Espanola, NM asked in Traffic Tickets for New Mexico

Q: If an officer didn't give me a paper ticket when stopped, should I be expecting one in the mail?

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Glenn Smith Valdez
Glenn Smith Valdez
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Licensed in New Mexico

A: It depends. In very rare cases, an officer will have a Summons issued to have you appear in court for a traffic violation. However, that typically is in situations where ther is a crash. You said you were pulled over. What did the officer tell you? Perhaps he or she just gave you a warning? Think back to the traffic stop, you may be able to remember what was said and answer the question yourself.

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