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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: I was involved in a traffic collision

I got a voicemail from a collision investigator saying it was a hit and run, left my in formation at the scene because I couldn’t stay any longer. I also forgot to report it myself as it happened because I didn’t have the proper headspace

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 21, 2021

You need to contact the collision investigator and file a report with the police and an SR-71 report of accident. Your lack of headspace is not an excuse for leaving the scene of an accident. If you cannot comply with the obligations of the privilege of driving you can always surrender your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: Can I still request for traffic school after my date on the bottom of my speeding ticket?

I didn't know I had to request for traffic school from the court. The date on the bottom of my speeding ticket says 7/29/21, I have paid my fine before that date already so I didn't show up to court but didn't know I had to request the court if I can do traffic school. I never... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 21, 2021

You can go to court and explain all this to the judge and ask to change your plea from Guilty to Requesting Traffic School. Usually you do this before you pay off the ticket. The Court is not obligated to allow you this change. 90 days is the time you are allowed to complete traffic school-WHEN... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: Can I pay a fix it ticket instead of fixing the issue ?

I received a fix it ticket for my window tint, the fine is 194$ if I don’t fix it , could I just not fix it and pay the fine instead ? It would be a cheaper route because it will cost me more to remove and then reapply the tint. What bad could happen by this ? Besides possibly getting another ticket

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 21, 2021

You have illegal tint on your vehicle windows. You can be cited for this violation every time you drive the vehicle, until the tint is removed. That is $194 each time. Or fix it an pay the court $25. If you remove and re-apply the same tint, you are then open for more citations. So, YES, you can... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: How can the IT certification file before corporate burial services allocation that the lifecycle have discharge...upon?

Discharge...timeline for ex. AD or BC etc., Instructions Acanthosis Nigricans-solution; Benadryl Itch Stopping 1-0, 1% Cream...Extreme color code 'neck'-food safety or field marshal commission/Institute Risk Management Merchant ship port--tech, imperial, admiral, ambassador, or nonprofit... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 21, 2021

I have to admit that I don't really understand your question, but I can tell you that this is not Divorce, Family Law, Real Estate or Traffic tickets, and if you don't post in the right category then attorneys who CAN understand your question won't see it. You might want to contact... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Q: Who enforces Maryland's vehicle exhaust modification law?
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Sep 21, 2021

The police enforce violations of the vehicle code by way of issuing citations, warnings, and repair notices. Thereafter, depending on the nature of the citation, the court gets involved if you request a trial or hearing, or the MVA takes action based on imposing points, or suspension of vehicle... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: 39:3-40 & 39:6B-2. Car was parked on a public street & towed. I was not present. I wasn't driving or operating vehicle
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Sep 20, 2021

Unfortunately a car needs to have a valid registrations and Insurance as long as you own it and have it on a road even if parked. Get a good lawyer to reduce the penalties your face.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Oklahoma on
Q: I was given a ticket for running a stop sign at a school crossing at 6:50 first day of school. The sign was just put up.

I was unaware the sign was even up (It wasn't up the morning before), til I noticed the officer setting there and I glanced out my window just in time to catch a glimpse of the stop sign as I passed it, it was 6:50a.m. and there was no persons present and as I passed the school there was only... Read more »

Charles Watts
Charles Watts answered on Sep 20, 2021

He is not obligated to give you a warning. The stop sign is an iconic symbol and designed in a fashion that it allows people to see the sign in plenty of time to stop. Street signs are typically not the responsibility of the school district to maintain, unless it is in their parking lot, however,... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: My husband got his first ticket. 82 in a 55 (in Ohio) but we live in KY. ticket is $200

We were told to send a check to pay for the ticket but weren’t told about a hearing or anything. Will he lose his license?

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Sep 19, 2021

Your best bet is to contact a lawyer that is licensed in Ohio and practices regularly in the county where he received the ticket.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Got speeding ticket in 2020, Covid shut all down, lost job forgot ticket What do I do
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 17, 2021

Hire a traffic ticket lawyer to recall attachment and deal with ticket...before you get arrested.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: i have convicted of a petty misdemeanor due to speeding 75mph on a 40. I was rushing due to family restrictions.

