Illinois Motor Vehicle Crime Attorney

Orland Park Criminal Defense Law Firm

Illinois has numerous laws that govern driving on public highways. When you violate these laws, you are charges with a motor vehicle offense. Most motor vehicle offenses are “misdemeanors”. This means that the maximum penalty is 364 days in County Jail. Some motor vehicle crimes, however, are felonies.

If you are convicted of a motor vehicle crime which is a felony, you could be sentenced from 1-3 years in the State Penitentiary if the charge is a Class 4 felony; 2-5 years if the charge is a Class 3 felony; and more than 5 years for more serious motor vehicle felonies. In addition, your driver’s license could be suspended or revoked if convicted; or further suspended or revoked if your license is already suspended or revoked. With so much at stake, you need an experienced Orland Park Motor Vehicle Offense Attorney to represent you.

First, you need an attorney who can meticulously review all of the issues to determine if the police legally stopped your vehicle. If the police did not legally stop your vehicle, or legally search your vehicle, the evidence being used to prosecute you could be prohibited from being used against you in court. SEE THE SECTION ON SEARCH AND SEIZURE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

In Illinois, the most common motor vehicle offenses are:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless Driving
  • DUI
  • Driving without Insurance
  • Driving while Your License is Suspended/Revoked

Other motor vehicle crimes include:

  • Motor Vehicle Homicide
  • Driving While your License is Suspended or Revoked
  • Operating Without Being Licensed
  • Reckless Driving
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Orland Park Motor Vehicle Offense Attorney

If you have been charged with a motor vehicle offense in Orland Park, the Southwest Suburbs of Cook County and Will County, you will need an aggressive, knowledeable criminal defense attorney who will fight for you.

At the Law Offices of James A. Payonk, Jr., P.C., we have represented thousands of clients who have been charged with a motor vehicle crime. We have successfully defended clients in all kinds of motor vehicle crimes. Call our Law Offices today for your initial free consultation at 708-633-6005 or contact us online.

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10705 W 159th St.
Orland Park, Illinois 60467

(708) 633-6005