Yes I never knew he didn't have his license. This makes no sense to me why not just take the test follow the rules. Young and wild. He bought a car with extra COVID relief $$ and was able to add to the insurance we have Progressive. Please any advice would be greatly appreciated to help me... Read more »
In Cleveland they recently made it known (through a flyer attached to my ticket) that I can plead guilty and not get any points as opposed to pleading no contest and getting points on my license. It was for not making a complete stop at a stop sign.
It sounds like they are offering you to plead to a lesser offense, such as a non-moving violation. If you receive enough points, your license may be suspended and your insurance rates may go up, or you may be dropped by your carrier. You should speak to an attorney about your specific case, but I...Read more »
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks and time is probably very much of the essence in your actions. If you have not already done so, you should consider reaching out to an Ohio criminal defense attorney. Only an Ohio attorney is qualified to advise you on...Read more »
My boyfriend used my vehicle to move some things from a house we were moving out of. The owner called the police said we were stealing the items. my boyfriend was pulled over, the impounded the car and when we called to get my car out of impound they said that it had a holder on it threw the... Read more »
As the prosecutor said, you must get a lawyer and sue, although the government might have some immunity from having to pay you. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local litigation attorney who can advise you.
In 2016, I was ticketed with a “failure to yield; left turn” ticket for an accident I believed I was innocent of. I couldn’t afford to fight it, so decided to wait it out. 2018, I got rear ended and charged w driving under suspension from failure to pay. 2020, personal circumstances strong... Read more »
All of those penalties are up to the judge, who will likely feel that an inexperienced driver going 80 mph is totally irresponsible, and endangers the lives of others. Driving is a privilege, not a right, so when you endanger others, expect not to be driving for a while. Use the Find a Lawyer tab...Read more »
I received a radar ticket in the mail (Ohio) where the operating officer did not sign the ticket. I currently plan on paying the $100, although everything I have read seems to state that the issuing officer needs to sign the ticket. Do I have a chance if I contest it or am I just going to annoy a... Read more »
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks and time could be of the essence. As a general matter across the nation, those types of technicalities (signature, small errors in color of car, description, misspelling of names, etc.) tend to be insignificant and are...Read more »
Someone cut me off in vehicle in an Arby’s parking lot, stopped in front of me and wouldn’t let me through, so I had to lay on my horn to get them to move. After they moved and began flicking me off, I had to follow them around the corner because it was the only way out that I knew of. They... Read more »
Yes, they could possibly find your address or track you down. This sort of thing is how road rage escalates to tragic outcomes - even blowing your horn, or especially gesturing at them, could be dangerous. Everyone is tense. Do not engage with other drivers in traffic. Avoid eye contact. They...Read more »
Officers typically attend the hearing to testify about the facts. That is your opportunity to dispute the facts. The judge or magistrate will decide. If you pay the ticket before the hearing, the hearing will be cancelled. Call the court with questions on the process it follows. Your parent or...Read more »
I was flashed by a traffic light camera for going through the same intersection on Interstate 35 (Yea they have a traffic light on an interstate) on my way to work in Dayton Ohio. There has been much controversy over the legality of these type of citations. One was on Sept. 22, 2014 and I... Read more »
The statute of limitations is the time after an offense during which it must be charged. That happened way back when they sent you the tickets. They’re now in collection it sounds like. Ask the law firm for written proof of the debt. It’s your right under the fair debt collection practices act....Read more »
So I was driving and changed the song on my phone, a police officer from the opposite lane over saw me, turned on his lights, and started making a u-turn my way. I quickly went in a private grocery parking lot, I parked my car, and went in the store. I saw the police officer driving around the... Read more »
A lot of times, courts won't put a case in the system for a non-mandatory traffic tickets until the initial court date on the ticket occurs. That is because they don't want to waste time adding it to the docket if the accused is just going to pay the ticket online or over the phone....Read more »
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