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Q: Can you get a ticket for illegal parking in a handicap spot without a handicap permit while you are sitting in your car?

As soon as I parked there a motorcycle traffic coo pulled up in 5 seconds and gave me a ticket. I said I'm not using the spot just calming my kid as he was throwing a fit.

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Q: Can I get a ticket dismissed if the officer knowingly lied about posted speed limit on my ticket?

I was in a 70mph zone, clocked in a 70mph zone and stopped just before the 65mph sign but he wrote me a ticket as if I was in the 65mph zone. He falsified a document.

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Q: Please I need help. I don’t know if I should have a lawyer with me or not when I go to court

I don’t know what the citation is for but I’ll provide it when I asked for it . I had got mixed up into some trouble on the reservation here in El Paso texas Ana and I am scared. So my question to you is should I have a lawyer present with me or not. I’m not sure If it’s my traffic or the... Read more »

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Q: What happens if my teenager gets two speeding tickets in Texas within 6 months?

In may 2022 she was 16 and cited for speeding >10%. Juv. Case manager suggested defensive driving. Pled no contest. Completed DD in August. Now she's turned 17 and the same officer has stopped her and again ticket for speeding >10%.

We are veryworried she may lose her license.... Read more »

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Q: I have 2 speeding tickets in Ok and has a hold on my license, I cannot pay ticket in full, I’m in Texas please help

I use my license to work and it’s stopping me from making money to pay any ticket or court fines, can I come there to be arrest to see a judge.

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Q: I have 2 identical cars. I was issued citation for expired registration but the ticket was written in the wrong vehicLe.

I didn’t understand y until I got home and saw the wrong plates on the vehicle. Can I fight the ticket or will they issue a citation for fictitious plates

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Q: How long do I have to get my vehicle out of being towed in storage after it was towed

In other words if it was towed on the 27th of the previous month do I have 30 days to get it out

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Q: I received a ticket the other day for merging into a straight lane from a turning lane as "disregard for traffic device"

I realized that the officer signed on the defendant area that says "I agree to appear in court and/or pay the fine" could this be grounds for them to dismiss the ticket?

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Q: I accidentally taking the defensive driving course before the court approval. Can I still use the certificate later?

If they approve, can I still be able to submit the certificate? I haven’t used the certificate for any other purposes. I just misunderstood the steps.

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Q: I was pulled over and the officer got my speed wrong and I have proof. How do I fight it?

She wrote me for 45 in a 35 but I have proof (GPS tracking) I was doing 40. How do I fight this?

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 12, 2022

CAVEAT: I DO NOT REPRESENT CLIENTS IN TRAFFIC TICKET CASES, but

Driving over the speed limit is a crime, whether it's one mile over or ten. Many cities have "tiered" speed limit fines. In Houston, your fine would be $195 for going 10-14 mph over the speed limit, but only...
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Q: I have multiple traffic tickets that turned into warrants in Dallas and Arlington and dalworthing Gardens ..

I would like to get them all resolved/lifted and put on payment plan if that possible

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Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Aug 12, 2022

It is unlikely an attorney will reach out to you, but it is possible. I recommend that you use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for traffic ticket/criminal defense lawyers in your area----call a few, discuss the specifics of your situation and then hire the one with whom you are most... Read more »

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Q: Does a ticket get dismissed if the officer doesn't show up?

I was in an accident and received a ticket for running the red light. I told the officer (truthfully) that there was a tree covering the stoplight and I couldn’t see it from the road. He said to go to court and tell the judge that, and it might be dismissed.

If the police officer... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
answered on Aug 12, 2022

I recommend that you use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search for traffic ticket lawyers in your area----call a few, discuss the specifics of your situation and then hire the one with whom you are most comfortable---this is the best route to maximizing your opportunity to mitigate and perhaps... Read more »

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Q: I was involved in a wreck. after 9 weeks I found out I was not at fault.

I had purchased insurance that covers my car only through my dealership(DS). they told me they would be in contact with the insurance company to get the repairs taken care of (they do some in-house repairs and what not) I requested a bill for the impound fees, the car was towed after the wreck 458... Read more »

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

Yes, you have some legal remedies and at this point in time I think you should consult with an accident/injury lawyer to guide you through this process, especially if you have physical injuries. Most accident/injury lawyers will provide a free consul so please take a few of them up on it and then... Read more »

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Q: Do I need to get a lawyer and how could it help

My so. Was involved in an accident. He was given a citation for failure to control speed but he was taken to the hospital under protective custody. One I got the police report there was also a DWI charge. Once he was released from the hospital they showed up at his house with a warrant &... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Aug 4, 2022

Yes, your son needs an attorney. Contact a lawyer who practices in the county where the case is filed. Good luck

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Q: If I sign the Citation as I pay the fine can I change it to go to court?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Aug 4, 2022

Signing a citation has no legal effect; the ticket is just a notice of when and where to appear for court. Paying the fine, however, finalizes the case.

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Q: Does it matter if a police officer writes out a ticket or citation in pencil instead of ink?

If this is so then would it vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction like most other rules?

Also, once officer has proclaimed that someone is driving without license especially in written form (e.a. ticket) are they allowed to let that person continue on with their drive after issuing such a... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III
answered on Jul 20, 2022

Short answer: no, it does not matter if an officer writes a citation in pen or pencil.

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Q: I need a lawyer to talk to the D.A on my behave one Texas as I live in idiana now. I had a warrant

Jailed in Texas in 2019. Was pulled over in Indiana because I live here now for more then over a year. I sat in Marion county jail for 9 days then they let me go, Texas didn’t wanna come get me. I can’t talk to the D.A they said I have to get a lawyer in Texas to talk to them and cut me a deal... Read more »

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Penny Wymyczak-White
answered on Jun 3, 2022

We cannot call you but you can call any lawyer on this site. Start calling lawyers and I ma sure one will be happy to call the ADA,

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