with only his lights on and no sirens on— who is at fault for property damages and medical bills? The accident was undeniably his fault, but I did receive a must appear citation for driving while suspended- habitual violator.
answered on Mar 1, 2023
If the police officer is more than 50% at fault for the collision, then the city he works for will be liable for that percentage of all your damages. Your damages will include medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. The city most likely has some form of insurance to cover this... Read more »
They issued me new ticket with 702 am when I asked the prosecutor she said she amended the time her officer was mistaken is this legal in Kansas City of Fort Scott?
answered on Feb 28, 2023
I would definitely keep the original ticket, request a trial, and offer the original ticket into evidence. It may be enough to create a reasonable doubt as to the time of your traffic stop which sounds like it is a determinative fact in your particular situation.
The officer never addressed the initial reason for the traffic stop. I believe he was on a "fishing expedition "and went beyond the scope of the initial reason for the stop. He questioned me in his car until I felt I had no choice, but to consent because of the things that were said. He... Read more »
answered on May 30, 2022
You should immediately hire a criminal defense attorney licensed in the State of Missouri to investigate your search and seizure issues as well as build your defense to the criminal charges. Good luck.
My attorney has not been able to get my discovery and this case is 8 months old he tells me that the courts won't talk to him maby because he is from out of town. He says the only way he believes I can get the discovery is if I fill out a application for Diversion. I told him I believe the... Read more »
answered on Mar 22, 2022
It sounds like your attorney is doing his job. Either plead guilty or start preparing for Trial, and a possible appeal. It does not appear that further Discovery will help any more than what you already know.
Also got cited for no interlock device in the vehicle.... he was driving someone else's vehicle.
It was an uncontrolled/open intersection.. I got cited for fail to yield the right of way... what are my options.....can't I fight this
Can I sue him or the owner of the... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2020
Unfortunately, he would not be liable automatically, but those facts would contribute to having a jury determine that he was, in fact, at fault. Ultimately, it would be up to a jury to place a percentage of fault on each of the drivers. They could determine that the other driver was 90% at fault,... Read more »
answered on Aug 11, 2020
A Kansas attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for two weeks. One possibility is that if the highway is federal, jurisdiction over a spill could involve higher levels of government response. It could also depend on what is spilled, as between something like gravel versus a... Read more »
And to show proof of license but on my ticket it just says to pay my ticket And doesn’t state that I need to be in court and doesn’t have a date either, there is only a date to pay .. what does this mean?
answered on Jul 29, 2020
Hard to answer without knowing exactly what ticket the officer issued you. My assumption is that you were issued a failure to exhibit licences summons. This ticket is payable and does not require a court appearance. Although if you hire an attorney, they'll maybe be able to reduce the fines on... Read more »
Chrage with class e resinting arrest Jackson county Missouri there were no moving violations tickets issued only felony charge prosecutor is offing sis probation will accepting this plea suspend my cdl on an administrative level even if there was no mention by the courts to suspend my cdl
answered on Jul 27, 2019
Please be fair. Proofread, correct spelling and write in single sentences.
answered on May 29, 2018
What is possession with "tempt"? An what do you mean no drug charges being brought?
I'm F1 visa student who just moved to Missouri from Kansas state and I couldn't get a driver license from Kansas City, MO since my visa has expired. Anyway, when I was a resident in overland park, Kansas City, I had two tickets. The first one for "failure to avoid a collision"... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2018
Generally speaking, not knowing the law is not a defense. You should seek a traffic attorney if you don't know what to say in Court. I will also seek the advice of an immigration attorney to fix your F-1 Out of Status as soon as you can. It is not a good idea to drive without a driver's license.
My aunt who is an illegal immigrant got pulled over for going 45 in a 35. The officer gave her a warning for speeding but gave her a slip that says she has to appear in court for driving without a driver’s license. This is her first time getting in trouble for anything. Because she is a single... Read more »
answered on Jan 9, 2018
Before doing anything else, your aunt needs to consult with an immigration lawyer who is experienced in both criminal law and deportation law. This is a situation that could very possibly lead to serious problems for her.
Person driving to move to Kentucky from California was stopped while speeding 8 mph over limit on highway 70 and given ticket, which was paid, then another ticket to appear in court for suspended Calif license. At time, she didn't know license was suspended, until stopped by KHP. She now lives... Read more »
answered on Sep 18, 2017
The driver, or an attorney on her behalf, will need to appear in court. Find a lawyer in the county where this occurred or nearby.
Accident wasn't my fault. Someone backed out of off street parking spot and they hit me. I was already behind the person when they put the car in reverse.
answered on Sep 16, 2017
technically, the charges can come through quite a while after an event, but practically, if you don't get a ticket within a day or two, or at most a week, you are not likely going to get one. From the facts you mentioned, it doesn't sound like you should get any ticket in any case.
answered on Aug 18, 2017
If those are his only traffic violations over that period of time he is not looking at a license suspension. However, his insurance is likely to keep going up with each ticket. He should go to court to try to keep this off his record or get a lawyer to help him with it.
answered on Aug 13, 2017
If we are talking about regular moving violations you will get suspended when you get four within a one-year period.
He hit someone but no one was hurt and the ticket just says not stopping at a stop sign
answered on Jul 6, 2017
If he is going into the service (for real not a "I think I might" ) then cop may move it down to a non-moving violation.
Otherwise, he gets points, his insurance will go up.
Possible a judge could drop it but there was a crash and the judge & cop will be concerned that... Read more »
I'm in the middle of the intersection to turn the opposing lane has 2 cars coming light turns yellow the inside lane car slows and stops for light the outside lane car is 4 car leights back I proceed to clear intersection the outside lane car clips me
answered on May 2, 2017
Depends on the light at the moment he clipped you.
If it was red, he was to stop.
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