Deciding to hire a lawyer for a speeding and no-seatbelt ticket depends on potential fines, points on your record, and insurance rate hikes. Lawyers can sometimes reduce fines or get the case dismissed, but their fees need to be considered. Evaluate the severity of the offenses, your driving...View More
In many jurisdictions, when making a right turn onto a road with multiple lanes at a green light, you are typically required to turn into the rightmost lane unless otherwise marked or indicated by traffic signs. After completing your turn and merging safely into the lane, you can then signal and...View More
So the main reason why I even got pulled over was because I was parked in the parking lot in a motel and a officer came up to my vehicle to see what I was doing and why I was there and I told him that me and my wife was waiting for her to go to work and for the time for her to go to work and the... View More
Some LEO wait outside bars, when they see someone intoxicated come out they follow the car and pull over for DUI. Sounds similar to what happened to you. Actually the officer could have ticketed you in the parking lot. I think she waited to be sure, because, as you said, you denied her, so she...View More
Child was fixing to be 4yrs old in her booster seat buckeled in the passenger seat..highway patrol man gave me a $279 ticket cuz she was in front seat..Oklahoma does not have a age law for the front seat so why did I get a ticket for failure to use child restraints
A booster seat is not allowed until after they turn 4. So while the booster seat may have buckled fine in the front seat it isn’t a car seat. Therefore the patrolman was correct in the citation of failure to use child restraints because the child was not in an actual car seat. For reference here...View More
A sign is not required in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma. Highway department or the designated authority for that jurisdiction can determine where the zones are and they are identified by signage OR by markings (double yellow line). So if there was a double line and the sign had been stolen or been spray...View More
While traffic violations are generally treated a little differently, any violation of law in Oklahoma that carries a fine or jail time that does not meet the definition of a felony, is technically a misdemeanor. That includes all, or nearly all, traffic violations - including the one you ask about....View More
To our knowledge, the property owners are not pressing charges. However, the District Attorney is charging him with a misdemeanor for this accident. He was not under the influence of anything. He was returning home from football practice. He's a good kid. No history of drugs or alcohol. Good... View More
If the District Attorney is prosecuting this, then you need to hire an attorney to represent your son's interests and help mitigate this matter----depending on the age of your son, it may be possible to get all of this transferred to juvenile court jurisdiction which might keep all of this off...View More
Technically, state law requires one signal their intention to turn right or left by signaling continuously during not less than the last one hundred (100) feet traveled by the vehicle before turning - if other traffic will be affected by such movement. Municipal ordinances may be worded a little...View More
No they are not required to tell you how much. The court clerk will be able to tell you the exact cost. You can just call them and ask, alternatively most have online payments and will have the amount when you put in the ticket number.
Officer stated at beginning of his report that due to reports he had read about me, he stopped me using the excuse that I didn't signal WITHN100' of stop sign. States I DID USE blinker at both stops! He illegally profiled me, stopped,detained, searched and arrested me for misdemeanor... View More
The reckless driving is the worst of the 3 offenses and that alone suggest that you recommended court of action is to hire a traffic ticket attorney in your area in hopes of obtaining the best outcome. Good luck.
Use the Justia Find a Lawyer tab and search foe traffic ticket or criminal defense lawyers in the jurisdiction/county the ticket was issued----call a few attorneys and then hire the one with whom you are most comfortable. Good luck.
I went to jail for what I thought was a public intoxication. Was bonded out for that paid the bail went to court they said that no charges have been filed yet. I go back to check online to see if charge is it been filed a month later and yesterday they filed actual physical control of motor... View More
Many times when the police arrest someone for a crime they have an idea of what statutes or ordinances have been violated. Often times it guesswork because they haven’t done their full investigation, maybe they haven’t talked to some witnesses or followed up on some evidence. They will list...View More
Not sure what your question is - however, the officer presents the charges based on the information they have. In other words if the computers are down, or that particular department is not using computers, then he may not see the prior offenses and therefore presents the charges to the DA or city...View More
Your chances of getting out of a traffic ticket increase if you have a traffic ticket lawyer representing you and you had insurance at the time of the collision. Go hire a traffic ticket lawyer and follow his advice. Good luck.
They are listed as title 15 violations, (speeding and not carrying DL) my understanding is I can present my valid DL and have that dismissed, but the speeding one is also 100$ more than the statute lists. Can I get it reduced?
Depends if it was a municipal, county or state. Municpalities can set their own fee schedules. Additionally if it were in construction zone, school zone or other contributing factors then the fee could be higher as well. You can try to get it lowered but chances are it will cost more to get it...View More
This is a type of release granted by the Court (“Own Recognizance” bond), where the defendant is allowed to be released from jail or allowed to have a warrant recalled based solely upon his/ her own promise to reappear at court for all future court dates without having to hire a bail...View More
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