Louisville, KY asked in Business Formation, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky

Q: I have a bench warrant for no registration or insurance ticket i never received 3 years ago. What do i do?

My friend visited me from TX christmas of 16'. She drove my vehicle and got a speeding ticket. I was not in the car.

Fast forward to 2 weeks ago im getting new insurance and they tell me my license is suspended. I NEVER got a ticket notice or anything.

After calling all over trying to figure out how my license was suspended, i found out that when my friend was ticketed for speeding, they hit me with no proof insurance and expired tags and registration. I had no idea until 2 weeks ago. I have proof that i had insurance but my registration had recently expired. But, now i have a bench warrant. Do i need an attorney? Can the ticekts be dismissed with proof and no points penalized to my license? What do i do?

1 Lawyer Answer

Timothy Denison

Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: You definitely need an attorney to clean this up. There are several things you can possibly do but first you need the bench warrant set aside and a new court date.

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