Centralia, IL asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri

Q: I got u turn ticket in Hurculanum at the first court date I was asked to pled I pled not guilty , second court date

Was trail I read the ordinance it clearly stated in part b. Unless it was made in safety .I claimed I felt it was ..with there being no accident or any other violations. Then the state attorney looks up the ordinance and said his office wrote the wrong number on my ticket and commits to changing it to a different ordinance number . And ask me what would I like to do now .of course I asked for a extention.

Can he amend the ticket to a complete different citation on a trial date ..?? .

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Andrea Rogers
Andrea Rogers
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Eureka, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: Yes, the Prosecutor can correct any errors on the face of the ticket, such as correcting the charge code/ordinance number at any time, up to and including the date of trial.

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