Q: i received a ticket for driving passed a stopped school bus allegedly. I tried to request a court date but i was told
I was told that i waiting to look and can no longer receive a court date. But it say no where on the ticket the due date of requesting a court date.
Can i still get a court date to fight this ?
Is it true that a date should be on the ticket of how long i have to request a court date ?
The Maryland Uniform Citation form has an inset box on the lower right portion of the ticket that contains instructions on how to pay, plead to the ticket, and how to request a tial date, and it states the timeframe (30 days) you have to do it in. It is in small print, so perhapse yu overlooked it. At this point, the way you proceed is to file a written motion reqyesting a trial date, but you must accompany the motion with payment of the pre-printed fine on the ticket. The Ciration number is the traffic case number you put n that portion of the motion. There is a fill-in-the-blank downloadable pdf form you can use for your motion on the court's website, link below, or you can hire a lawyer to do this for you.
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