Eagle, MI asked in Traffic Tickets, Criminal Law, Car Accidents and Insurance Defense for Indiana

Q: Will my new traffic citation affect my ongoing court case?

I received a citation for going 90 in a 65 on the interstate. A month prior I was charged with a hit and run that i am disputing in court, my final court date for the hit and run is april 13th. The court date for the citation is in may. Is the citation in any way going to affect the outcome or charges of my pending case?

1 Lawyer Answer

Charles Candiano

Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: It has nothing to do with WHETHER you were liable in the "hit and run" but a subsequent Reckless Driving will make it a heck of a lot more difficult for your attorney to negotiate a plea, in BOTH actions. Do NOT plead guilty to the speed/reckless charge. Hand it over to your attorney and SLOW DOWN.

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