Georgia Traffic Tickets Questions & Answers

Q: Hello, I believe I have a warrant in Fulton County. But no one will give me info as I'm out of state.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Legal Malpractice for Georgia on
Answered on Jan 6, 2019
David Edward Boyle's answer
I would encourage you to hire a lawyer who practices law in the jurisdiction that issued the ticket. If you have a fail to appear warrant you can order a copy of your driving history online with georgia dept of driver services.

Q: Did not receive notice tags were due. Completely forgot to renew. Any way to preclude from having a misdemeanor?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Dec 5, 2018
Ecleynne Mercy's answer
I need more information... if you get valid tags depending where the ticket is or who the prosecutor is may not stop the traffic citation or the misdemeanor. Your best bet is to get a lawyer who is familiar with the area and who can give you solid honest advice. I hope this helps.

Attorney Ecleynne Mercy

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Q: could my citation potentially be dismissed due to invalid information?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 28, 2018
Ecleynne Mercy's answer
To be real honest because the other driver happens to be law enforcement it gets a little more tricky. It may not be as simple as just saying he's "Nope didn't do it". You will need to do more. There are motions that must be made and subpoenas may be necessary to keep law enforcement honest. You will want to get your own attorney because your insurance company will not represent you in the traffic citation. However, what happens with the citation will effect the accident case. I hope this...

Q: Will we have to appear in court?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 27, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
Depends. I would need to see the citation that you were issued.

Q: I was givencitation a video proving I stopped before entering a roadway will this help me in court to get it dismissed

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 26, 2018
Harley Wagner's answer
Possibly. Self-representation is full of problems, because the rules of court, such as submitting evidence are complex.

It would be best to get a public defender, or a traffic lawyer to assist you.

Plus, depending on the court, you may need to move your case to a jury court, and not just leave it at municipal court.

Q: While I was getting booked in at LCSO I had the pleasure of watching an on duty officer that is (NOT) a diabetic give a

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Probate for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 12, 2018
Seth Meyerson's answer
That someone else may be breaking the law is not a defense for your violation; you need a lawyer.

Q: I got my first ticket driving 80 on 55, in GA, paid the citation, I now received a notice of my license being suspended.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 12, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
How old are you? If under 21, paying such a ticket suspends your license. They might be a way to overcome this, but I need more information from you, and you need to act quickly, as there are time constraints.

Q: Is it possible to avoid suspension of license for a speeding ticket. (Clocked by radar at 24 mph over limit)

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 8, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
It is possible, but it will take a lot of work on your part (defensive driving, etc.). I strongly suggest that you hire an attorney who practices in the court where your case is pending. He/she will be able to advise you of the best things to do to help save your license. Good luck.

Q: Do you have to use your turning signal when coming out of a store or a driveway by law?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
OCGA 40-6-123:

(a) No person shall turn a vehicle at an intersection unless the vehicle is in proper position upon the roadway as required in Code Section 40-6-120 or turn a vehicle to enter a private road or driveway or otherwise turn a vehicle from a direct course or change lanes or move right or left upon a roadway unless and until such movement can be made with reasonable safety. No person shall so turn any vehicle without giving an appropriate and timely signal in the manner...

Q: A chamblee officer gave me a citation for a violation committed out of the limits of the city of Chamblee. That is righ?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
Possibly. It depends on a number of factors that are unknown here, such as if he observed you committing the violation in Chamblee. I need a lot more information to better advise you.

Q: Does “following too closely” add points to your license?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
Yes, it does. Consult with an attorney to discuss how to avoid having points on your license.

Q: My son just turned 18 never been in trouble but recently was arrested for fleeing and alluding a officer on a 4 wheeler

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 31, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Simple the person who has the legal skills to help your son called lawyer or attorney

Q: Ive comply requirements on two dui in diff probations i havent had my lic in past 8 yrs and all classes done all done

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Sep 25, 2018
David Edward Boyle's answer
If you have 2 DUI's and 1 child endangerment by DUI charge then you would be a habitual violator and your license would be suspended for 5 years. After 2 years you can get a limited permit as long as your car has an ignition interlock device installed on it. If you violated your permit and got additional suspended license charges that would complicate the situation and create intervening suspensions. I suggest you go to the DDS and obtain the paperwork that state what you have to do to...

Q: So I got a ticket for having blue tag lights and on the ticket it says operating unauthorized vehicle with blue lights

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Sep 17, 2018
Ecleynne Mercy's answer
It depends on so many things. That would literally be on a case by case basis based on the Solicitor or the County.

Q: If the court date on a speeding citation in the state of GA cause it to be invalid in any way?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
Forrest Clinton Barbour's answer
None of this invalidates the ticket.

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