People v. C.B.

Practice Area: Speeding / Traffic Ticket

Date: August 18, 2014

Outcome: Aggravated Speeding in a Construction Zone REDUCED to a PETTY OFFENSE with COURT SUPERVISION

Our client was charged with the combination of Aggravated Speeding (Class B) and was also alleged to have done so in a Construction Zone. This offense not only carried with it a mandatory conviction sentence – but also enhanced minimum fines. After Mr. LaScola prepared and submitted a letter to the State’s Attorney’s Office on…

Village of Clarendon Hills v. S.J.

Practice Area: Speeding / Traffic Ticket

Date: August 14, 2014

Outcome: Court Supervision Not Revoked - Conviction Avoided

Client received a Notice that her Court Supervision was going to be revoked due to receiving another traffic citation while on a period of Court Supervision. After successful negotiations with the Village Prosecutor, Mr. LaScola was able to preserve her Court Supervision preventing the sentence from turning into a traffic conviction & the only additional…

City of Highland Park v A.T.

Practice Area: Speeding / Traffic Ticket

Date: August 13, 2014

Outcome: Aggravated Speeding REDUCED to Petty Speeding Ticket

Client charged with an Aggravated Speeding alleged to be traveling 30mph over the posted speed limit in the City if Highland Park. Mr. LaScola, after successful negotiations with the Village Prosecutor, achieved a reduction of the speed to 20 mph over the posted limit which enabled our client to receive Court Supervision and minimal fines….

People v. R.J.

Practice Area: Speeding / Traffic Ticket

Date: August 12, 2014

Outcome: Moving Violation AMENDED to Non-Moving Violation for CDL Holder!!!

Our client, an out-of-state Commercial Truck Driver, was given 2 miving violations while traveling through Illinois. Mr. LaScola reached successful negotiations with the prosecutor resulting in the Dismissal of one of the citations and an amendment of the other to a non-moving violation. Our client’s MVR remains clean & he won’t have any job-related issues.

People v. K.M.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: August 12, 2014

Outcome: Misdemeanor Charge DISMISSED

Our client, while operating on an out-of-state restricted driving permit was stopped for multiple moving violations and subsequently alleged by the IL State Trooper as driving beyond the scope of her driving permit and charged her with a Class A Misdemeanor Offense of Driving on a Suspended License. After successful negotiations with the State’s Attorney,…

People v. G.L.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: August 8, 2014

Outcome: State Dismisses Charges - Case Closed

Client charged with Retail Theft and Resisting Arrest in Chicago & scheduled to answer charges at a misdemeanor Branch Court. Mr. LaScola was the first attorney to check in for his client, answered ready to proceed and the State was not ready to proceed at that time. The State wound up dismissing the charges and…

People v. N.L.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: August 8, 2014

Outcome: State Dismisses the Charge - Case Closed

Our client, who is a licensed attorney, was facing charges of battery in misdemeanor court in Chicago. Mr. LaScola arrived early – was the first attorney to check in and answered ready when the case was called. The State was not prepared to answer ready for trial and, as a result, dismissed the charge against…

People v. P.M.

Practice Area: Speeding / Traffic Ticket

Date: August 4, 2014

Outcome: Charge Amended - Court Supervision & Low Court Costs

Our client was charged with a Speeding in a Construction Zone and resides out of state. Mr. LaScola prepared an Affidavit allowing him to handle the case for the client so that he didn’t have to take off work and come to Chicago. Despite the client not being present, Mr. LaScola worked out a deal…

Village of Lake Zurich v. B.C.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: August 1, 2014

Outcome: Deferred Prosecution - Case will be eligible for DISMISSAL

Client charged with Retail Theft and facing a crime of moral terpitude that could interfere with future immigration applications. Mr. LaScola worked out a deal with the Village Prosecutor that involves a deferred prosecution requiring the client to complete public service hours in exchange for an eventual dismissal.

People v. V.C.

Practice Area: DUI / DWI

Date: July 31, 2014

Outcome: State Runs Out of Time on Petition - RESCISSION of License Suspension

Our client is charged with DUI and facing a 6-month license suspension for providing a breath sample that exceeded the .08 legal limit. Mr. LaScola took immediate action and filed a Petition challenging the license suspension and forced the State to continue the case. After the first scheduled court date, the Secretary of State had…