I got a ticket because my registration was revoked due to lapse of insurance. I got my car insured, got my tag and registration fixed after paying all fines through the DDS. I paid my ticket before my court date and received a letter saying my license was suspended because of my ticket. I thought I... Read more »
If you plead guilty (by paying the ticket) to driving on suspended registration it triggers a 6 month suspension of your drivers license. You need to contact a Georgia traffic attorney to see if you can withdraw your guilty plea and try to negotiate a plea to a different offense.
I hit a car and notified owner of place but not vehicle. I left and got a call because someone got my tag number. I returned to the scene the next day and was givien a citation. I have to go to court so will i have to serve jail time for this? I already have 3 points on my license also. If i get... Read more »
A judge can sentence you for up to 12 months in jail and $1,000 fine for any misdemeanor charge. I would recommend contacting a local criminal defense attorney to get specific information about the court where the charge is pending.
If you go to the court date, the judge may be able to place you on probation for up to 12 months so that you can pay the fine off during that time. I would also ask the prosecutor to drop the speed by 10 m.p.h. so it doesn't carry any points on your license.
Three weeks later they are charging me $222 for something called a super speeder my question is do I have the right to pay for this additional fee after I have already paid for the ticket and why do they have the right to add on additional fees after I have already paid for my ticket
You don't need to bring your citation to court, the main thing is to not forget the date, time, and place to show up. When they call your name, you can plead not guilty. Then ask to speak with the prosecutor to see if they can change the offense to something else that would carry no points.
The answer is, it depends. Georgia law requires the driver of a vehicle, meeting any stopped school bus, stop before reaching the bus when the visual signals indicating that traffic should stop are in operation.
It may be best to consult an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of...Read more »
The short answer is no, you cannot successfully fight the ticket. Georgia law states that drivers of a vehicle approaching a stop sign shall stop at a clearly marked stop line or, if there is no stop line, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, if there is no...Read more »
He can stay in jail until there is a probation revocation hearing in front of a judge. At that time the judge will determine if the person can continue on probation or if his probation will be revoked and he is sent to prison on his original charges. Always best to hire an attorney for the best...Read more »
The answer to your question is yes under certain conditions. The DDS reduces reinstatement fees by 50% for drivers who certify their inability to pay the entire reinstatement fee based on answers from the Household Information section of the Pauper’s Affidavit. Please note, DDS does not offer the...Read more »
As a driver in Georgia living near a national cemetery, I meet funeral processions more often than drivers in other locations. The "custom" here is for oncoming traffic to stop -- sometimes pulling over, but sometimes in the travel lane -- until the procession is past. I know this is done in a... Read more »
Georgia law provides that funeral processions have the right of way at intersections, unless they are approached by an emergency vehicle or signaled by a law enforcement officer to let other vehicles pass. It is illegal to cut into a procession’s line of vehicles and to pass a procession on a...Read more »
My insurance company found contributory fault based on investigation. The other party hit the tail end of my car and I had made it through the turn, no speeding, she came from around another vehicle that was stopped and that is when she hit me. She also had expired registration tags. Is this... Read more »
The short answer is yes, you can be fined and/or removed if you’re parked on private or public property containing signs about designated parking spots. It helps if there is a warning about penalties for violators. To avoid the headache, it is best to park elsewhere.
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