It is common in some courts (especially St. Louis County Circuit Court), for it to take several months for a traffic ticket to get filed and a court date to be assigned. You can hire an attorney to get your tickets amended to non-moving, no-point infractions. You won't have to appear in court....Read more »
I no longer live in missouri(moved away in 2020) and just received something in the mail about a warrant. I’m flying internationally in a week and am worried I won’t be able to go/get back. Is it common for people to get arrested flying internationally for bench warrants?. I plan on taking care... Read more »
You can hire an attorney to lift the warrant and get your stop sign violation amended to a non-moving, no-point infraction so you won't have any points on your driving record (and your insurance company won't have a reason to raise your rates). You won't have to turn yourself in to...Read more »
Now, a year later, CaseNet continues to say 'case with PA'. Is this beyond the statute of limitations? When I called the court they said if there is no new date in a year I can forget about the ticket. True?
Not necessarily. The Prosecutor has 1 year from the date of the incident to file the charge. It is possible that the Prosecutor filed the charge within the 1-year statute of limitations, but the court clerk just hasn't set the case on a docket and notified you of the court date yet. If that...Read more »
You can show up at court, ask for a trial, and defend the case. A more practical option, if you wish to avoid points against your licenses, is to hire an attorney to contact the prosecutor and seek a "recommendation." That means your attorney would be seeking to have you plea to a...Read more »
I got a ticket for expired tags on 8/21/21. The highway patrolman said I could pay the ticket online. It's been way past the 10 day waiting period and the ticket is supposed to viewable online to pay, however when I enter my ticket number I keep getting the message that my ticket is with the... Read more »
i’m 17, 18 on december 29th. according to the officer, i was going 102 in a 70 zone and was issued a court date for november. this is my first offense. i also use the life360 app which states my top speed was 94mph. what should i do/expect?
Whether you were going 102, 94 or 71, it is still speeding in a 70 zone. Additionally, you do not indicate what you were cited for----was it for speeding or was it for reckless operation, which is a more serious charge. What you should do at a minimum is consult with a traffic ticket lawyer or a...Read more »
I'm seeking some advice for a friend not having proof of insurance 11 years ago when he was only 20, and, not appearing in court back in 2010. Now, there's an active warrant out for his arrest---I don't know what a judge would do in this case. I'm just wondering if he needs a... Read more »
Your friend can hire an attorney to lift the warrant and represent them for the 4-point "No Insurance" ticket. If your friend hires an attorney, they won't have to pay the bond, turn themselves in to police, or appear in court. If your friend provides proof that they now have...Read more »
Ticket 1: Not stopping for an Emergency vehicle. They spelled my first name wrong, and wrote the time for court date at 9pm when our local court closes at 4pm. He also scratched out the first court date he put and fixed it to the correct day.
Ticket 2: Driving without a License. I have my... Read more »
You will need to keep checking Missouri casenet online to see if the ticket has been filed. Once the ticket is filed, you will have to appear in court on the court date (either in person or virtually, depending on whether the court is having in-person court or virtual online court), or you can hire...Read more »
I have got a speeding ticket on April 2020 and was ready to pay for it as soon as it shows up on case.net. But it's been more than a year and the status stays "Case is still with PA". How long should I wait before it gets updated?
The statute of limitations in Missouri for misdemeanors is 1 year. That means the Prosecuting Attorney has up to 1 year from the date of the incident to file the charge against you. If it says "Case is still with PA" that means the Prosecutor has filed the charge but the court clerk has...Read more »
More details are needed, but to me the obvious answer is to hire him a competent or better criminal defense/traffic ticket lawyer who practices in the area where the prosecution is taking place and get this matter resolved. Use the Find a Lawyer tab and search for criminal defense/traffic ticket...Read more »
You can hire a traffic ticket lawyer to get your ticket amended to a non-moving, no-point infraction that won't cause points to be added to your driving record, and it won't cause your car insurance rates to increase. You won't have to appear in court if you hire an attorney to...Read more »
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