Have time a curfew at the house and didn't want to arrive home late, so I had to rush to get home fast and, my mom was sick, so I had to take care of her in all ways, so I had to sacrifice myself for hers.

i was trying to know if I can go on probation for the ticket I've received

Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson answered on Sep 16, 2021

There isn't really a question here. Were you charged with speeding? Have you already paid the fine and consequently plead guilty to the speeding ticket? You need to more clear on what you are asking for anyone to help you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Pulled over for going 90 in a 55. I have a restricted license because I’m under 18, will it be suspended at court?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 14, 2021

Probably not initially, but you should hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to help you.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Real Estate Law, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Florida on
Q: My DL was taken from me by a lawyer in 1994. I was in a car accident and it was my fault. DUI. And I can't pay

Is there a statue of limitation on this

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron answered on Sep 14, 2021

Have you contacted the Fla. Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to ask what you can do to reinstate your DL? Generally, DL suspension for failure to pay a money judgment arising from a car accident is up to three years. The statute of limitations is irrelevant - that's about deadlines... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: I was never made aware I had to restore my license after a suspension and I was stopped… What should I do?

I was recently pulled over in Pennsylvania for a registration that expired in August. Upon being stopped, the officer informed me that my license is coming back as suspended. I served a 30 day license suspension from June to July 17th, however was never made aware that I have to restore my license.... Read more »

Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein answered on Sep 14, 2021

You need to speak with an experienced traffic attorney. If a judge sees that your license was suspended at the time you were pulled over then you will most likely be found guilty and lose your license for an entire year. Hiring an attorney would be a wise choice

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: What are my options for resolving a $537 debt in collections resulting from a fix-it ticket?

On 11/28/2020, I was cited in Santa Cruz County, CA, for failing to perform a change-of-address with the DMV after having to moved to Santa Cruz from a neighboring town months before. The police officer told me I could perform the address change online, which I did within 1hr or receiving the... Read more »

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 13, 2021

By not going to the courthouse to resolve the matter you have changed a $25 ticket into a $500 ticket. You were assessed a civil penalty of $300 for failing to appear (fta) You made a common mistake, taking care of it with DMV but ignoring the Superior Court, and the SC does not like to be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Q: I got a seatbelt ticket wile I was a minor and I guess in the state of California I have to appear in court for that.

The deputy said that I will get a court date in the mail because it wasn't on my ticket but I never have received anything. What should I do?

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 13, 2021

The place where you signed your ticket says the last date and time for you to appear on the ticket, and your signature is your promise to appear. If you do not show, it will be an additional $300 assessment. The location of the Courthouse at which you must appear is also there. Some courts send... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for Indiana on
Q: Revoked license in IL, driving in Indianapolis on a valid Michigan drivers license. Is there a punishment, from IMPD?

Could Indianapolis police arrest the driver, having previously been revoked in Illinois despite the valid Michigan license?

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko answered on Sep 13, 2021

All mentioned states are the members of the Interstate Compact Agreement that share driver's information for the purposes of issuing, revoking, and suspending one's privileges.

Thus, by routine traffic stop, an Indiana police officer or a state trooper may see the actual status...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for South Carolina on
Q: What is the fine for 1st offense Section 56-3-1360 traffic violation

Only 2nd traffic violation, 1st being a speeding ticket

Ryan D Templeton
Ryan D Templeton answered on Sep 13, 2021

That statute does not provide for a penalty so you have to go to:

SECTION 56-3-2520. Penalties.

It is a misdemeanor for any person to violate any of the provisions of this chapter unless such violation is by this chapter or other law of this State declared to be a felony. Unless...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Ohio on
Q: I was rear ended yesterday ..my tags and license had expired..and no insurance..i was not cited..i don't think the other

Driver was either only listed as at fault..will my license get suspended..am now current on tags and license..do i have any recourse for damages.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 12, 2021

An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It's possible you could have a basis for recovery - but only an Ohio attorney could advise for certain what types of damages are included or excluded. In many jurisdictions, those violations on your part could... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Arkansas on
Q: I was in a car accident. I wasn't in the wrong but I still got a citation

And we didn't exchange insurance information. They pulled her car and mines

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 10, 2021

An Arkansas attorney should advise here, but your post remains open for two weeks. At the very least, if you haven't already, you could consider a consult with a traffic ticket defense attorney.

There's a lot to sort out here - What was the citation for? Are there plausible...
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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: I was pulled over in NJ for “unclear/fictitious” plates & unregistered vehicle. I purchased the car privately & NJMVC

The Closest NjDMVs (70 miles) were closed due to staff COVID infections -on the 2 separate occasions that I had appts for. I showed the officer my valid insurance for the vehicle and the title and bill of sale. The car has been fully insured & I had the title and bill of sale. Despite... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Sep 10, 2021

Sure you can plead not guilty and explain your situation to the judge but unfortunately it still means you are guilty based on what you said. If you want the best defense your best choice is to always hire a good lawyer to find a defense for you.

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