Asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri

Q: I got a ticket from a Mo state officer. Does the fine stay with me forever or does it go away after 10 yrs?

In 2012 I got 2 tickets from a state patrol officer. It didn't have a court date so I forgot about it. In 2016 I went to renew my license and they said it was suspended. I was told that it would go away after 10 yrs. It's almost ten yrs I need to license a car do i have to pay that or can i wait 1 yr.

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Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
Answered
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Newport Beach, CA

A: You posted this in California. If you are asking about MO, you need to post there. If this is a CDL, pay the tickets to remove the suspension.

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

A: Tickets never just go away. The court will not release the hold on your license until you take care of the tickets.

You can hire a traffic ticket lawyer to represent you for the underlying charges.

If they were just minor traffic violations, your attorney can also lift the warrants so you won't have to pay the bond, turn yourself in to police, or appear in court.

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