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Q: I was trying not to miss an exit in pikeville Ky and cut through the white lines right in front of a cop.

I was trying not to miss an exit in pikeville Ky and cut through the white lines right in front of a cop. He pulled me over and cited me with careless driving with a court date and no way to pay my ticket until court. The problem is I received a speeding ticket going 80 in a 70 near Lexington... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 13, 2019

You need to hire a lawyer in each town to handle each ticket. They can minimize the effect on your license.

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Q: I got pulled over going 55 in 35mph school zone and was issued a citation to court for speeding. What will happen?

What will happen in court? I can not have my licenses suspended?

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 3, 2019

If you have little or no record, you may be able to get diversion or traffic school.

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Q: Do u have to go to court for expired driver's license if u have renewed them before the date on the ticket?

Timothy Denison answered on May 21, 2019

Check with your local district court clerk. Some will let you present proof to the clerk without having to go to court.

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Q: car for a dealership I lost my temporary tag now I have a citation for no registration plates

My temporary tag would have been expired the dealership then went the next day and transferred it

Timothy Denison answered on May 9, 2019

Just dhow the new tags and it should be dismissed.

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Q: citation for speeding in excess of 25 mph, no registration, and failure to change address.

The vehicle info and tag number on the citation do not match the vehicle I was driving. Is it possible to have the citation dismissed? The citation indicates there was no in-car video.

Timothy Denison answered on Apr 29, 2019

Possibly. Depends on whether there is video of the stop.

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Q: I didn't pay a seatbelt violation and now they are saying my license is suspended....is that possible?

Timothy Denison answered on Mar 11, 2019

Absolutely. If you fail to appear in court or resolve a citation, they notify the DOT to suspend your license.

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Q: Hi , I was pulled over for doing 76 in a 45mph zone tonight and was issued a citation. What penalties will I face?

I have a court date and this is the first offense ever. I was issued a speeding citation instead of reckless driving.

Timothy Denison answered on Mar 7, 2019

31 over is a license suspension level ticket. Where did this occur?

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Q: I have an unpaid speeding ticket and I’m worried I have a warrant or something. It was an honest mistake. What do I do?

I got a speeding ticket back in June and I had my mom send a check for me through the mail well my mom found the check underneath her car seat.. and I thought it had been paid the whole time and now I am so worried I have like a warrant out because of an unpaid fine. It was an honest mistake and I... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Feb 27, 2019

Check with the district court clerk in the county where you got the ticket. They can tell you the status of your case.

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Q: I was pulled over and the cop told me I would not be getting a ticket. Can I still get a ticket in the mail?

I was told he would have given me a ticket but he had to be at court. Also, can I check for tickets online since my license does not have my updated address on it.

Timothy Denison answered on Feb 19, 2019

No. If he didn’t give you a ticket at the scene, you will not be getting a ticket.

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Q: i got pulled over for going 10 mph over the speed limit on I-75. how much will my ticket and court cost be?

i was 17, but turned 18 before my court date.

Timothy Denison answered on Feb 5, 2019

Probably $20 fine plus court costs of $135 to $175.

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Q: What penalties am I looking at, best and worse case scenario, and what can I do to lessen my chance of jail time?

I live and work in KY but never got a new ID after I moved back here from Texas. I got pulled over for running a red light, I didn’t have time to stop, and I’ve never had a drivers license. My wife had a serious migraine at work and I ran home for her medication. Told the officers I didn’t... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Feb 2, 2019

Get your permit, registration and six months insurance. Hire a lawyer if you can. It is highly unlikely that you will receive anything other that fines and court costs.

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Q: I got a ticket for expired tags what do i need to do? Can i show proof and not have to show up to court?

Timothy Denison answered on Jan 29, 2019

Depends what county you’re in but probably. Check with the clerks office and they’ll tell you for sure.

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Q: Can I have led light modules that link to my turn signals on my car?

They would flash yellow in perfect sync with the normal signals.

Timothy Denison answered on Jan 25, 2019

Yes.

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Q: I have a bench warrant for no registration or insurance ticket i never received 3 years ago. What do i do?

My friend visited me from TX christmas of 16'. She drove my vehicle and got a speeding ticket. I was not in the car.

Fast forward to 2 weeks ago im getting new insurance and they tell me my license is suspended. I NEVER got a ticket notice or anything.

After calling all over trying... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jan 14, 2019

You definitely need an attorney to clean this up. There are several things you can possibly do but first you need the bench warrant set aside and a new court date.

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Q: They also suspended my DL licences so im not driving right now. Will they give me my lisence back. I have my auto tags

And my Auto Ins

Timothy Denison answered on Sep 16, 2018

It all depends on WHY your license was suspended, but there are likely ways for you to have it reinstated.

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Q: I got a citation for expired tags

I live in Louisville Ky. . got my dates mixed and rescheduled. I missed my 2nd court date because i did a school bus run and didn't get done until 1pm. What do i need to do cause i do not want jail time over expired tags.

Timothy Denison answered on Sep 13, 2018

Get your tags corrected and take them to the district clerks office and they should be able to resolve it for you.

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Q: I got charged with permit violation, failure to change address and expired tags, I got it all fixed but will I go tojail

Timothy Denison answered on Sep 7, 2018

Very likely since you corrected it all that you will just pay a fine.

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Q: For Failure to produce insurance card, if I have proof of coverage, plead guilty or ask for dismissal?

I did not have an updated insurance card at the time of the citation, but I have a letter from my insurance company stating I was covered at the time. Do I plead guilty with explanation and provide the letter at the arraignment, or can I ask the judge for dismissal of that charge?

Timothy Denison answered on Aug 20, 2018

If you had insurance st the time, ask for dismissal. Most courts will.

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Q: Can I get a drivers license in Georgia, if I have a suspended license for unpaid taxes in Kentucky?

Timothy Denison answered on Aug 18, 2018

No. Both states are on the National Register, meaning Georgia will see your Kentucky license suspension and refuse to issue you a license until the suspension in Kentucky is resolved.

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Q: Do you think I will lose my Drivers License?

I got pulled over for going 98 in a 55 in Kentucky. I am 18, Im 2 days away from starting college, and I have only had 1 previous ticket that was cleared (expired tags but I showed I updated them). But besides that I have a perfectly clean record. Im just in fear that I may lose my license, which... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Aug 17, 2018

It depends on what county you received the ticket in. Each county handles cases differently. Speeding 26 Over it great is a suspension level ticket and you should hire an attorney.

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