Ankeny, IA asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota

Q: Citation for not changing drivers license over after getting a warning the first time around. Can I get it dropped?

I had gotten stopped back in October and got a warning for not changing my licenses over to minnesota but I had been living there for 20 days. Then got stopped again just 2 weeks ago, april but got a citation. One week later I changed my license over and got my registration and license plates to minnesota. Can I go to court and get it dropped or at least get the fine down? Is it a criminal offense? Am i going to get a record?

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Thomas C Gallagher

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: You could look up the statute number online to see if the charge is a misdemeanor crime. I would if you'd mentioned the number. But, with violations like this, often the primary concern of the government is gaining compliance. Now that you have complied, if you bring proof to court the prosecutor may offer you a disposition that will not result in a conviction.

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