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Q: I get over weight ticket in indiana porter county pine township my weight was 83600 but the shipper documents are n

Not the same with the load they load me and there is a court apointment the shipper papper say the weight is 40000 but it was over they lie am i still going to be fined if yes and how much? Thank you

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Sep 26, 2019

You are posting under Nebraska. If the ticket was given in Indiana, Indiana laws apply. You may want to re-post your question under Indiana law and contact an attorney licensed to practice in Indiana.

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Q: I received a ticket while being a passenger in a car. I got a ride to work from a coworker. He had expired plates.

He got a ticket for less than a half an ounce of marijuana in the driver side door and it is on video. They impounded the car and left us on the side of the road. He was fired. I couldn’t drive at the time because I have seizures and I had to be seizure free for six months. That morning I needed... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Jul 16, 2019

It is possible for multiple occupants of a vehicle to be found guilty of drug possession charges when there are drugs in the car. That being said, the burden is on the prosecution and, depending on the specific facts of the case, all vehicle occupants may not be guilty if one person has illegal... Read more »

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Q: with somebody that got pulled over for expired plates and they got a ticket for less than half ounce of marijuana

I needed a ride to work in the morning it was early morning he got pulled over for expired plates he was a coworker and he was fired. The sheriff in pounded the car and we had to walk from the interstate. They gave him a ticket for expired plates and half less than half ounce of marijuana. They... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Jul 16, 2019

It is possible for multiple occupants of a vehicle to be found guilty of drug possession charges when there are drugs in the car. That being said, the burden is on the prosecution and, depending on the specific facts of the case, all vehicle occupants may not be guilty if one person has illegal... Read more »

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Q: I got a citation for failure to yield. The ticket was dismissed. I am being charged for an accident that I didnt creat

My insurance was cancelled 10days before this accident so the DMV says Im liable for $957 of damages to the person at fault for wrecking both vehicles for his failure to yeild to me in a roundabout.

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Jul 16, 2019

I'm not sure what your question is. If you've been charged with a crime or a traffic offense, then you should retain a criminal defense attorney. If you are being sued for civil damages and you'd like the opportunity to prove the accident was not your fault, then you should retain an attorney... Read more »

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Q: I got pulled over In Nebraska and my Iowa license was suspended. No ticket but do have court. What happens next??

I didn’t know it was suspended and I’m unsure if what’s next. Will I go to jail? Suspended due to child support

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Jun 27, 2019

Your question is a little unclear. If you are charged with driving under suspension, the penalty depends on your specific charge and whether you have prior driving under suspension charges, among other factors. Generally, a party has a strong incentive to get the child support office to comply... Read more »

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Q: Can you ask for another officer to be on the scene if you do not trust the one who pulled you over?

My ex girlfriends dad is a cop and I recently called her out on social media for cheating on me while not meaning to intend harm on her. Her mom messaged me and said "you dont know who youre messing with" (by the way is that considered a threat by law and is there anything I can do about it?) So im... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Jun 10, 2019

A person doesn't get to choose the law enforcement officer to interact with. That being said, if a law enforcement officer has a family member that is making threats, it may be time to seek a protection order or to report the incident to the law enforcement's internal affairs division.

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Q: My 16 yr old son backed into an unoccupied vehicle, then left without giving info. Does he need a lawyer for court?

This is his first ever issue with the law, he is a good student & a respectful teen, he was scared & didn't know what to do, the unoccupied vehicle wasn't parked in a marked parking area, and this incident happened on private property, our insurance took care of all damages right away. I'm very... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 11, 2018

Yes. Find one who handles citations in that court. Make sure person was paid. Ask them for something showing they paid that your son can show the Court.

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Q: I have a court date on the 17th for a ticket can i get it pushed back a few days by asking to take it to juvenile court?
Brendan Michael Kelly
Brendan Michael Kelly answered on Jan 15, 2018

While you may be able to the first court date is generally an advisement hearing. Best to get a lawyer and have them file a motion to have the matter moved to juvenile court.

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Q: Who is responsible for registration tags affixed 60-399 on licence plate of company vehicle driven by employee
Brendan Michael Kelly
Brendan Michael Kelly answered on Aug 2, 2017

The owner of the vehicle or the company. Any licensed driver of the vehicle would be held responsible for any violations. The company may later be subjected to civil suit for any violations they subjected an employee to.

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Q: Using the turning lane to pass when both right lanes are blocked by a const. truck protected by a police car.

A construction vehicle was in both right lanes of the street. The two left lanes and turning lane had no vehicles in them. Is it illegal to go around the obstruction using the turn lane?

Brendan Michael Kelly
Brendan Michael Kelly answered on Jul 31, 2017

I hate to say it but it likely is illegal. I may not be if you come to a complete stop and than proceed forward, at least that would be the argument to the prosecution.

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Q: I have autism. New unexpected situations are difficult. I might have to appear in court how can I make it easier

I have autism. I struggle with a lot of things most of which I hide because I can control everything. I have a stupid question. I got a court appearance ticket for traffic accident. I don't know how to act in court. I do know the general idea, but not all the rules. The not knowing makes me... Read more »

Brendan Michael Kelly
Brendan Michael Kelly answered on Jul 18, 2017

Get a lawyer to help. Part of a lawyers job is to help people facing trouble and doing the talking for them.

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Q: I have an old traffic case in Colorado(12 years ago)I currently reside in Nebraska and just renewed my license valid

I had an old traffic case in Colorado but just renewed Nebraska license is my license valid

Brendan Michael Kelly
Brendan Michael Kelly answered on Apr 25, 2017

You Nebraska license is valid but you will still need to take care of the warrant so that they don't request NE revoke it based on the warrant. Contact a lawyer in Colorado to clear up the warrant and you should be good to go.

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Q: Must you stop when exiting an alley
Ryan P. Sullivan
Ryan P. Sullivan answered on May 13, 2011

Yes. The driver of a vehicle emerging from an alley, driveway, private road, or building shall stop such vehicle immediately before driving onto a sidewalk and shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian approaching on any sidewalk. Before entering the highway, the driver shall yield the... Read more »

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