I work in the medical field and was in my scrubs. When she handed me the ticket she said sorry she couldn't do anything for me but she suggested that I should plead not guilty. I did that but I'm just curious why she would do that and do you think I will get the points removed? I also... Read more »
That is always a good sign. It means the cop is willing to perhaps reduce the speed so that the points hopefully go down. Also, if you hire a lawyer to assist you, the lawyer may be able to go to court for you so that you may not have to appear.
Was coming thru intersection, saw a cop on left side of road, turned my head and looked at them and bumped into the car infront of me. No one hurt, minor fender bender, cop witnessed whole thing and wrote ticket for careless driving. Yes I took my eyes off of road. I paid the fine but they gave me... Read more »
Once you plead guilty the points are assigned to your license. However, you have 30 days from when you pled to file an appeal in the county court. You will then get a court date and you can try again. An experienced attorney would be of great help to go to court.
I was in neshaminy mall park lot cop turned behind me. I parked continued to walk in to store an a week later was a ticket in mail for driving under suspended. but never was pulled over, or identified, cop didn't stop me didn't pull behind my car nothing. crazy thing about the whole thing... Read more »
The officer had to have checked with Penndot, so my guess is that Penndot has you as suspended. Call Penndot in Harrisburg and see why and request a License Restoration letter which will tell you what you need to do to have it reinstated. If there is an unresolved ticket then you should get a...Read more »
Speedy trial applies at all levels of court. It depends on the case, whether it is a summary or a criminal case. Covid-19 suspended Speedy trial rights for about 3 months but the courts just reopened for business.
No. As long as he can ID you as the driver that is enough. That being said, he cut you a break by citing you with a zero point non-moving violation. My advice would be to just pay it since he cut you a break. Good luck!
My friend recently asked me to come over and help her because she had consumed a lot of alcohol and couldn't function properly, now I was the only 21 year old there and the cops are possibly putting a citation out due to the fact that I was there there was an alcohol Bottle and two adults who... Read more »
There are many questions that need to be answered before anyone can give you their opinion. Did the police tell you that you were being cited or that you would get a summons in the mail? You could potentially be charged with the crime of supplying alcohol to minors which is a criminal offense. Or...Read more »
I got arrested because I was supposedly being belligerent but they did no say I was being charge with anything until they decided to be aggressive with me while I was being held down by seven officers while intoxicated and having a panic attack. They tased me 2x, I bit and officer in the process... Read more »
With all due respect, it will be up to a judge or jury to determine if you are guilty or if the officer "was in the wrong." You need to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney to fully discuss the facts of the case. my guess is that you may be charged with Felony Aggravated...Read more »
The only way to truly expunge a conviction is by applying for a governor's pardon. If the board of pardons recommends a pardon to the governor, and he approves it, then it can be removed from your record.The other option is that you can apply for a limited expungement where you can apply to...Read more »
I received a ticket for running a red light. It was on a two way one lane street. There was three lights for the one lane street two were green one was red. I looked for on coming traffic, it was clear and I turned left. As soon as I got through the light a cop flipped his lights on and told me I... Read more »
In Pennsylvania you are allowed to make a left-hand turn on red if you are on a one-way street and you are turning left onto another one way street. That doesn’t mean however that you should plead guilty because you will get three points if you are convicted. You should follow the instructions on...Read more »
1 of 2 vehicles, didn't know each other. Asked where I was going, where I was coming from, what I did. Took 10 mins or less. He said to be safe and slow down. Both vehicles let go at same time. It was the sheriff, 1 back up officer.
You need to follow the instructions on the ticket and plead not guilty as you are facing 5 points plus a likely license suspension if you are convicted of that speed. The wrong color could possibly be a defense, but you may be better off trying to save your license. An experienced traffic attorney...Read more »
My lawyer helped me throughout my DUI trial and told me that after I completed my ARD, paid all fines, and finished 6 months of probation without any problems, that I could apply to be let off probabtion early (sentenced to 12 months probation) and have the DUI expunged. I am at this step now and... Read more »
To answer your question, yes you can absolutely do it yourself but you have to ask yourself do you know what you are doing? If you file for expungement and if it is not correct then it would not be taken off of your record. If your pipes are leaking at home are you going to hire a plumber so it...Read more »
I was outside a bar with a friend waiting for a ride. Another man threatened my friend by saying "I'll break your neck before you hit the ground," after a situation escalated. He then pinned my friend (who was non-violent at the time) to a wall and my friend punched him numerous... Read more »
What you did is considered an assault under the law. However, if you have a defense, such as self defense or defense of others to conduct is considered justified. That being said, the fact that you fled the scene shows what they call consciousness of guilt, and if the other party gives a statement...Read more »
I received four citations on Wednesday. Two citations correcting with expired inspection, 1 citation for no proof on insurance, 1 citation for insurance being cancelled due to the expired inspection. I was told I have to 10 days to go to the magistrates office to take care of the citations either... Read more »
I got pulled over 2 days ago for speeding through a school zone. The officer told me I was going 29 in a 15mph zone. I never got a ticket before. My dad told me I could lose my license, is that true? What should I do?
You will not lose your license, unless this is a 2nd offense. It will be 3 points added to your license which could affect your insurance rates. Plead not guilty and get a lawyer, as your chances to get zero points will be better with a lawyer. Also, depending on the county, some judges will let...Read more »
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