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Q: I got a ticket in Mississippi, he and I was driving in the opposite direction, how did he check my speed, is it accurate

It was raining and I am under 21, I was getting off work and was trying to get home because I thought the weather was going to get bad, I was almost home he was driving in the opposite direction also behind another car, he said I was going 70 in a 55 when I believe I was going slower, how did he... Read more »

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Q: When payment is paid in full will license continue to be suspended for the full 7 years it was stated in judgement?

Judgement paperwork was received, from a family member it stated license will be suspended for 7 years do no none payment. (I’ve moved so I never got anything in reference to this case). If this is paid in full will my license still be suspended or how do I go about getting this over turned. So... Read more »

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Q: I got a poss of pereph after the police search the car and the person who owns the weed said it was his, can they do tha

Because before the took us to the station he said that it was his, but they still gave everybody in the car a possession of paraphernalia charge and I don’t emus smoke

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Q: I was given a ticket claiming I disregarded a stop sign in Starkville Mississippi.

When I go to court how could I ask for a ticket dismissal and take an online defensive driving class instead? It is first offense, but it also does not seem fair as I did not run the sign but I didn't dare argue with the officer.

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Q: Can a cop give u a ticket for possession but under explanation only put N/A , and not specify what he found or how much
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jul 27, 2022

It is highly unusual for them to not put the controlled substance; however, the information should be further explained in a supplemental report. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to talk about the ins and outs of the case. While the wrong information... Read more »

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Q: If I was given a very vague ticket for posses. with wrong info also , could i have the ticket dismissed ?

was pulled over by a cop who’s known to be dirty. he saw me at gas station, never says a word to me , but as soon as I pull out of parking lot pulls me over. Wasnt even maybe 5 yards from parking lot of store when he pulled me over. Never gave me a reason as to why , or asked me my name or my... Read more »

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jul 27, 2022

It is highly unusual for them to not put the controlled substance; however, the information should be further explained in a supplemental report. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to talk about the ins and outs of the case. While the wrong information... Read more »

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Q: If an officer charge u with a dui and put the wrong vehicle information on the ticket can it be dismissed
Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jul 27, 2022

It really depends on how bad the information is. If it is a completely different vehicle and absolutely nothing matches up, then there is a better chance of having the ticket thrown out, or at the very least casting the officer's story into question.

Q: If the officer pulled me over without reason & violated multiple rules n conduction of stop , would he even file charges

Have there been certain circumstances where a ticket or affidavit isn’t filed because the officer knew he did multiple things wrong

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jul 24, 2022

It really depends on the circumstances. Lots of officers will still file charges regardless of their own conduct; however, if an officer has said that they are pressing charges, then the best thing to do would be to follow up with the local court periodically to see if they did.

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Q: I know this is a long shot or if anything will come of this besides my answer I'm looking for or if anything can be done

I live in a small town in Mississippi as where the police dept I believe don't just do their job in some aspects but go far above and beyond the area of rights and I feel the deliberate disregard for one's rights giving the date place. And whom they are stopping!!! It's as if... Read more »

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jul 24, 2022

Without more information, it's very hard to answer your question. Generally speaking, officers and prosecutors have a lot of discretion when it comes to prosecuting or pursuing charges against a person. Even if charges are filed, they can decide to drop the case or drop only certain parts of it.

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Q: Can an officer write a ticket issued to the car in a handicap?

Wrote the ticket when i was in a store and after which I came out to him asking for the placard which I provided he didn’t put my name on the ticket and he put the wrong street on it do i have a chance of fighting it?

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jul 12, 2022

Typically, unless your name is on the ticket, then there is not proper notice of a charge. Regardless, because you provided a placard, you have a good chance at getting the ticket dismissed, assuming that the officer turned in the ticket. Your best bet is probably going to be to contact the court... Read more »

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Q: Incorrect year of car on ticket for throwing out a cigarette on highway

Cost and can it be dismissed because of incorrect info on year of car

Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
answered on Jun 26, 2022

No, they will simply amend the ticket to show the correct year.

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Q: I got a ticket for window tint being too dark. Can proof of it being within legal limits still be provided after court?

The court said I had to pay it. However, a reputable business did the tint and when I got it tested by another business, it is indeed legal all the way around the car. How can I provide this to court after I've already had court? It seems asinine (and more like theft) to force someone to pay a... Read more »

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on Jun 23, 2022

Unfortunately, if you have already been found guilty, then you are precluded from being able to bring in new evidence that you could have gotten prior to your court date.

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Q: Can an EMS pull you over?

I came up on an accident as I was headed home from work. As I approached the scene I was flagged to come on by so I proceeded through. As I was passing through the apparent supervisor hollered at me to “slow down” at this point I was maybe doing 5-10 mph on an extremely narrow road. So I keep... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Jun 22, 2022

The issuance of a citation/ticket under these circumstances is most likely valid, however the ticket is simply an accusation that you committed an infraction-----based on your post, there are legal defenses available to you, as well as perhaps the less than common sense of the EMS people out there,... Read more »

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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?

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on May 13, 2022

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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Q: What if the ticket I got have the wrong year of the car on it will the judge dismiss it?

Got 2 tickets today for no license and not stopping at a stop sign. But the officer wrote on both tickets it's a 2023 the year of the car. But it's a 2002 model.

Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
answered on May 13, 2022

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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