell you that if you pay your fine, then the violation will not show up on your record. However, Illinois law says it will. On the violation itself will be the date and time you are to show up at the Downers Grove field court if you decide to contest the ticket. The court itself is located at in the American Legion Post 80 building at 4000 Saratoga Avenue in Downers Grove. The entrance to the court is on Saratoga Avenue.
Where Do I Go to Fight a Traffic Violation?
Your attorney will meet you at the courthouse and it is important that you bring all the paperwork you have received regarding the traffic violation. It is also best to plan on arriving at Downers Grove field court early. You want to make sure you leave yourself plenty of time in case of traffic slowdowns, construction, or other factors which could cause you to be late for your hearing. If you are late or miss it entirely, the court could very well find you guilty.
Downers Grove field, just like all courts in DuPage County, has strict rules that everyone entering the courthouse must obey. There are no cell phones, cameras, or any other recording devices allowed in the building. All firearms, as well as any knives and other sharp objects are also forbidden in court buildings. Other items which are forbidden and will be confiscated include silverware, tools, razors, aerosols, flammable or caustic substances, or biohazard materials.
Dedicated Traffic Court Representation
If you have received a traffic violation, contact a skilled DuPage County traffic violations attorney to find out what your legal rights and options are for fighting that violation. Attorney Clarissa R.E. Myers has aggressively represented thousands of clients for over a decade in multiple Illinois counties. Call Myers Law LLC at 844-984-3529 today.