Paying the fine on the ticket finalized the matter and it is on your record permanently. It is virtually impossible to "remove" any conviction; the objective is to avoid anything from ever being reported. Next time, call an attorney BEFORE you pay anything or do anything with the court. Good luck
Did you have insurance on the car when you were stopped? If not, and the officer made a clerical error, then the citation was properly issued. If insurance was in force on the date and time in question, take proof of insurance to the court where the ticket is filed and request dismissal. Calling...Read more »
I was in a three car collision, I being the third car. I was not under the influence of any substances. Police were called and statements were taken, no citations were given. 6 days later I receive a citation in the mail for following too closely, but the date and time where wrong. It was written... Read more »
Assume the officer was preoccupied and made a clerical error. Whether the State will pursue prosecution depends on if enough information was gathered to generate a complaint (an error on the ticket itself is not sufficient to cause dismissal). Calling an attorney may help. Good luck.
I was pulled over for speeding, I received 3 citations; speeding, expired license (1/28/2020 I was in college and I didn't have much time to schedule a test or renew it) and breaking a restriction( I was driving with a permit, I need someone over 21 with me ) This happened 3/1/20 and I was... Read more »
You cannot resolve a moving violation through a defensive driving class if you don't have a valid driver's license. Talking with a Judge can't hurt. Talking with an attorney first would be better. Good luck.
I got a traffic citation for speeding in Michigan 2 years ago and never paid it and a bench warrant is issued. I currently living across the country in Texas now. A friend had said it got taken care of and never worried about it again til I tried to get my license down here in Texas. I called the... Read more »
It is possible for an officer to mail a citation, giving notice of where and when to appear in court.. No one in this forum. however, will know exactly what will or did happen in your particular case and why you were not given a ticket at the scene. If you do receive something in the mail about...Read more »
My boyfriend was buying the Car from an individual and had to get temporary tags. I got pulled over and couldn't find the insurance card and the police told me that they couldnt verify insurance by running a temporary tag and arrested me for driving with license invalid without financial... Read more »
The question is whether the car was insured on the date and time the ticket was issued; proof of current insurance will not dismiss a no insurance citation. Get a letter from your insurance company that the cat was insured on the date of the ticket.
At arraignment th police report says that I was stopped for no seatbelt .I was charged with DWI he claims the oder of alcohol and glossy eyes. On the way out I stopped at traffic ticket office and there is no seatbelt ticket under my i.d Was that a lawful stop?
The no seatbelt reason is the probable cause for stopping you. A police officer does not write the ticket for the no seatbelt because a DWI is a more serious crime. Nevertheless, a judge may find that the probable cause was not reasonable. Hopefully, you landed in a friendly Houston Harris County...Read more »
You might consider contacting the Client-Attorney Assistance Program (CAAP) to re-establish communication with the attorney. Call (800) 932-1900 or see https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/ForThePublic/ProblemswithanAttorney/CAAP/default.htm
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