Pocahontas, AR asked in Traffic Tickets for Mississippi

Q: What if the traffic ticket got the wrong year of the car on it. It's a 2002 Chevy Impala not a 2023 Chevy Impala.

I got 2 traffic ticket yesterday. Both of them got the year of the car 2023 but it's a 2002 model. Can I get both of the tickets dismissed by a judge because of that mistake?

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Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Madison, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: Unfortunately, with the way that traffic tickets work in Mississippi, the fact that the law enforcement officer wrote down the wrong year does not automatically lead to a dismissal, as it is considered a simple error.

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