I got stopped tonight while he was a passenger. They ran his s.s number and arrested him. He has had DUI's in the past 5+ yrs ago which is why his license is suspended. He owes child support too. They said in july 2021 the truck he was driving... Read more »
First of all, he is facing multiple DUI's, which, if occurred within 10 years of each other raises the penalties significantly. Then, the DUS, which is a blatant disregard of the law under DUI suspension is an M1 which carries a possible 180 days. Make sure he has insurance. The plates are...Read more »
The police do not have to run your registration before asking you to step out or before asking to search though they generally do. You do not have to consent to the search. But you do have to get out and provide your information.
A license forfeiture is a process by which a court invalidates your license to force you to deal with them. If you want your license back, you need to obtain a document called a release of forfeiture from the court. It is true that you do not have to appear in court, if they don't check the...Read more »
i heard pros say it’s highly unlikely i’ll be convicted but he still wanted to offer me a reduced charge. The words highly unlikely motivated me to refuse plea. Then, I was found guilty. Next day I called pros and he denied what he said. He said he may have said it’s highly unlikely i’ll... Read more »
I was pulled over for speeding. The ticket he give me has the wrong model of car. It said it was a station wagon and I drive an edge. Two very different vehicles. Also he had be going faster than what I was. I had my cruise control set for 75 and the speed limit was 70. He said he clock me going... Read more »
Based on your post, you have admitted you were speeding, but that the law enforcement officer noted things which are in error. The prosecution has the burden of proof and would call the law enforcement officer who would identify you as the operator of a vehicle which was exceeding the speed limit....Read more »
I’ve been told the court only excepts payment through Bitcoin. I find that hard to believe. Is this a scam? My friend hit a parked car but didn’t stop. There was no injuries. He is under house arrest now. I’m not comfortable paying that way
Will he have to show proof of insurance in court or will it be thrown out? There were no injuries but both cars totaled. The ticket said the offense was "stop sign". It also says he does not need to appear in person. Can this be thrown out without showing proof of insurance?
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. It's possible you could have a basis for recovery - but only an Ohio attorney could advise for certain what types of damages are included or excluded. In many jurisdictions, those violations on your part could...Read more »
I know of no ordinance that prohibits turning left over double yellows to enter a driveway. Crossing them for any other purpose is generally unlawful and it is possible that a municipality has outlawed crossing them even to get to a driveway.
Meaning is that legal for him to be sitting there? Does law enforcement need permission to be parked in driveway of private property in Ohio? Also was half mile from where limit posted I would have been legal. And I had no traffic, clear road conditions
It is legal for anyone to enter a drive way and sit there so long as the owner doesn’t show up and ask you to leave. If you were to disobey, you would become a trespasser. Even if the sheriff shouldn’t have been there, it has nothing to do with the fact that you were speeding just like the fact...Read more »
Yes, that can be an additional criminal charge. I suggest sitting down with a criminal defense attorney in your area to discuss. Keep in mind that attorneys cannot solicit or contact you directly, you will need to initiate contact.
I got a ticket on a freeway for going 19 over. Then got pulled over a few days later doing 19 over on a business road. My second one is first and I’m wondering if the first ticket will show up on record since it doesn’t have a verdict yet. Also, what is the best way to go about going to court.... Read more »
You should speak with an attorney to represent you as both of these tickets likely carry at least two points. An attorney may be able to knock down the moving violations. Are both tickets issued by the same municipality? I'd assume not, but it would be worth knowing. As to your question, open...Read more »
You probably do not have to go get the ticket but depending on the seriousness of the charge and the law enforcement's attitude, they will either go to your residence and issue you the ticket or perhaps take you into custody. You have not indicate the charge, but you may want to get an...Read more »
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