My question involves criminal law for the state of: Illinois. My daughter (15) was charged with shoplifting but it was over the amount for misdemeanor shoplifting. The store's loss prevention worker said that it was a felony. She was arrested in the store and I had to go to the police station to get her. She's not been in trouble before. I signed a release form at the police station. She was fingerprinted and told her Miranda rights. This happened Nov 7, 2008. I received a letter in December from the store involved and have paid restitution. She's been banned from the store for life. I contacted a lawyer immediately after the incident who told me to send him a copy of the "courthouse letter" and he would advise me at that time. We've heard nothing from the court. How long does it take to be notified of a court date?