Seattle, WA asked in Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law and Municipal Law for Washington

Q: In park after closed. Wrong year of car written on ticket and statement. Can it be dismissed?

After hours was walking bike path which is allowed on city rcw after park hours was in car to leave police came got ticket never asked us why we were there. On ticket he wrote wrong year of the car also in his official statement. Can it be dropped for that reason. It's a jury trial officer is listed as pros wittness. I am rep myself. Do I still need to serv officer as witness.

1 Lawyer Answer
Stan Glisson
Stan Glisson
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Port Orchard, WA
  • Licensed in Washington

A: Why on earth are you doing a jury trial pro se? No, the errors on the citation aren't going to get you a dismissal. No, you do not NEED to subpoena the officer, unless you really want him to be there. I can't imagine the city can put on their case without him, so they will subpoena him.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.