It’s impossible to answer without knowing more. What specifically are you charged with? Do you have anything other than speeding tickets on your record? Where are you being charged? Contact an attorney directly.
I have contested this ticket and the court has sent me the video of the incident. It does not show how fast anybody is going and in the audio the trooper is heard saying that everyone was speeding and we were traveling in a pack, which is false. In the video you see the trooper pull over a truck... Read more »
It is sufficient if the judge believes that the trooper’s word constitutes truth beyond a reasonable doubt. The trooper could certainly consider evidence that you were driving as fast as the truck if he clocked the trucker and the other vehicles were right behind it.
I didn't park in handicap parking but I was parked in a space between 2 handicapp parking spots. But the thing is, a huge amount of snow was covering the space and when I removed the snow from the area, I later realized after the officer issued the ticket and left, - that the area wasn't... Read more »
"Pleading guilty with an explanation" to a judge will result in a conviction and perhaps reduced fine. But to ask for a "stay of adjudication" or better, the defendant or his or her defense attorney will need to speak with the prosecuting attorney (or in some metro counties,...Read more »
Im a very recent driver that was driving down a freeway as a 2 hour drive and was passed by 2 other cars and was being tail gated by the right lane. I decided to take the left turn once there were no cars in the way. I put on my cruise control that slows when Im close to the car above me. I set the... Read more »
Setting your cruise control at 14mph over the speed limit isn’t going to be a successful defense. Leave the lawyering to the lawyers and get an attorney. There may be other ways to keep it off of your record.
I did not get an in person ticket. Online, it shows a citation for a petty misdemeanor. i got a hearing notice that shows it is mandatory cri/traffic. do i need an attorney? this is for turning the wrong way on a one way
You never need an attorney just as you don’t need a plumber when your sink floods your bathroom. It would be helpful to have a professional but you can try on your own. Of course many of us offer a free consultation.
I'd suggest reaching out to attorneys directly. You don't provide enough information here to really answer your question. It's unclear where the tickets were issued, how many of them there are, whether they are at warrant status or not, misdemeanor vs. gross misdemeanor, etc.
The Dimler law only applies to 55 and 60 mph speed limit zones, for drivers other than those in a commercial vehicles or those who hold a CDL. (This is clear as can be, More details on my website.) The Minnesota Department of Public Safety, as a result, would place a 54 in 45 speed limit zone on...Read more »
What happens if you go beyond the 30 days? Does it matter if its a Sunday? I would Iike to contest my ticket for a continuance of dismissal, but I’m not from the area where i got the ticket. I was going 20 over the speed limit, but the ticket was only issued for 10 over, so is it wise to just... Read more »
Now state wants me to go get Dr opinion statement if I can drive. Go to eye Dr. Yo get eye exam and a mental health Dr. For an opinion statment if thinks I can drive vehicle safely. Is this normal process in Minnesota. And take road and written drivers test. Within 28 days.
I was in an accident due to a failure to yield left and they found me at fault for the accident. I was told by the officer in charge that I would be able to pay my citation and plead guilty for the charge, but now it says I have a mandatory court appearance. It is a misdemeanor for crim/traffic and... Read more »
If the officer checks the "property damage or injury" box on the citation, the court appearance becomes mandatory. That means failure to appear will result in an arrest warrant. A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by a maximum of 90 days jail, though jail is rare in cases like this....Read more »
My mother passed away Nov 16th my brothers were supposed to give me 300,000 so I if a divorce would not be homeless it was a personal wish of my mother. I even hired an attorney but my brother with the funds the most said I don't care about you And I wrote one more letter for him to explain... Read more »
I was behind the bus but passed it before it started to slow down or put on it’s lights. I received a call for cop who told me the bus driver gave them my plates but I could fight the ticket in court. I have no witnesses as I was alone in my car. Is it possible to fight and win this? I was... Read more »
Paying the fine is a guilty plea and it will go on your record. It will also likely affect your insurance rates. You should consider challenging the ticket. An attorney can help make success more likely.
Paying the fine is the equivalent of a guilty plea. I would contact the court tomorrow and set something up with a hearing officer. The court won’t do anything with the citation today because it’s Sunday.
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