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Q: My son was driving my car and hit a empty parked car but left the scene. He was ticketed for leaving the scene

He lives out of state and has a court date; does he have to return or can an attorney speak for him with him being present in court?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Nov 3, 2017

The attorney can find out from the judge but it'll look way better if he comes back as the whole thing happened because he left. As they say the "optics" are bad if he can't be there. The attorney can try to rearrange the date or time so that it's first thing Monday or Last thing Friday or whatever... Read more »

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Q: Hrs 286-207 exemptions certain vehicles. Part 8

Does this mean I don't have to register,license, and insure my automobile? Thank you

Peter N. Munsing answered on Apr 8, 2017

You are missing something. The DMV doesn't agree with you.

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Q: Someone is accusing me and my fiancé of crashing into their car. We weren't there and they have no actual proof.

They are posting it everywhere on Facebook and getting people to attack us. The person who crashed into their parked car left a note and the number isn't my fiancé but somehow brought them to his Facebook account. What should we do?

Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 2, 2017

Notify your insuance to be on the safe side. Have an attorney draft a cease and desist letter. They can also give you a couple of short sentences you can respond to. If they aren't getting a rise out of you, sooner or later they will find something else.

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