Kansas City, MO asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri

Q: Last year around this time I got a speeding ticket for doing 13 over on the I-44, I paid the fine and got 3 point....

A few days ago I was driving yes speeding I didn't know I passed a cop but I turned down a gravel road and I noticed there was 2 cars following me pretty fast so I took the next right and was still driving then I seen the light of the police and pulled over... He let me go but I got a ticket with no amount for doing 20 to 25 over the limit and the officer said I evaded him.... What's going to happen at my court date

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Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers
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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: When you go to court, the judge will ask if you are pleading guilty or not guilty. If you plead guilty, the judge will sentence you and assess the fine & court costs. 3 points will be added to your driving record and your car insurance rates may increase as a result.

Or you can plead not guilty and the judge will set your case for a trial.

Or you can hire a traffic law attorney to get your ticket reduced to a non-moving, no-point infraction such as Illegal Parking or Littering. The outcome of your case depends on which court your case is being prosecuted in, how bad your driving record is, and exactly how fast you were driving.

If you also received a ticket for evading police, that's a separate 2-point moving violation. Your attorney may be able to get that ticket reduced to a no-point violation, as well.

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