If 14 years ago someone was charged with battery but did not pay court fees and attend anger management classes, can the court make him to do so now?

This was the only time he ever got in trouble. Can the court make him pay the fees and attend the classes after all this time?

Asked on November 13, 2012 under Criminal Law, Illinois

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It is entirely possible that if one was sentenced to pay court fees and attend classes for anger management for a crime that he or she was convicted of years ago but failed to do, the court could issue an order to show cause for contempt of a court order for failing to do what was ordered.


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