Charge No: 1Statute Code:TA.21.1124.1.B
Charge Description: DRIVER WRITING,SENDING,READING A TEXT,ELECTRONIC MSG. WHILE OPER. VEH. IN TRAVEL PORTION OF HWY
Speed Limit: 0 Recorded Speed: 0 Location Stopped: E/B I-70 P/T MM 74
Probable Cause Indicator: No Contributed to... Read more »
answered on Apr 26, 2023
This is a 1 point ticket unless there was an accident in which case it is a 3 point ticket. Your post indicates it was not an accident so it should be 1 point. Do not pay it. Request a trial (not a waiver hearing) and go to court. If the police officer does not appear, you will be acquitted. If the... Read more »
This so called friend invited Me and my boyfriend to her home she was arguing with my boyfriend she than called the police told them my boyfriend hit me but it was false claims the Police came talked to us for awhile and than separated my boyfriend and I the police officer... Read more »
answered on Apr 11, 2023
The "plain view" doctrine states that a police officer can search the stroller in your case if the gun is in plain view. If it is not plain view, it may be an illegal search and seizure if neither you nor your boyfriend gave permission to search the stroller and the police officer did not... Read more »
My boyfriend and I were both under the influence and fought. My mom was involved. Things got physical but no one pressed charges. He was charged with 2 2nd-degree assaults. My mother and I were both mailed a subpoena but we want no parts.
answered on Apr 5, 2023
This is not a sufficient reason to get out of a subpoena. If you have been subpoenaed to court, you must appear. If you do not appear, the police could come and bring you to court or you could be found in contempt. This does not happen in every single case, but it could happen here.
The... Read more »
I was caught shoplifting @ a north Carolina walmart. I gave them my real name and social security #, but gave them a fake adress and never gave i.d. the officer that pressured me saying if I miss the court date I would be in big trouble so I've been calling the courthouse for about 4 months... Read more »
answered on Mar 25, 2023
If you miss your court date, they put a warrant out for your arrest. You can then be picked up on the warrant at any time. Hire an attorney in North Carolina to represent you. If there is a warrant, your attorney can file a motion to recall the warrant.
This will not go away if you fail to... Read more »
Probation period. My PO then reopened a restitution and violated me for that. I wasn't aware of the warrant when I stood in front of a judge for traffic. Why didn't they pick me up on the warrant then? There are several holes in this whole situation.like commissioner releasing me on my... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2023
You should retain an attorney to represent you. An attorney can file a motion to recall the warrant. If the motion is granted, the warrant will be quashed and your case will be scheduled for a VOP hearing. The attorney can then represent you at the hearing.
I had a peace order which since has been modified from no contact to no hostile contact which was violated because of a misunderstanding. I don’t want to move forward with any charges and have told the SA that but have still been subpoenaed. I was told by the defendants attorney that I don’t... Read more »
answered on Feb 14, 2023
If you are subpoenaed, you are required to come to court. It may be that if you do not show up, nothing will happen to you. However, the prosecutor can send the police to bring you to court or the judge can order the authorities to bring you to court. This may not happen a lot, but it does happen... Read more »
I left my car running and entered to buy a coffee. When I returned an officer cited me for leaving my car running. I just want to know if I could just pay the fine$60, if it is not a moving violation. Thanks
answered on Feb 13, 2023
It is not a moving violation and does not carry points. The statute states that "(b) Except as otherwise provided in this section, on any highway outside of a business district or a residential district, a person may not leave any vehicle standing, without providing an unobstructed width of... Read more »
I'm driving my brother's car and got ticket at parking lot. Ticket description: displaying expired LC plate, decal expired 2022. But I have record of renewing and did put sticker for 2023 (expired in March). Now the sticker isn't there and I was charged. Should I contest? What will I need?
