Saint Louis, MO asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri

Q: Does all info on a ticket need to be correct? Name,address,make,model,etc. For it to be valid

name is incorrect, make and model is incorrect, my address is wrong, CDL class is wrong, height and weight wrong

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Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: No, the police officer can make a lot of mistakes on the ticket and it is still valid. Errors on the ticket can be corrected by the police officer or prosecutor at any time, up to and including the date of trial. If everything is wrong, including the address of the location where they pulled you over, then your attorney could argue in court that this shows the police officer was also wrong about why they pulled you over.

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