If you dropped a cigarette during the traffic stop but promptly picked it up afterward, it is less likely that you would be charged with littering. Littering charges typically involve the intentional and unlawful disposal of waste or objects in public spaces. In your case, it seems like a momentary...View More
In Arizona, being found with marijuana in a commercial vehicle is a serious offense that could lead to criminal charges and affect your commercial driver's license. If you and your boss are asserting that the marijuana wasn't yours, gathering evidence to support your claim will be...View More
She doesn’t know how speed she was driving but says couldn’t have been more than 90. The cop got her at 118 in the paper work with misdemeanor classification. She has no prior as ever. What could happen and how to take it forward.
Being cited for 118 I would hire a traffic ticket or criminal defense attorney to represent your wife in case the prosecution seeks to make an example out of her---furthermore, if she has defenses then it is best for a lawyer to present them. Better to pay some money for a lawyer now than the...View More
I have court tomorrow for a traffic citation (unsafe lane change) I request a continuance last week and haven’t heard back. I am currently unable to make it to court tomorrow because I am out of town for work. I’ve called the court and the city clerks they both said they can’t do anything and... View More
Call in the morning about 10 minutes before your appearance time. Check the court's website for the courtroom that you are assigned to and be sure that you are speaking with that courtroom's clerk. Is isn't a city clerk, it is a courtroom clerk. Or hire a traffic ticket attorney....View More
I was driving and I sped up to make it past the light that I felt was about to turn yellow. There was only one other car on the road and it was a truck in the next lane. I passed the truck but started to slow down once I made it past the light, but the truck was following me and it was dark.... View More
Based on everything you said, you should be hiring a lawyer to handle this for you. Every case is different so it is not possible to tell you what you will get unless you hire someone. We have seen some judges give people 3+ days of jail for criminal speeding first offense. Other judges might be...View More
Not 100% sure of AZ law, but in CA, on sale, the seller sends a notice of transfer to the DMV in order to give notice of the sale of the vehicle. I recommend you contact several attorneys in your area that practice this type of law, as soon as possible. Thank you for using Justia ask a lawyer.
My wife was rear ended by a commercial vehicle in Glendale Arizona the officer told her since there wasn’t $2000 worth of damage she wasn’t gonna write the driver a ticket. There was minimal damage done to my vehicle.But my grandson was in the car we took him to the emergency room he checked... View More
Thank you for the question. It could mean that a bench arrest warrant was issued. I would need more context to be able to answer the question accurately. If indeed an arrest warrant was issued, if you come into contact with law enforcement they will arrest you and take you to jail. You should reach...View More
I was getting a ride from acquaintance . I was sitting front passenger seat of a mini van.
I just got into the vehicle not only two miles down the road the cop pulls him over for making an illegal turn. The vehicle ended up being searched and the cops found a bag carrying illegal... View More
You would likely be charged with failure to control your vehicle (infraction) and leaving the scene of a property damage collision (misdemeanor). You will likely face a fine and a serious increase in your cost of insurance.
The judge is correct the time to argue facts are trial. I understand this is not the answer you were hoping to hear, in criminal cases there is not a Motion for Summary Judgment where you are permitted to get a ruling of guilty or not guilty based on undisputed facts prior to trial. You can...View More
I have moved to arizonia and need to get my drivers license however i am suspended in wa state because i am unable to pay the collections agency the 1000.00 a month i am on ssi i had prior arranements with the insurance company to pay 30.00 a month they told me it was 15,000 now they say its over... View More
No! You still have constitutional rights that protect you and your families. When it comes to being pulled over, the police must have a valid reason to pull you over. They cannot use the stay at home order as justification to pull anyone over and question them.
I rented a "sports" car for my vacation car for a week around 7AM. By 9AM I was on an intersection wanting to make a left turn. I had the green arrow in the traffic light so as I was about to turn, about 40-50 yards out a car hits the peddle and comes... View More
An Arizona attorney could advise best on this, as it would involve state-specific elements of insurance law for motor vehicle accidents. But your question remains open for four weeks. You probably have by now, but if you have not, I'd recommend consulting with an Arizona attorney because you...View More
Hello. You will need to contact an attorney in the city/town/county were the conduct occurred. Attorneys can only represent people in a State where they are licensed to practice law so it is unlikely you will be able to hire a local Phoenix attorney that is also licensed in New Mexico. You may be...View More
Sometimes facial errors are enough to have a ticket thrown out; the clerks may not be about to enter the ticket information into the court system without a date. BUT, the cop can always fill it in on his copy and file it that way. The cop's copy is the ticket, all you have is a carbon copy.
The answer is fairly simple however the process can be complicated. Essentially, you have to contact the MVD and have them provide you a copy of your driving record. You can typically do this online or in person. Then, on the report you will be able to see which court, if any, have a hold on your...View More
They eliminated suspended license as justification for impounding a vehicle but a REVOKED license will still get the vehicle impounded. Since no license is equivalent to revoked, law enforcement will likely impound the vehicle. The registered owner can petition for an early release of the vehicle...View More
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