Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Ohio

Q: I hit a parked car on private property in Ohio. The other party called the police.

I received citations for driving under suspension and driving with no insurance. Can the police cite me on private property even if that company has cameras?

2 Lawyer Answers
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: I'm not sure what private property has to do with cameras. You caused destruction of property. The police may investigate that. If they find you are driving under suspension with no insurance, likewise. You are looking at a looooooooooooooong suspension, as the Judge may figure the first one didn't register, so they have to use the 2x4 on you. So talk to an attorney who handles criminal cases in the county where you are charged.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: The fact that a location is private property does not generally serve as a defense.

Tim Akpinar

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