Is there a statue of limitations for Driving while suspended/revoke in Illinois?

Question Details: Hi 7yrs ago I was pull over and got a ticket for speeding and driving while revoked I was not taken to jail given $1000 Ibond, in 2002 I went to court and the state told me I didn't have to come back so come to find out I tried to get my license straight the dmv said I had a fine for $1000 so I got the case motioned back in court in Aug 2009 and the state told me that case was not over and they wanted jail time because I got too many of driving on revoke I haven't been in Illinois since 2004 and have not been driving since 02 it's a very old case how can they do that? what can I do to fight it

Answered 7 years ago| Contributor
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