Smiths Station, AL asked in Traffic Tickets, Land Use & Zoning and Municipal Law for Alabama

Q: Can the city of Millbrook have jurisdiction in Prattville on highwAy 14

I was pulled over by Millbrook city officer after I had crossed under the interstate 65 exchange and beyond the first red light you come to when you cross into Prattville on highwAy 14.he pulled behind me at the red light and when the light turned green turned on the blue lights.I don't believe he has the right to do so am I right?

1 Lawyer Answer
Whitney Benjamin Polson
Whitney Benjamin Polson
Answered
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: Venue is the legal term for where a legal case can be tried. If the crime and arrest were outside the city limits jurisdiction of the Millbrook officer, then your criminal lawyer can file an appropriate motion to dismiss the charge for improper venue.

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