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Q: I got a speeding ticket doing 26+ over from a Missouri state patrol officer can I have devise on what I should do

Never had a dwi

First ticket doing that much over

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Andrea Rogers answered on Apr 3, 2021

You can hire a traffic ticket lawyer to get your ticket amended to a non-moving, no-point infraction that won't cause points to be added to your driving record, and it won't cause your car insurance rates to increase. You won't have to appear in court if you hire an attorney to... Read more »

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Q: I got a ticket from a Mo state officer. Does the fine stay with me forever or does it go away after 10 yrs?

In 2012 I got 2 tickets from a state patrol officer. It didn't have a court date so I forgot about it. In 2016 I went to renew my license and they said it was suspended. I was told that it would go away after 10 yrs. It's almost ten yrs I need to license a car do i have to pay that or can... Read more »

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Andrea Rogers answered on Mar 18, 2021

Tickets never just go away. The court will not release the hold on your license until you take care of the tickets.

You can hire a traffic ticket lawyer to represent you for the underlying charges.

If they were just minor traffic violations, your attorney can also lift the...
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Q: Will my insurance go up from a speeding ticket before my court date?
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Andrea Rogers answered on Mar 9, 2021

No, your insurance will not increase before the court date. The insurance company is allowed to review your driving record once a year (or every 6 months if that's your renewal period for your insurance policy), or when you buy a new car. If you hire an attorney to get your speeding ticket... Read more »

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Q: I got red light ticket in a cmv.

Company paid ticket then I got letter of notice to appear. Ticket is paid do I have to appear Hannibal Mo

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Andrea Rogers answered on Mar 8, 2021

If your employer paid the fine for a Hannibal red light camera ticket, then that means 2 points will be added to your driving record. (The amount of CSA points may be higher.) If the fine has been paid, you should not be required to appear in court.

If you don't want the points on...
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Q: does a uniform citation for speeding count against CDL license
Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Dec 10, 2020

Yes, if you have a CDL and you get a speeding ticket, points will be added to your driving record. CDL-holders have a separate point system called CSA points, which is different from regular license holders. If you have a CDL and you receive a speeding ticket, you can hire an attorney to get your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Missouri on
Q: What is the statute of limitations on class d misdemeanor stealing in Missouri

My wife was charged last Dec. 12 for stealing less than $40 of merchandise from Walmart. She is not guilty and has already pleaded not guilty in municipal court. They have rescheduled several times, then transferred it to circuit court. She was due to appear in front of the new judge to enter a... Read more »

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Andrea Rogers answered on Nov 16, 2020

No, this case is not going to be dismissed because of statute of limitations. For misdemeanors, the Prosecutor has 1 year from the date of the incident to file charges. In this case, it sounds like the Prosecutor filed the charge well within the 1-year statute of limitations.

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Q: I showed up to court for a speeding ticket and was told the ticket wasn't in the system yet. Can I get it dismissed?

They blamed Covid, but there was no notification and I missed work to be at court. I disagree with the ticket and now will need to take more time off whenever the ticket is entered and they set a new date. Am I guaranteed a speedy trial and if so, can I get this ticket dismissed. Had I missed... Read more »

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Andrea Rogers answered on Oct 16, 2020

No, you can't get your ticket dismissed based on what you have stated. If you had missed the court date, the court would have mailed a letter to you to remind you that you missed your court date and would have re-set your court date on a future date. If the Prosecutor hasn't filed the... Read more »

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Q: Does all info on a ticket need to be correct? Name,address,make,model,etc. For it to be valid

name is incorrect, make and model is incorrect, my address is wrong, CDL class is wrong, height and weight wrong

Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Sep 29, 2020

No, the police officer can make a lot of mistakes on the ticket and it is still valid. Errors on the ticket can be corrected by the police officer or prosecutor at any time, up to and including the date of trial. If everything is wrong, including the address of the location where they pulled you... Read more »

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Q: In mo got a ticket for no insurance but he never put a fine or courtdate?

With no court date do I have to do anything?

Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Jul 1, 2020

Your choices are:

1) go to court and plead guilty, then the judge will sentence you and determine the amount of the fine. 4 points will be added to your driving record if you plead guilty to "No Insurance" and you will have to pay a fine and court costs,

2) go to court...
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Q: I got a speeding ticket for 17 mph over the limit. It is my first violation. Will this put points on my license?

If so, should I obtain a lawyer to fight that?

Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Sep 25, 2019

If you plead guilty to a speeding ticket for driving 17 miles over the limit, yes, points will be added to your driving record. In addition, your insurance company may use it as an excuse to increase your car insurance rates. You can hire an attorney to get your speeding ticket amended to a... Read more »

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Q: So I can hire an attorney without a court date
Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Aug 7, 2019

Yes, you can hire an attorney if you know you are going to be charged, or you already have been charged but they have not set a court date yet.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Missouri on
Q: What should I do about a PAW on a drug possession case

Less than 35 grams of controlled substance except marijuana/ fake marijuana

Yet to be given a court date

Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Aug 7, 2019

You need to hire an attorney to represent you if you want to avoid having a drug conviction on your criminal record.

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Q: I received a red light camera citation in the mail seven months after the incident. What are my options?

I have an Iowa CDL and the violation occurred in Hannibal, Mo. I was able to see the video online and I did indeed run the red light, but since it was so long ago I don’t really remember doing it or what the driving/traffic conditions were like at the time. Since I was driving a heavy tractor... Read more »

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Andrea Rogers answered on Jul 15, 2019

Yes, you can hire an attorney to get your Hannibal red light camera ticket amended from a 2-point moving violation to a no-point, no-moving infraction such as "Equipment Violation" or, for truck drivers with a CDL, the ticket can be amended to "Parking a Truck Longer Than 4... Read more »

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Q: Whatis the cut off period to pay off some tickets that I have eecieved in Velda Village? The court appearance is June19
Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Jun 15, 2019

If the court date is June 19, then that's when payment is due. If you hire a traffic ticket lawyer to get your tickets reduced to non-moving, no-point infractions, your attorney will get the court date continued to a later date.

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Q: In St Louis county what does it mean when a ticket status says cont of payment
Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Jun 15, 2019

This means the court has continued your court date to a later date, and that's when payment is due.

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Q: I got a ticket in the mail for speeding and I never got pulled over for it? And i don’t remember speeding?

Whats going to happen? Do I plead guilty or non guilty?

Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on Jun 14, 2019

If you plead guilty to a speeding ticket, points will be added to your driving record, and your car insurance rates may increase. Or you can hire a traffic ticket lawyer to get your ticket reduced to a non-moving, no-point violation that won't affect your driving record or insurance rates. You... Read more »

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Q: Will I get points on license for ticket driving in rt lane of hwy w/ 2 or more lanes in same direction? Will ins. Go up?

Never had a ticket for anything else, is a 17 year old male.

Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on May 31, 2019

Yes, if you plead guilty to this ticket, points will be added to your driving record and your car insurance rates may increase. You can hire a traffic ticket lawyer to get your ticket reduced to a non-moving, no-point infraction that won't affect your driving record or car insurance rates.

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Q: How can I deal with out of state speeding tickets with a Missouri license?

I have a MO license but I have 2 received speeding tickets in Illinois and one in Iowa in the past year. I didn't realize out of state tickets counted towards points on your license so I just paid the fine and didn't get them fixed. Can I still have an attorney get them off my record or... Read more »

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Andrea Rogers answered on May 28, 2019

It's possible that an attorney in IL or Iowa could withdraw your guilty plea and get your tickets amended to a non-moving violation. You will need to hire a traffic ticket lawyer in the state (and preferably in that particular county or city) where you got the tickets. It's more difficult... Read more »

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Q: I received a ticket for a 72 in a 55 mph in Franklin County, MO but the officer never asked me to sign my ticket?

I received a ticket for a 72 in a 55 mph in Franklin County, MO but the officer never asked me to sign my ticket? EVERY ticket I have received in the last 10 years have asked me to sign. I feel like he basically told me I was guilty, explained nothing about the ticket or anything really. Can I get... Read more »

Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on May 8, 2019

No, this is not sufficient to get the ticket dismissed. It does not matter that you didn't sign the ticket. You can hire a traffic law attorney to get your ticket amended to a non-moving, no-point violation so nothing will show up on your driving record and your car insurance rates won't increase.

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Q: Got speeding ticket in October of 2018 , It wasn’t filed into the system til April 2019. Can it get dismissed?

I’ve been trying to take care of it but it wasn’t in the system and I was told to check back several times

Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers answered on May 1, 2019

You can hire a traffic ticket lawyer to get your speeding ticket amended to a non-moving, no-point violation such as "Illegal Parking."

The statute of limitations on traffic tickets and other misdemeanors is 1 year from the date of the incident, so just because your ticket...
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