Spring, TX asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas

Q: My son got a citation for failure to control speed in College Station, there was absolutely no damage to either vehicle,

The car in front of him suddenly decided to stop to make a turn, there was very minimal contact between both vehicles what are the chances he could have this citation dismissed if he goes to court he is 21 years old

Thanks you

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Brian Foley
Brian Foley
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  • Conroe, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: It is difficult to predict exactly what a prosecutor would do in particular cases. However, it is very common that young offenders who are able to show that they have fixed the damage to other's vehicles are offered either community service or other conditions to complete in return for a dismissal of class "c" charges. Hiring a lawyer can be helpful so that you can avoid appearing in court and a plea offer like this can be negotiated. The College Station Municipal court is somewhat restrictive in what they typically approve and the defense of he is a young college student is something they hear all the time.

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