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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I have a fta from 2 years ago theres been ALOT happen and I forgot my court date it's over driving with no license

I have never been in trouble b4 or after this so theres nothing else on me and I need this off of me but idk how the best way to do it is I just found out about my fta and I'm scared to death I have 2 small babies and I no longer live in the county same state but different co

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 1, 2020

Hire an attorney to go to court with you, recall the fta and get the matter resolved for you quickly.

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Q: Have a speeding ticket going over 20 mph over the speed limit. Don’t have any charges on my ticket, but do have a court

Date. Ticket doesn’t have reckless driving on it.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 27, 2020

It’ll probably be diverted.

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Q: Got pulled over doing 28 over.

my ticket says careless driving and speeding. I have a history of ptsd from a prior accident ; I was trying to pass a semi that was merging into my lane. What are the options and possible out come?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 20, 2020

Probably traffic school, no points and a fine and cost.

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Q: Got pulled over for doing 82 in a 55 on 65 south today in Jefferson co.

What is the worse and best outcome?

My ticket states speeding and careless driving.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 20, 2020

A plea to the amended charge of 25 over plus traffic school should get it resolved.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My husband has a court date April 13 at 1 pm for an arranment on traffic citiations in stanford KY is the court house
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 12, 2020

It won’t happen but you should call the district court clerks office tomorrow morning and confirm just to be safe. They will likely send him a summons letter with a new court date.

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Q: Should 13 year old dismissed traffic violations still come up on my background in kentucky?

They showed up on a background ck I just had done for the school district

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 2, 2020

Yes. They will appear on any background check unless or until you expunge them.

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Can I go to jail for not getting my license for court and they asked me to?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 26, 2020

Not likely due to the current external circumstances. However, once able, you should comply immediately.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: If I got pulled over without having a license , and I've never had one before and the cop never gave me a ticket ,

Just a warning do I have to go to court ? I should mention I'm also an indiana resident .

David William Spalding
David William Spalding answered on Mar 24, 2020

That's a big fat NO. IF the officer did not give you a ticket with a court date, and informed you that "this was just a warning" - you should not have to appear in court. Be mindful, though, that IF he did provide you with a ticket, most of the time (if not all of the time, and... Read more »

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Q: Pulled over for speeding, 87mph in a 55mph. First time getting a ticket. Will they suspend my license?

What could be the penalty or penalties? Are they likely to suspend my license?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 9, 2020

Depends on what county you got the ticket in.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: If i got caught with no insurance and exp. tags and exp. driver license, and my car got impounded and I cant get it out?

The car was in car lot name still and they signed it over to sheriff dept, can o get it dismissed

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 27, 2020

You need to hire a criminal defense attorney immediately.

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Q: I got a ticket for running a red light, but it was yellow.I was driving a semi.they dated the ticket for the court date

A year ago,is this.grounds for dismissal?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 15, 2020

Depends on the actual date of the traffic charge.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: Today I received a delinquency fine for $438 from back in 2006 which was 14 years ago. How is this possible?

I have made sure I payed all my fines before I moved states 7 years ago. Why would this come now?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 27, 2020

No idea. Call the clerk of the district court in the county where you got the ticket and inquire. That does seem unusual.

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Q: I got pulled over for going 75 in a 60 in Indiana, however i live in KY. This is my very first ticket, help!

Idk if i need to pay the ticket or go to court to try to get traffic school or something like that. This is new for me

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 24, 2020

Go to court and see if they will divert it (meaning if you don’t get another ticket in 90 or 180 days) they will dismiss it. Don’t just pay it bc you can do much better.

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Q: How long is an expired tag ticket good for in ky? 13 years old and just now coming up! I was arrested on a warrant onit

I can't recall the ticket. Was 13 years ago. Iv tagged 2 other vehicles in my name since that vehicle, it never came up. Iv been in the court house and in court and had my name ran several times in 13 years and it never came up ever. I was arrested in a warrant (first time ever arrested and I... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 23, 2020

If it is a warrant, it is good until the case is resolved. Get proof of registration from your county clerk For the vehicle in question as well as proof of your current registration and take it to court with you. They will likely dismiss the case upon presentation of this proof.

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Q: where do i go to pay seatbelt ticket when not attending court date in kentucky?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 22, 2020

Courthouse in the county where you received the ticket.

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Q: Got pulled over and my insurance had expired, but now have new insurance. What should I expect?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 13, 2020

Fine and conditionally discharged time on a plea of guilty to no insurance.

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Q: Jefferson Co. KY impounded my car They have a hold for investigation . How do I get them to release it?

There was a legal handgun in car. I do not have a felony . I dont have any tickets or outstanding warrants. How do i get it released. The storage is going to end up costing more than cars value.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 5, 2020

You will have to go to the court in which the case is pending and ask for an order returning the vehicle. If it is actual evidence of a crime, you probably won’t get it back until the case is resolved. If it is not actual evidence, you can probably get an order returning it within a reasonable... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Someone hit my dog with their car in a 15mph zone and did not stop or notify me of the incident.

The vet bill is $355 and will be more charges in the coming 8 weeks, a neighbor said he saw who did it and pointed them out to me. It is clear they were definitely speeding well over the limit based on the injuries. What can I do?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 28, 2019

File suit against them in District Court in our county.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I had wreck and didn't have insurance no one was hurt should I have to pay restitution

I just bought the vehical and was told it had insurance for a few more days till I got mine put on but didnt

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 13, 2019

Yes. You must pay restitution for the damages. You may have a claim against the seller for misrepresentation but you still have to pay.

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