Medina, TN asked in Criminal Law and Insurance Defense for Tennessee

Q: Insurance suspended license

I got pulled over in September of 2017 received a citation for no insurance I missed court date in November but I called the courthouse and told them I would pay my citation at the end of February or the beginning of March I paid the ticket of $239 here it is July 2018 and they suspended my license I'm so confused how can they do that when I paid my ticket

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Paying the Citation (ticket) was an admission of guilt. You should have hired a competent attorney. Now you need another attorney to attempt to get the Department of Safety to allow you to drive in Tennessee.

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