Horn Lake, MS asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee

Q: Could not find ins. card fast enough for officer and was given a ticket. Can I show proof of ins prior to court date?

This occurred in Shelby County, TN. I was insured at the time the ticket was written. Can I show proof now and not have to go to Court Date? If so, how? Also, is there a fine if you actually had insurance on date of citation?

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You could hire an attorney who might work it out with the Prosecutor prior to Court. But from your on line location, I would go to Court with both an Insurance Card and the Declaration Sheet, along with some cash. The Judge should dismiss it, but he may not as apparently you did not make the Officer happy.

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