If he doesn't show, you definitely need to ask that the case be dismissed, since you have the right to confront him. That being said, depending on the judge, be prepared for the prosecutor to try and continue the matter until a future date to allow the officer to appear.
Not necessarily. The only thing that the officer would need to establish would be that he had a reason to suspect that you violated a traffic law. That being said, the search of your vehicle could be challenged, because there is a particular process that the officer would need to follow in order to...Read more »
Basically I had a warrant because someone either driving my car, or with a car like mines was running from highway patrol.. so I have all these tickets, but I have witnesses that was with me the whole time. Between my tag being stole the day before, and dropping my car off at the body shop... Read more »
Depending upon the location of the vehicle, this abandoned vehicle may have been a traffic hazard. This would permit a police officer to clear a potential accident hazard from the shoulder of the road. Most wait 12 hours or more.
I would be very curious to see an official copy of this policy. While there may be some statutes that allow for jail time following a conviction, simply getting a citation does not automatically mean mandatory detainment.
One would definitely think so. There have been several instances where officers pull someone over, not provide an official citation, and then still pursue it anyway...all of which is in violation of the statute and therefore invalid.
Likely not, as most people are not put in jail for tickets. That being said, as long as you are still paying towards your older charge, you should still be good to go. As to the car accident, I would encourage you to reach out to a lawyer, as you may be entitled to compensation if the other driver...Read more »
It really depends. Sometimes, a prosecutor may do away with the ticket because of the circumstances; however, there would need to be more information. I would highly encourage you to reach out to a criminal defense and personal injury to discuss further, not just for the ticket, but also for being...Read more »
Off of 12 w right when you are at to get on the Hwy I heard a boom my airbags deyployed my passenger side busted out. My car was spinning out of control no cars were on the Hwy on my side when I hit the barrier it slowed me down got control turned blinkers nobody would stop. Called for police and... Read more »
Most counties in Mississippi will allow you to waive appearance and pay the tickets in full in order to avoid coming back to Mississippi. Depending on the circumstances, this could be an option for you. I would contact a Mississippi attorney to discuss this further.
Unfortunately, this is something that is fairly common, where the trooper casts a net to pull multiple cars over. What makes it worse is that there is no obligation on their part to actually show you the radar.
It could depend on what the parking regulations were, what the weather/visibility conditions were, the operation of your vehicle, and other factors. You could consult with an attorney in Mississippi who could examine the matter in further detail.
I was across from the officer at a 4 way stop I stopped and went the officer spun around as fast as I passed and said he pulled m over because of a hit on my tag he couldn't have read checked and heard that fast
I was passing through Mississippi after hurricane Katrina hit. I have since forgotten about them. I live in Texas. And it is the only thing preventing me from getting my license here. I'm also looking to get my CDL shortly there after. I just want to know if I can start a payment plan or... Read more »
It applies no differently than if you were a millionaire. Since you have been charged with a new crime, if it carries the possibility of jail time, then you are entitled to a public defender or appointed counsel if you cannot afford one.
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