Fairmont, MN asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota

Q: On my speeding citation the trooper has the offense location wrong. Can I fight this rather than paying the fine.

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Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
Answered
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Rogers, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: A clerical error is not a basis to challenge the ticket, but there might be some other legal issues. Discuss the matter with an attorney.

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Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: The wrong location notation would not be grounds for immediate dismissal for that reason. But it could be helpful to an attorney defending the case.

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