So I was pulled over a month ago for speeding. Officer had me doing 15 over. I was on the clock for my job in a company vehicle so she just took down my information and said she’d send the citation in the mail. Fast forward to this past Monday and I finally received something in the mail from the... View More
You need to get a lawyer to assist. The notice of suspension was because you did not enter a plea on the ticket. It was likely sent to the address on your license. If you have not already, you should contact the court and plead not guilty and then your license would not be suspended. A lawyer can...View More
I was never pulled over for speeding, therefore never served anything for any alleged speeding(which I never did, since didn't feel comfortable driving back there to begin with, much less speed). What recourse do I have to fight this charge of$130 for sometime that I didn't do?
You need to determine if the speeding ticket is in your name or the company's name. Police can mail a ticket but they usually do pull the driver over first. If it is not in your name and it was not you who was the driver then this would be a civil law case and not a traffic law, so you should...View More
My inspection was out, I was on my way to get it done and the cop pulled me over and ticketed me. Can I fight it since I was on the way to the shop? Within 45 minutes of getting the ticket I had a fresh inspection.
Getting treatment is always good for you and for the case. You should get a lawyer asap as you have to report the new arrest to parole and you could be facing serving a jail sentence for the violation. Good luck
He was a minor at the time of the incident and judgement. He completed all required counseling and programs ordered before turning 18. But it keeps showing up on work background checks and can't get a job to support and feed himself.
If he was a juvenile at the time and he has since turned 21, he may be eligible for expungement. Your question does not give enough facts to be able to give you a proper opinion. More info would be needed in order to properly guide you.
I got a ticket from February and forgot to pay it and it got to the point where I couldn’t pay it online and received a warrant for my arrest. It’s now December and I haven’t been arrested for it and haven’t gone to court.
You are facing a license suspension hearing and 5 points at that speed. Plead not guilty on all citations by mail and get a lawyer to help you. Many times we can negotiate the speed down to save your license and save some points. Bring proof you fixed the paperwork to court and alot of times those...View More
Here's your problem. At that speed a judge is going to be upset. Really upset. It is ultimately up to the judge even if the cop wants to help you out. If things go wrong you will likely lose your license, get a ton of points and your insurance can go up or they can drop your insurance totally....View More
Once you are convicted the court sends notice to Penndot and then it appears on your record. It does however depend upon the citation because some moving violations will appear on your record while other non-moving violations will not. If you recently received a ticket you would be well served to...View More
He is 17, came up behind a driver on a rural road that was stopped. According to him she waved him around her, so he went around her. He wasn’t pulled over, no cop on scene. Next day the town cop came to house to get his info. 2 days later he received the citations in the mail. How can a cop... View More
Plead not guilty and get a lawyer. It is the most serious ticket in PA and carries with it 5 points plus an automatic 6 month license suspension. The police do not have to pull someone over to issue a citation if they believe they have the evidence to prove it.
Depends on the county. Lately, if someone refuses even after a search warrant, some counties will charge this. Very recent development and only some counties are doing this. It is a minor offense and should not add additional jail time. You should get an attorney to represent you to get the best...View More
I was pulled over and given a ticket by an officer for not stopping at a stop sign. He claimed that I had rolled through a stop sign. Then proceeded to tell me which street I had not stopped on. The issue is the street he stated was not where the incident had happened. He stated it and also wrote... View More
Yes, that would be a fatal error unless the judge allows the officer to amend the citation when you go to court. Get a lawyer because you will have a better result especially if you have to fight this issue. It is points on your license and you don’t want your insurance to be affected. Good luck
No, it is not possible. ARD is for true first time offenders who have never been in trouble today in their lives. If you do have a prior record and if it is within 10 years you were looking at prison time which is mandatory and could be up to 90 days for a second offense
The answer is yes. Did you go to law school? If not and you represent yourself you will be expected to act as your own lawyer. You may have a defense. You may not, but a lawyer would know. If the state has a weak case and the case may be able to be plea bargained, but how would you know. In...View More
You cannot withdraw your guilty plea but you have 30 days from when he fully with need to file an appeal in the county court. You will then get a new court date. Get a lawyer to represent you so hopefully you can get your points reduced. You will get a letter from PennDOT shortly that imposes...View More
It depends on the judge whether you should go to traffic school or not. Your speed is a five point major violation but it is not too terribly fast so that’s why I believe traffic school is optional. It is definitely worth it to go to court to try to get the points reduced and also, many judges...View More
Possibly. Was the color correct? Was the license plate correct. Get a lawyer to help you. If it cant be fought then perhaps you can get a reduction of points so your insurance doesnt find out. Good luck!
I was pulled over for running a stop sign. I know I stopped and my passenger confirmed this as well. The officer did not ask me to sign anything or give me a ticket. Instead he said I would get a citation in the mail. I have asked around and no one locally (it was a local officer) has heard of... View More
It is not uncommon but the citation must be filed within 30 days. It is a 3 point offense on your record so it is worth it to plead not guilty. Many judges will let your lawyer go to court for you so you may not even have to attend the court hearing to get your points reduced. Good luck!
I received a traffic ticket for unsafe lane change in May. The same ticket from another DJ office in August. Docket on both the 1st dismissed on 8/6 & 2nd one was filed. Officer did not file the original ticket at the correct DJ office. Can I claim statue of limitation since the 2nd ticket was... View More
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.... View More
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
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