I mentioned this ticket to my lawyer later on I came to find out he marked yes to question 24 and 25 on part 12 of the application. Which imply being charged and convicted for a criminal offense. I was only given a speeding ticket and a fine. Should I say no to these questions in the interview and... View More
If your attorney is not going to the hearing or interview, then you may need another attorney to attend. You’ll need proof that you did not have a traffic offense where there was a fine for more than $500. Let the adjudicator decide whether the answer is yes or no. You were ‘cited’ for a...View More
I had been stopped by NC Highway Patrol at a checkpoint and asked for my identification. I asked if I had done anything wrong and would prefer not to ID if I didn’t commit a crime, that it was my understanding NC isn’t a Stop and ID State and felt being forced to do so would violate my 4th... View More
Police in many jurisdictions establish check points where they check all vehicles that pass through, mostly looking for DUI, but also for registration/license violations. These are advertised in advance in the newspapers or on the city website. At these checkpoints the law allows the officers to...View More
In North Carolina, a conviction for a moving violation leads to the addition of points on your driving record. These points remain on your record for three years. If you accumulate more than twelve points within a three-year period, your license will be suspended for sixty days. Additionally, if...View More
You should contact the clerk directly to confirm that the date provided on the letter is the correct court date. You should also search for your court date at https://www.nccourts.gov/court-dates to confirm your court date.
To answer this question I would need to know some more information: What county were you charged in? Have you had any other tickets in the last three years? Are you willing to complete community service or a driving school course? Are you licensed in the state of North...View More
Most states require the person to whom the placard was issued to be with the vehicle while the placard is in use. I recommend you contact several attorneys in your area that practice this type of law, as soon as possible. Thank you for using Justia ask a lawyer.
I was driving back from Maryland from picking up my son and I literally was going around someone slow in the left lane when I sped up to get past him and switch back into the left lane the cop was in front of me and said I came up on him too fast.
My fear is I’m going to go to jail for... View More
Depending on the nature of the ticket, it could be a very simple fix or might involve slightly more money. Hire a local traffic attorney to assist you. You will generally get a better deal than negotiating yourself.
Basically wondering if using the online request system is as effective at trying to get a reduction to "improper equipment" as hiring a lawyer; but also, if I use the online request and don't get a satisfactory outcome, can I still hire a lawyer to try again? I don't expect... View More
My apartment complex put a tire clamp on my vehicle because they thought they didn’t see a sticker. I had talked to them about overriding it because it’s there but they claimed the sticker needed to be placed in the front. No instruction was given to me and nowhere on the lease does it... View More
Hi, i was pulled over doing 71 in a 55. When his lights turned on i immediately looked at my speedomte and mine said 69. He was also hidden, it was a back road that was pitch black that i have only ever driven on once before, and in the pitch dark out of nowhere his lights turned on and he pulled... View More
While I don't know what Wiliminton's DA's policy is, it is highly likely that if you hire a local attorney they can plea the ticket down to a level that will not affect your insurance. Generally speaking this costs somewhere between 100-150 and then you have fines and court costs on top of that.
A ticket was issued for a failure to stop at a 4-way stop sign. If you stop at the sign you cannot see clearly, so I stopped before the intersection, but not directly at the stop sign. Also the ticket says that there was a flashing red light, but there is not.
The particular charge may be dismissed but not necessarily the entire ticket. I suggest that you contact a traffic ticket attorney in your area and ask how the local jurisdiction approach these type cases----hire4 an attorney to represent you if necessary. Good luck.
I am 26 living in NC and I don't have a single traffic ticket or violation so far and clean on my criminal records. Today I got a speeding citation(GS 20-141(J1)) on highway for driving 20mph over the limit of 65mph and was given court date. I am worried if this will impact my career since as... View More
Most counties reduce speeding tickets to give people an incentive to go ahead and take care of them. Technically, speeding at a high enough speed is treated as a criminal charge and, if convicted, would show up on a background check. Getting it reduced would address this and is usually how traffic...View More
I am prepared to repair the damage but I really had no idea it made contact. I knew I was close but didn’t tell or hear any contact. My car had a light scratch only. The other has a plastic 1/4 panel that will need to be painted and dent removed. I have no criminal or traffic infractions on my... View More
Only a North Carolina attorney could advise here, but your question remains open for three weeks. If you haven't already done so at this point, you could reach out to local attorneys to discuss handling of the matter (while at the same time looking into arrangements to cover the property...View More
I received a speeding ticket going 22 miles over and I haven't been able to call a lawyer because the times I am off work, their business hours are closed. I have a little more than a month left before the court date.
You should contact a lawyer as soon as possible---the more time the lawyer has to work on your matter and get it resolved the better. That said, you can hire a lawyer up to the time your matter is adjudicated, however, the closer you get to that deadline, the more difficult it might be to hire a...View More
Most lawyers charge around $100 for traffic matters, a lawyer can likely get this reduced to a charge of improper equipment depending on your record. Should you hire a lawyer you will likely not have to go to court.
I received a speeding ticket in December going 22 miles over and I haven't been able to call a lawyer because the times I am off work, their business hours are closed. I have a little more than a month left before the court date in June.
I don't want it to affect my insurance... View More
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