Houston, TX asked in Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for Texas

Q: i had a no insurance citation...read below to find out how it went.. I was done very wrong because of a city clerk

question for you..I went to court today for a no insurance ticket.the da was going to give me deferred justification..the city clerk said to her..you can't do that on no insurance...the da looked at her crazy..it is to be noted that I watched the da give it to several people before me..so I went to the judge..he was going to do it..the city clerk walked up and said no you can't do it on a no insurance..that's TEXAS state rules..I said no it's not..she replied it's our policy..I never pled before the judge guilty..no guilty..nolo contindro(sp) on their website..this is what it says..Please note: The judge will not discuss your citation or your case with you, unless you have pled Guilty or No Contest, or the prosecutor is also present.

do i need an attorney because they broke their own law??

1 Lawyer Answer
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Deferred disposition is discretionary with the Court, so a Judge does not HAVE to grant it even if the DA recommends it, (i.e., no law was broken). That being said, there is no State Law that prohibits deferred on a no insurance citation, Call a local attorney.

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