Kenner, LA asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana

Q: Do you need an attorney for a leave the scene of an accident when you go to traffic court?

He came home then called police to report the accident it wasn’t a bad accident but he panicked. This is his first time even getting a ticket.

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Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: He can represent himself but I was always told that a fool represents himself so I recommend that he hire a traffic ticket attorney to represent him so that: (1) he is aware of his options; (2) his attorney will not unknowingly allow him to be taken advantage of by the prosecutor----prosecutors do that all the while smiling at the unrepresented defendant; and (3) he has the best opportunity at the best outcome.

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