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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Municipal Law for Minnesota on
Q: I was stopped arrested in my affidavit says a citation was issued I was not given a copy of said citation

Or given opportunity to sign the citation

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
answered on Sep 18, 2022

I'm a bit unsure about the question, since some of the terminology used in it may be different than as used by attorneys. A traffic stop alone is not an "arrest." When a driver is issued a citation by a police officer, that is done instead of an arrest, normally. In any event, you... Read more »

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Q: I had a municipal marijuana charge in Missouri when I was 17 out of state and now I'm 18 but wasn't able to make it to

Court when I was 17. I don't know what happend to the charge, would it get dropped or would I have a warrant for my arrest out there?

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
answered on Oct 16, 2018

If it's a question about a Missouri case, you could post the question under the appropriate Missouri category so that a Missouri lawyer will see it, and perhaps answer it for you. In case you weren't aware, this was posted in Minnesota, the wrong state for the question.

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Q: What is meant specifically on a Vehicle Tow - Impound Report?

Vehicle Mandatory Holds

Vehicle Conditions of Release

Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
answered on Feb 26, 2018

The vehicle conditions of release are what things you have to deal with to get the vehicle back. Typically, they would require that there is proof of insurance on the vehicle and that the impound fee be paid before it is released.

Mandatory holds would reference whether there is a reason...
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