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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My son was driving his truck (no license) going to town & another vehicle ran stop sign & hit him so hard spun truck roa

Truck in road 3 times & completely damaged the rear driver’s side bed of truck (un-driveable)

Would this still be completely all my son’s fault?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 16, 2023

No. Not if the other vehicle ran the stop sign.

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Q: No Insurance, Expired Tags, and License to be in Possession.

I was pulled over, due to having expired tags. My fiancé was the driver (while I was in the passenger seat) and my fiancè did not have their license on them. After the State Trooper asked for my proof of insurance, I was unable to provide that as I am not ensured (I did not notify the State... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Jan 16, 2023

I would hire an experienced attorney and your chances of getting a better outcome on the case will be improved. There are many factors including previous driving record etc. I don't think jail is likely but there can be license suspension and fines. Jail typically only comes into play if... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I got a ticket for speeding 20 mph over. I missed my court date, what should I do?
Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Jan 16, 2023

Call an attorney and have them get your case back on the docket. Depending on the county and your driving record you may be eligible for a local driver license program online or state traffic school. If you don't address missing court your license can be suspended.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: If I have a BMV warrant block In Ohio can I get a Kentucky state ID
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 12, 2023

Most likely, yes.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Is there anyway to avoid losing my license on a 2nd offense no insura ticket in kentucky? first offense was 2.5 year ago

First offense was a fine paid and I had showed proof of insurance to the officer the next day, it was only a couple days lapsed. (Waiting pay day, with no grace period) went to court, paid my fine and that was it. 2nd offense is now 2.5 years later…I know my fine will be greater but is it... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Jan 12, 2023

I would recommend hiring an attorney and attempting to get the charge amended down to a lower offense that will not suspend your license.

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Q: I have court coming up and this is my 3rd time there for speeding. Will I do jail time??

I wasn’t speeding the 2nd or 3rd time, and I don’t have a license because I’m waiting for my green card (very long process), I feel targeted. I pay all the fines, but I’m worried I will go to jail this time since it’s my 3rd court date for the exact same offense (speeding)

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Jan 3, 2023

You cannot go to jail for just speeding. If you have any other charges it is possible. If you are driving on a suspended license you are certainly at risk. I would hire an experienced attorney to help you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: How can I get my license back after 5,yrs ? Paid fines.

My license was suspended and I have never gotten them back. Can you advise?

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Dec 28, 2022

I would start by going to the Dept Of Transportation website and getting a driver record. If it looks clean and you should be able to go to the drivers license branch to get a new license. If it’s not clean you can call them and they should be able to tell you what is wrong.

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Q: I got pulled over last night for not having my headlights on will I still get points on my license

Even though I didn’t get a ticket

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Dec 10, 2022

If he did not get a ticket or a citation then you will not get any points on your license. It sounds like the police officer just let you go.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: What should I do?

I got pulled over for speeding when the covid stuff had just started. I failed to pay the fine, and missed court. I tried calling the court house to reschedule my court date, but kept getting recorded operators and never did reschedule. This has probably been close to a year ago now. It happened... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 8, 2022

Hire a louisville attorney to redocket and resolve for you immediately so you don’t get arrested.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: No Insurance, Expired Tags, and License to be in Possession.

I was pulled over today, due to having expired tags. My fiancé was the driver (while I was in the passenger seat) and my fiancè did not have their license on them. After the State Trooper asked for my proof of insurance, I was unable to provide that as I am not ensured (I did not notify the State... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 8, 2022

Get everything corrected, take all the proof of correction to the court, snd no one goes to jail. Small fine and court costs likrly.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Can officers or deputy write ticket simply because they become angry??

Detained for loud exhaust deputy took my license and insurance ran my info and returned documents to me. proceeded to explain the reason an that its illegal to have a loud car. I asked what statute number that law was officer stated " i dont know" i replied " you dont know" he... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 29, 2022

An officer cannot write a ticket simply because they are angry but if you have broken any law, including a traffic law they can charge you but they must cite the specific law and the facts and circumstances in a citation

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Got pulled over in Hazard, KY for no insurance, no tags, and failure to wear seat belt. Will I go to jail?

Got pulled over back October 21st and the office gave me a ticket for no tags, no insurance, improper tags, and no seat belt. I’ve NEVER been in any trouble before. They wrote me up for improper tags because they put I was driving a 2012 dodge charger when in reality it was a 2010. ALSO my tags... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 21, 2022

If you have no record it is very unlikely that you will go to jail. You can get a much better resolution on the cases if you end up getting insurance. I would ask the prosecutor for some time for you to obtain insurance on your car. The most important thing is you do not get caught again driving... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: What happens when one is pulled over? I had my insurance papers, but my registration wasn't updated.

I did go after to update it, but the paper he gave me with the citation said that it was 'non-payable' and that I had to go to court. What am I expected to do precisely? I've already updated it, but he pulled me over in a different county than my courthouse. Not sure what to expect.

Leland Hulbert
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Leland Hulbert
answered on Nov 7, 2022

If that is your only charge you can attend court with your proof or hire a lawyer to go on your behalf. For minor traffic charges usually having proof of getting things fixed is good enough. As the charges go up or if you were charged with speeding you likely want to hire an attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: My speeding citation was due Oct. 31. A week later I realized I forgot to pay it. Will the court accept a late payment?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 6, 2022

No, you’ll have to redocket it and go to court to resolve it now.

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Q: I got pulled over for speeding, why are court costs added for prepaying the ticket without the court involved?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 1, 2022

The costs are assessed bc by prepaying the ticket, you are pleading guilty and being penalized for the fine and court costs of administration.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: 1.Is there a specific amount of distance or time to stop before being charged with fleeing and evading?

3/10s of a mile. Never accelerated jus turned in my neighborhood an coasted to a stop. 2nd charge possession of a forged document, my girlfriend changed 2021 to 2022 I don't know why, before bringing it out to the police.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 1, 2022

No, but 3/10 of a mile is pushing the upper limit. It’s is a subjective standard.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Got pulled over with no insurance and expired tags, got insurance and tags renewed before court. Will I do jail time?

1st off for no insurance, got the car insured before court, will I do jail time?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 1, 2022

No. You will not do jail time.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I got a ticket for not driving insured. With getting insurance, will it be dismissed?

I got my first ticket and I didn't have proof of insurance on the car but I bought it within 5 days later. Will I still have to pay the fine?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 28, 2022

Yes. You will still have to pay the fine and court costs. Probably a $50 fine snd court costs.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Arrested in clay county KY for fta, warrant issued in Laurel co KY. How long can clay hold me without transporting me?

The fta is for nonpayment of fines on traffic violations. Also how could I speed up being transported to the county my warrant was issued for pay or stay?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 26, 2022

You can speed it up by paying the fine and costs.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I got a ticket for speeding in school zone an i don’t got enough to pay the ticket what’s gonna happen ?

It was 22mph over in a 25. It’s my first ticket

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Oct 15, 2022

They’ll give you time to pay the fine and costs after you go to court.

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