Memphis, TN asked in Traffic Tickets for Arkansas

Q: In traffic court do you have to have an accuser present in court ???

Like if the arresting officer is not present in court , can the case be thrown out ???

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Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Baton Rouge, LA

A: Can it? Yes. Will it? Well, the prosecution has to meet its burden of proof and if he is able to do that without the arresting officer, then he will proceed with his case in court-----or he may aask the Judge to continue the trial date to another date so that he can get the arresting officer to court. Or he may offer you a plea bargain. There are a few scenarios and permutations as to what could result.

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