Auto Accident Hit and Run Attorney Waukegan, IL | Lake County Lawyer

Auto Accident Attorneys in Waukegan, Illinois - Jason R. Mercure

It is critical to find representation if you have been involved in an auto accident or hit and run incident in the Lake County, IL area, The Police Department Traffic Division expends extraordinary resources investigating auto accident and hit and run cases in Lake County, and will likely contact you, quickly, for a statement about the incident. When the time comes that the Detective wants to speak with you, We can intervene on your behalf, and determine the best approaches to help you.

Waukegan, Illinois Auto Accident and Hit and Run Attorney Jason R. Mercure has assisted many clients and is familiar with the various alternatives to auto accident and hit and run convictions in Lake County, IL, such as Civil Compromise, City Attorney Diversion, and Infraction Charges. We evaluate the best alternatives for each client’s specific situation, and makes efforts to contact the Illinois Prosecutor’s Office before the case is in the Lake County Illinois Courthouse, to work on effective alternatives to a court conviction.

Hit and Run Penalites in Lake County, Illinois

A hit and run in Waukegan and Lake County, IL is defined as the crime of colliding with another’s vehicle, person, property or fixture, and then failing to provide your identity by leaving the scene of the accident. This is considered to be a serious violation of the Illinois law. If arrested for a hit and run violation in Lake County, you can be facing misdemeanor or felony charges and, depending on the severity of your case, the following penalties:

  1. Imprisonment in a Lake County jail or Illinois state prison
  2. $1000 to $10,000 fine
  3. Community service
  4. Probation
  5. Impoundment of your vehicle
  6. Driver’s license suspension in Lake County, Illinois
  7. Points on your DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) record
  8. Driving School in Lake County, IL
  9. Permanent mark on your criminal record in Illinois

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