Though it might be possible to get the prosecution to correct the error without setting a court date, it could be time consuming and difficult. Setting a court appearance on the other hand may present opportunities to clear the error, and it would be easier to fix at or before the court appearance.
If a police officer filed a traffic ticket with the court, but you never received notice of it; you can file a motion to re-open the case. The court has a form for that motion on its website. I also have a link to it on my website (traffic, speeding pages.) Call during the day with any questions.
Every now and then a police officer will exercise their discretion not to file a citation with the court, after giving one to the driver. If the court doesn't have it, you don't need to do anything. But you can go to the courthouse to do a name search on yourself to see if it did get...Read more »
See to my left because of the sun glaring in my eyes. So I proceeded with caution by letting my foot off the brake. I didn't even touch the gas peddle yet when the other car hit me. A witness said I ran the stop sign going over 30. That's a lie because I stopped for longer then required... Read more »
Is there a criminal-traffic case? Or just a civil claim insurance issue? It sounds like a question looking for a complete solution. But that is just not possible in a web-based Q & A format. The most we can do here is suggest a direction or two to consider. First, notify your insurance...Read more »
I have a violation for a medicine I was prescribed showing up as methamphetamine. I am prescribed adderall but I'm a veteran they give multiple brands of dextroamphetamine which is active ingredient in adderall. The VA has well documented uas when I went for PTSD therapy. So they know what... Read more »
The court can extend probation in some circumstances. I would not assume the Probation Officer knows all that is affecting a person, such as their medical treatment without being fully informed. Many problems of probationers are due to under communication and misunderstanding. Working on...Read more »
Doesn't appear it was radared and didn't get pulled over until miles later when not going that speed. I work at a car dealer where I could lose my job if ticket goes on my record. I don't want on record and sure I wasn't going that fast.
I'm not sure what "probation" exactly means within the context of a speeding conviction, since most are petty misdemeanors (for which probation is strictly speaking impossible.) But two petty misdemeanor speeds within 12 months would not trigger a "habitual violator"...Read more »
my ex gf assaulted me back in march 2020 and was issued a danco. since then she has violated the order twice and has just been charged and found guilty of one violation of the danco but has not been charged with the assault yet or the other violation. so im just wondering how this all works. any... Read more »
I was walking downtown to get food with my friends a few hours after Minneapolis sent out an amber alert (on iPhones) warning people that there was a curfew set. Curfew was set at 9:00 pm and we were downtown around 1:00 am. I was not in Minneapolis at the time the amber alert was sent, so I did... Read more »
Most would want to keep a criminal charge from becoming a public conviction record. Lack of knowledge might be a viable defense at trial. But of course, it's better to avoid both a conviction and a trial, if possible (since a trial has more than zero risk). You maybe able to work out an...Read more »
Strictly speaking, "malicious prosecution" can be a type of civil tort case, but not a defense to a criminal charge. On the other hand, a criminal defense attorney, in the right case, can raise issues of vindictive prosecution and prosecutorial misconduct, in a criminal case. You could...Read more »
he just took the jar. I gave him my id and then he wrote what looks like my license number and my DOB down. and then he said we can go on our way. What do you think will happen? he was really nice about it but he says he was going to weigh it and then destroy it and that it looks like I would be... Read more »
Three possibilities: nothing (but wait out the three year statute of limitations); a Summons and charge in the mail for either "(plant-form) Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle, over 1.4 grams, or for petty misdemeanor possession of a small amount - plant-form. Sounds like your saying not edibles,...Read more »
The rez cop told me that his printer was not working and that I was sighted for no insurance,( I do have insurance) no seat belt and speeding when I know that I was not going over 60 cuz I did have my cruise on,but the rez cop said that I was going 68 but he brought it down to 64 in a 55. That I... Read more »
Wait for the ticket. With luck, perhaps the police officer decided after-the-fact to cut you a break. But if he forgot, no need to call and remind him. If you do ever get it, the no insurance should get dropped when you show proof of coverage that day. On the speed, 60 in a 55 is still a...Read more »
The only contact was the inmates texter and phone calls. The inmate was told several times to stop calling and texting but has continued to do so with disrespectful remarks and unbelievable name calling along with telling other inmates that the person is a ratchet jail pass around then distributed... Read more »
If a person continues phone calls and text messages after being asked to stop, that could the basis for the person aggrieved to Petition in civil, family court for a Harassment Restraining Order. And depending upon the severity of the conduct, police may investigate and refer to a prosecuting...Read more »
If the person is in jail on 3 felonies in relation to domestic assault, stalking, & terroristic threats with multiple prior convictions in relation to the same felonies they're in jail with now in 2 other states...
Can someone press some kind of charges/ofp on them just from what... Read more »
It's possible but would depend upon the content, the strength of the evidence, and the willingness of the petitioning party. An Order for Protection (OFP) under Minnesota's Domestic Abuse Act can be sought by anyone in a Minnesota family court division. But, the Petition must include...Read more »
Pending claim filed with the court of violating Minnesota Statutes Section 152.025, subd. 2, Controlled Substance crime - 5th Degree. Many implications flow from that. Call me or another experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss.
Let me start by saying this is my first violation for anything like this.I asked the guy for his ID and he ignored and said this is it, I had a line and just wanted to have the transaction done with and not start an argument over his ID, so I just let it slide. (I know dumb on my part, but I just... Read more »
In most instances, a violation of Minnesota Statutes Section 340A.503, subd. 2 (1) "to sell, barter, furnish, or give alcoholic beverages to a person under 21 years of age" is a misdemeanor crime. The maximum punishment for a misdemeanor is 90 days jail and $1,000 fine. But most will...Read more »
Most speeding charges are at the non-criminal, petty misdemeanor level. But some are charged at the more serious criminal, misdemeanor level, which could mean a criminal conviction record. Any speeding conviction for a speed over 100 mph results in a Minnesota revoking the driver's license...Read more »
1000 words is not enough to go into major details on my situation. I've tried to be straight to the point and all answers are I get require me to respond and I cant respond to the original question. How can I get answers before sept 4th?
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