Florissant, MO asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri

Q: Is my summons dated 10/19/19 still within the statue of limitations?

I received a summons for failure to proceed with caution from the MO HP on 10/19/19 and I plan on fighting it if necessary. I just received notice for a court date in February 2021. Will the statue of limitations have passed prior to my court date and if so, how do I go about getting my case dismissed? Thanks!

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Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Your summons is timely. I suggest you hire an attorney to try to get the matter settled as a no-point, non-moving violation so that your insurance rates do not increase. Or you could defend the case on the merits if you are confident that you will prevail.

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