answered on Feb 9, 2023
Request a trial within 30 days and go to court. Bring proof that the tags were current and explain to the judge what happened. You should also replace the sticker and bring proof (a picture) of the new sticker. If the police officer appears, you will be acquitted. You can still have a trial even if... Read more »
I received a ticket (Maryland State 21, Subtitle 7 of the Transportation article violation) for driving past a stopped school bus with flashing lights and the stop sign extended in PG County, MD. I was on a two-lane road, going in the opposite direction from the bus. Looking at the footage, the... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2023
You should request a trial and go to court. The judge will watch the video and you can testify to what happened. The judge will decide the case. If it was a camera ticket (as opposed to being stopped by a police officer), then there are no points assessed.
a lane change. I was stopped by highway police. Not understanding why?
answered on Jan 20, 2023
If you received a traffic ticket, you should request a trial within 30 days of the ticket and go to court. If the police officer does not appear, you would be acquitted. If the police officer appears, you can have a trial. Even if you are convicted, the judge can offer probation before judgment... Read more »
My blinker on and began to turn when the light turned green. The truck hit my car on the passenger side door. Who is at fault?
answered on Jan 20, 2023
An attorney would need to review pictures of the intersection, the police report, and witness statements. In many bus only lanes, other drivers are permitted to enter the lane and turn just prior to the intersection. You can pull up pictures of the intersection using Google maps.
answered on Jan 17, 2023
There are cases that hold that it is enough to search your car. The cases distinguish between the search of your car during a traffic stop and the search of your person when you are in a store. Of course, the issue turns on the facts of the stop and you should discuss that with an attorney.
OWNER OF ALF CALLED POLICE WHO ISSUED A WRITTEN WARNING TO DAUGHTER OF A RESIDNET
answered on Jan 17, 2023
The owner of the property can issue a warning that someone is not allowed on the property. If she comes on the property, she can be charged with trespass. It does not matter that it is the daughter of a resident.
answered on Jan 7, 2023
It is a civil citation and not a criminal charge. You cannot be sent to jail. Since you are under 21, the judge can order you to a drug treatment or education program.
An attorney may be better able to raise technical defenses such as insisting the State be able to prove the substance was... Read more »
Son has been in Jail two months and no Public Attorney has come to see him yet.
answered on Jan 5, 2023
A Public Defender should enter his or her appearance for him promptly. He should reach out to the Public Defender's office. As far as when they come to see him, that is a different matter. They are extremely busy and I do not know how they decide when to visit their clients who are incarcerated.
This is my first offense. What usually happens in these cases?
answered on Jan 2, 2023
Jail is unlikely for a first time offender. An attorney can probably keep a conviction off your record. You should retain private counsel or go to the Public Defender.
answered on Dec 20, 2022
If your name is on the ticket, then it is your responsibility. If you fail to take care of it, your license will be suspended.
Now, if it is a moving violation, do not pay it. Request a trial within 30 days and go to court. You do not want to receive points on your license.
Convictions or criminal record whatsoever nor do I have anything any record on my driving record. I unfortunately was laid off prior to being served, and with it being Christmas and having children have no funds for a lawyer, what do you believe to be the most likely outcome in my particular case,... Read more »
answered on Dec 16, 2022
If you cannot retain private counsel, contact the Public Defender as soon as possible. Jail is unlikely for a first time offender. An attorney will likely be able to keep a conviction off your record. You should be prepared to make restitution which will be required and also go a long way to... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2022
In Maryland, all crimes are either misdemeanors or felonies. There is no such thing as an "infraction." However, in some cases, the State will agree to drop the charge in exchange for community service. You should retain counsel to represent you.
I signed a contract in state of MD):
If Organization wishes to pay any portion of its obligation by credit card, they may do so and request additional payments using the iVvy link provided to them when they received this contract up until 30 days prior to the event date. Once it is within... Read more »
answered on Nov 10, 2022
An attorney would need to review the entire contract to render an opinion. However, a business can change the terms of its contract periodically. For example, Comcast changes the terms of its contract with its customers regularly. The rates and service charges increase and the fine print changes.... Read more »
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