Dallas, TX asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas

Q: Can I get my citations charges lowered?

I was pulled over for speeding, I received 3 citations; speeding, expired license (1/28/2020 I was in college and I didn't have much time to schedule a test or renew it) and breaking a restriction( I was driving with a permit, I need someone over 21 with me ) This happened 3/1/20 and I was going to take the driving test to get my license during spring break but then COVID happened and the DMV closed. I asked for a court date so I can explain this to a judge but I feel that since my license expired a long time ago, I would be at fault and nothing will change. Should I explain that to a judge or just take a driving course and pay the fees?

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Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: You cannot resolve a moving violation through a defensive driving class if you don't have a valid driver's license. Talking with a Judge can't hurt. Talking with an attorney first would be better. Good luck.

Chad Zubi agrees with this answer

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