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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on

Q: I was givencitation a video proving I stopped before entering a roadway will this help me in court to get it dismissed

I was given a citation for failing to yield but I have a video of myself stopping twice before entering the roadway, however the camera was too far to get my license plate clearly. Will the video help me get this citation dismissed in court?

Harley Wagner answered on Nov 26, 2018

Possibly. Self-representation is full of problems, because the rules of court, such as submitting evidence are complex.

It would be best to get a public defender, or a traffic lawyer to assist you.

Plus, depending on the court, you may need to move your case to a jury court, and not...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for West Virginia on

Q: If you are turning from a public road to a private one who has the right of way??

Harley Wagner answered on Oct 2, 2018

At any intersection, the same rules under WV law apply. Your question did not indicate if the person turning was turning left or right. However, if turning left, that motorist must yield to oncoming traffic before executing the turn.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Collections for Arkansas on

Q: What can you do if you can't pay your fines

I live in Missouri now but in 2011 I was living in Hot Springs AR, I got a public intoxication charge and never paid the fine. Now they have a hold on my drivers license so I can't get reinstated but I am eligible for reinstatement in MO, I have not had a DL since 2008/9 because I had a dui in... Read more »

Harley Wagner answered on Oct 2, 2018

True financial inability to pay has been an area of national concern among criminal justice attorneys. Judges, however, must be convinced that you cannot pay. Plus, the judges want you to communicate with probation, when such issues arise.

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