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Q: Can a city police shoot radar outside the city limits. For a car that has not yet entered the city limit sign.

Can they give a speed ticket if the speed sign is a warning sign that the limit is going to drop ten or more miles per hour.

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Q: What is a general speeding ticket in the state of Louisiana? And what is the LSA -RS ? Trooper was not his vehicle

My stepson was stopped by a LA. State Trooper, who lives in the same neighborhood, and given a general speeding ticket. The officer was standing in his parents front yard,and was not in his police vehicle with a speeding radar. The Trooper has harassed him in the past for no reason. The ticket... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jun 1, 2022

La R.S. 32:64 is the general speed law. https://legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=88494 Sometimes, one may cite La R.S. 32:61. I would recommend that you contact a traffic ticket attorney in your area to discuss this specifically and what options exist.

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Q: What to do if someone used my name during traffic stop, and I now have a warrant for my arrest?

The warrant is 13 years old. Around this time I was not driving at all for any reason. I recently learned to driving within the last 5 years.

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Q: If I get a ficticuious tag and no proof of insurance ticket in the state of Louisiana is it a must appear in court
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 16, 2022

Yes because that is more than a speeding ticket

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Q: I received a Citation which the officer put a description of an infraction without citing a statute or ordinance.

Will this be thrown out in court? Should I call the prosecutor and ask for dismissal?

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 13, 2022

I would not call the prosecutor and ask for a dismissal. If you hire an attorney, then if your attorney decided to do that, then I have no issue. In my estimation, while one might say the ticket is defective, it is something which the prosecutor can easily cure---as such, even were the ticket... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: if a person doesn’t get any information from someone during a wreck and let’s you leave without including the cops can

they later on try and file a report if they figure out who it was?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on May 11, 2022

Yea, you are not in the clear yet.

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Q: How much is a 32:64/ORD SPEEDING ticket and a 14:99 Wreckless in Louisiana
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 11, 2022

The total amount includes fines and court costs and fees-----the amount of the court costs and fees vary by jurisdiction. The back of the ticket most likely has a telephone number you can call to ask for an amount. Reckless operation is a misdemeanor in Louisiana and if you pled guilty to the... Read more »

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Q: How much is a 32:64/ord speeding ticket How much is a 14:99 wreckless ticket
Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on May 11, 2022

The total amount includes fines and court costs and fees-----the amount of the court costs and fees vary by jurisdiction. The back of the ticket most likely has a telephone number you can call to ask for an amount. Reckless operation is a misdemeanor in Louisiana and if you pled guilty to the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Can a police i.d. in Louisiana? If they aren't issuing me a ticket or actually arresting me do I even have to talk?

I get pulled over and police start with all their questions...id, where are you going, why, who bla bla....if they dont immediately state why they pulled me over and ask for id insurance registration...do i have to id? what are my passengers required to do?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 28, 2022

Yes you must present ID.

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Q: Can you get a speeding ticket driving down a bridge ? Is that legal ?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Apr 1, 2022

You can get a speeding ticket on any public roadway. Call a traffic court lawyer.

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Q: can i have a traffic bench warrant recalled in LA without being arrested? can payments be made to city marshal office?

speeding 2-5 mph over speed limit citation given07/2019 warrant outstanding

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Mar 29, 2022

Yes, it is possible---the best way for you to do this is to hire a traffic ticket attorney in the area where the ticket was issued. Alternatively, you can call the Court and ask what to do, however the information provided to you, while answering your question, is not necessarily the best option... Read more »

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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.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Mar 10, 2022

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... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: If you go to arranment and plead not guilty can the judge tell you to instead talk to the da instead

My 18 yr old son& a friend were in a 1car wreck hit a culvert. The police came to seen both boys where out of car. Driver failed breathalyzer was placed under arrest. Then they turn to my son& give him 2 tickets one for no seatbeltthen then minor in position of alcohol catch is there was... Read more »

Richard W. Noel
Richard W. Noel
answered on Mar 8, 2022

it's pressure from the prosecutor to settle the case early. Yes, it's legal. But not fair. Unfortunately your son needed to speak with an attorney who could review all of the facts available and help mount a good defense. Simply pleading NOT GUILTY and telling the DA you'd consider... Read more »

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Q: In the state of Louisiana. What is the procedure if any to changing the color of my vehicle?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Mar 8, 2022

Contact Motor Vehicles, then your insurance company to change your registration.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Can i beat a traffic ticket for getting hit by a car on my rollerblades
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Feb 23, 2022

Without a motor, you were a pedestrian.

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Q: I was involved in an accident that occurred in a parking lot yesterday. We exchanged information, and went on our way.

Then I Get a call from the local sheriffs office saying I’m being charged with a hit and run because I did not give her my information, but I did give her my information. Please advise!

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Feb 12, 2022

You need a traffic court lawyer because someone is about to sue you.

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Q: Is the ticket legal to write someone and why the charge of $249 when the law states that ticket is $139

Yes can the village of Turkey Creek La charge me with a ticket for improper lane usage if I swerved on the solid white line once the one on the shoulder of the road. And suspend my license as well for it. The charge was $249. $199 for the ticket and a $50 penalty but ifnu look up the law the... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jan 20, 2022

When paying most tickets you are paying a fine for the violation plus mandatory court costs which is what usually drives up the total amount of the ticket. The amount of the court costs, and sometimes the fine, per ticket differs from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. If you miss a court date, then... Read more »

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Q: Questions about what to expect when going to court for tickets received.

Driver got into a wreck... 3 tickets received. 1, wreckless driving- hit person from behind. 2, no insurance. 3, driving with suspended license. When checking red flags on license.... 3 appeared. 1, driving with suspended license. 2, no insurance for 28 days. 3, no insurance for about 5 months.... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jan 8, 2022

Go pay license reinstatement and get insurance before you go to court with your lawyer.

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Q: Is it legal to stop a vehicle on a parish road of LA to chat w/ friends OR Stop to check mail w/no oncoming in sight?

1. Is it legal to stop a vehicle on a parish roX of LA to chat OR 2. Or to stop with No oncoming traffic in sight?

3. Is it legal to stop a vehicle on Louisiana roads before a right of way or 4) drive in the middle of the road of an undivided by paint markings on a gravel or paved road in... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
answered on Jan 2, 2022

If you got a ticket, hire a traffic court lawyer.

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