Sevierville, TN asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee

Q: I got a ticket for 67 in a 45 my first offense. Is it better to go to court or just pay the fine.

My ticket says i dont have too go to court. And does it make your insurance go up either way

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

A: If at all possible go to Court. The Judge may allow you to go to driving school or pay costs or even dismiss it. The worst thing is to be found guilty and pay the same amount as if you sent it to the Clerk. Those points will go on your MVR and might just raise your insurance. You might even hire an attorney, but 22 over is not that bad. Dress appropriately and act with respect.

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