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Q: Will I be able to avoid getting my license suspended?

I am currently 18 y/o. In 2/2019 I got a speeding ticket for 21-25 over(80 in 55mph zone). I chose not to do court supervision for the ticket and just pay it off. Then, in 7/2020 I received another ticket for 21-25 over(77 in 55mph zone). At the time of the pullover, the officer told me I could... Read more »

Julian Watkins
Julian Watkins answered on Nov 13, 2020

The best option for now would be to file a motion to vacate one of the traffic tickets and try to get court supervision or some other disposition.

This basically means that you would file for the court to reopen your case and allow you to negotiate a different plea.

For the best...
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Q: How do I tell the judge I have my license back when I go to court for driving while suspended and no insurance

Today October 31st I got my license back and insurance on my vehicle. November 2nd I have to go to court for driving while suspended and no insurance ticket a few weeks ago. I don't know how to tell the judge that I have my license back now and insurance on my car

Julian Watkins
Julian Watkins answered on Nov 6, 2020

In my experience as a traffic prosecutor, we would discuss those issues with the defendants on the traffic court date. If you show up in court, you should get the opportunity to speak to the prosecutor and show them the proof of license and insurance.

Once you speak with them, they should...
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