Connecticut Traffic Tickets Questions & Answers

Q: I received a parking ticket in Bridgeport CT for parking too close to a crosswalk. other states say signage is key.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Feb 4, 2019
Max Lavit Rosenberg's answer
You can contest the ticket and take it to court. You may be able to persuade the state's attorney that you are correct.

Q: : A friend got a ticket and a court date she used her sister's info can she go to court like she's her sister?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Jul 6, 2018
Max Lavit Rosenberg's answer
Do not defraud the court. This is a ridiculous question. I am trying to imagine a situation where an attorney will write in a public forum that it would be ok to defraud the court. Again, do not defraud the court.

Q: Hello I was recently involved in an accident.. I was issued a court summons without a docket number Is this vaild!?.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on May 23, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
If the summons is for the ticket there may or may not be a docket number. However you don't want to ignore it. You want to have a lawyer who handles cases before the court in the county where it happened handle it.

Q: I'm being sued, what do I need to do?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Connecticut on
Answered on Mar 29, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Notify your insurance.Call them, send them a fax with the claim# on it, send them a certified return receipt letter. Enclose a copy of the complaint or writ or both.

Q: CT - my son who is 29, was pulled over for driving on a suspended license. For not paying a ticket in Norwich

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Jan 20, 2017
Brian Lehman's answer
Here is the listing of lawyers in Norwich who may be able to help you. https://www.justia.com/lawyers/traffictickets/connecticut/norwich

Traffic tickets are one of those areas of law where it is a really good idea to get a lawyer who specializes in them and who also appears in that court frequently. Don't just go with any lawyer. You could call or email the lawyers on that list, get a price quote and go with the one you feel most comfortable with.

I highly recommend that...

Q: Given a 14-298 in connecticut by a state trooper. Nothing else was written except for that. Will it affect my insurance

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Dec 8, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
Are you sure that it wasn't a 14-298a? The section you cite isn't a traffic violation. 14-298 established the Office of the State Traffic Administration,

Q: Can police ask a passenger to turn over their legally owned firearm during a traffic stop?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 14, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
No, you should not have to turn over your fire arm if you have you permit on you and you are not suspected for a crime. Did the officer demand you turn over the fire arm?

Q: My complaint ticket was due yesterday (unreg veh) -- paid first thing this morning - will I have license auto suspened?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 14, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
No your license should not be suspended automatically. The system should have caught up shortly after you paid the fine.

Q: Can I pay my 240$ motor vehicle ticket in Connecticut and have my warrent go away cause I payed it

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 14, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
It should. Get receipts for payment - and make a copy of the check. The fine may have accumulated penalties and interest over the years so you should check on that.

Q: 3 tickets before age 18. Completed driving course.Just got 5th ticket. 19 mph over speed limit.What happens to license?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 14, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
Your license won't be suspended indefinitely but you very likely will have to re-take the driver retraining course.

Q: I recieved a Complaint/infraction ticket of possion of alcohol. Currently on Probation. what do I do??

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 14, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
You posted this a month ago - that you were going to your probation officer the following morning. So how did that meeting go? What did you tell your probation officer? You might have a follow up question to post here.

Q: I am 17 and got my first ticket for speeding, going 52 in a 30. Will my liscence be suspended? If so for how long?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 14, 2016
Sally A. Roberts' answer
No you will not lose your license - you just need to pay the ticket. The fine does not appear to be unreasonably high to me.

Q: Suspended license in CT didnt know about or wasnt informed what can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Connecticut on
Answered on Aug 31, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
You have done what you can do, but ask if there is anything that you can do. Go see a local attorney about this.

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