Hi I received a Order of Suspension letter from the State of Florida Division of Motorist Services. Someone used my license details (name / DOB /height) on a traffic citation and the county is taking me to court. The car details on the Citation are unknown to me and I can prove I was at a... Read more »
I have had a pretty bad year of driving to say the least. I have received four speeding tickets, two of them I have already paid, and two of them + the driving w/ suspended license pending because I have just hired an attorney to try and fight them. I am 19 years old and I was wondering what are my... Read more »
You should have had some idea your license was going to be suspended for not going to driver school, so I would question whether the issue that you were not informed of the suspension will be a valid argument regarding the third ticket.
The vehicle was moving pretty slowly, assume they think I was traveling too fast. Fairly certain I was going the speed limit. There is a school zone in the area, but did not appear to be active. This was in Florida. Can you get a ticket for speeding if a cop is not present?
Yes, it's a double negative, but it means what it says: in other words spontaneous statements ARE admissible even if they are hearsay. Also note subsection (18), admissions (your statement made to someone else).
The officer can probably testify as to your admission that you failed to...Read more »
My son received a traffic ticket and was cited for going 45 in a 35mph zone. In the notes field though the officer wrote that he clocked my son going 66. My son has never had a ticket before, he says he was going the speed limit, and because there are two different speeds on the ticket I can't... Read more »
My speeding ticket is in Virginia, the police man says I was above 101 mph and give me a court date saying that i must attend. However, I live in Florida and I am an international student and cannot skip classes. Thus, what is the ways of solving my problems with attending the court if it's... Read more »
You need to ask this question in Justia › Ask a Lawyer › Virginia › Traffic Tickets ›. A Florida lawyer can't really help you, unless that lawyer happens to also be licensed to practice law in Virginia.
Are you saying you were never pulled over for speeding? Do you believe someone used your identification? If so you should contact the Clerk's Office and get more details. You will have to prove that it was not you.
We bought a car in a neighboring state on Saturday. On Monday, dropping the car off at the mechanic to fix some basic problems then on on our way to the DMV, we got pulled over and got a ticket for not having a current plate. We got the plates later, but do we pay the ticket or do we fight since we... Read more »
It is best to hire an attorney to handle your ticket. Depending on the Officer the Attorney may be able to convince him or her to drop the ticket without having to go to trial, if you can show you immediately got the tag and plate.
I was pulled over by a cop who did a U-turn to get me and told his boss he pulled me over for my blue license plate lights (but gave me a warning on that) but then wrote me a ticket because he said I had flashing blue tail lights and that my blinker was blue, but when you turn on the car the lights... Read more »
You are not providing me with any specifics needed to provide you an answer, but this may be of some help. Florida Statute 316.650 provides that: Except for a traffic citation issued pursuant to s. 316.1001 or s. 316.0083, each traffic enforcement officer, upon issuing a traffic citation to an...Read more »
My fiancé received a letter from a law firm for tickets from 20 years ago for 2 tickets from another state. One for speeding 15 mph and one for possession of alcohol by a minor. It states he needs to appear in court or pay $500. Is this something they can still go after?
If the tickets were from another state, you should ask your question in the Justia section for that state. But the chances are that if he was ticket by a police officer a judgment of guilty has long-since been entered on those tickets; a SOL would not apply. There is an interstate compact on...Read more »
I borrowed a friend vehicle to go to the laundry mat, I got pulled over and ticketed for the tag on it not belonging to the vehicle, now I have court over ticket. It had a tag on the vehicle but it didn't belong on that vehicle
Forgot to give me the other ticket even though he issued two tickets . One for my Colorado dl since I’m in Florida and one for turning on a red. The ticket he gave me was for my license. But he forgot to personally hand me the turning ticket which is 6 points. So my question is do I still have to... Read more »
I believe the officer has to give you the ticket for it to be enforced. But what do you mean that he also gave you a ticket "for [your] Colorado dl since [you are] in Florida". It's not a violation of law to drive in Florida with an out-of-state license.
Me and my father are living in Florida, and he got the Nevada Driver's License, because there he has the documents that they required. We bought a car in Colorado. But now we are in Florida, with Nevada drivers license only, we don't have the required documents to get a Florida's... Read more »
You probably want to speak with an immigration attorney in Florida. If you do get pulled over, the officer may ask questions that could reveal your legal status in the country. If the jurisdiction in which you are pulled over has an interagency agreement with ICE, simply being pulled over and...Read more »
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