going both directions. I am Indian and he put white down on my ticket. I could tell he was not going to be friendly at all, could have been a racist, not sure. Can I get my ticket dismissed on a the technicality that he was only 2 ft away from me and he couldn't distinguish my race. If he can't... Read more »
An officer is under no obligation to first inform you as to the reason that they stop you for a traffic violation. It is always wise to ask in a calm and reasonable manner if indeed you have no idea as to the reason they have stopped you. People usually are aware of the reason but if not ask the...Read more »
The Lyft Amp is a bluetooth light that cycles pink and purple with the Lyft logo in front of the light. It aids in customers knowing that this vehicle is a Lyft car and on approach to the customer lights up in one of the following colors to indicate it is for them, Green, White, Orange or Yellow.... Read more »
I was arrested on February 26th 2018 in Oklahoma County for driving 1-10 over I was merging onto I-40 from an on ramp and was driving 6 mph over the speed limit, transporting a loaded firearm (from a firing range) and obstruction (I did not respond to the officer's questioning after I had been... Read more »
The individual has already received two driving while license suspended convictions in traffic court and is now charged with a misdemeanor in criminal court for the same crime. Individual also has numerous license suspensions from missed court dates and not paying tickets on time, but has since... Read more »
I have never had my permit and or license but I am working on getting it before the court date next month. My citation was for driving without a valid license, the officer gave me a Warning along with the citation stating my court date. I’m ordered to pay $150 dollars on or before the court date,... Read more »
My question is will I go to jail for this? Almost everyone said to get license BEFORE court date, and pay fine before hand, I even called the court house and asked if I were to face jail time and it was a No, please help has this ever happened? Would I need a lawyer?
No, you don't need a lawyer, and won't go to jail. Get your license if you can before then. Go, and explain to the judge what happened. There's a good chance the judge may even dismiss the case. Good luck.
I was practicing for my drivers test got pulled over with a license driver in car with me and had insurance on the car. The cop gave me a warning and a court date for next month, I’ve asked people if I’m going to be put in jail and they say no just get license BEFORE the date and to also pay... Read more »
My daughter was going straight in right hand lane the other young lady was making a left hand turn into the right-hand Lane that my daughter was in and hit her in the back panel on her left side of her vehicle. The young girl said that my daughter ran a red light my daughter assumed she did . The... Read more »
You would need to give more facts of what was happening since the court would consider the totality of the circumstances in deciding if the officers had probably cause. For example, such a container may be used to help smoke cocaine. A large butane lighter, fuel canisters, a smell similar to...Read more »
, it was a wire on my starter, I was gone maybe 20 minutes and when I got back the cops were there an told me they had called a tow truck and couldn't cancel it, even after I explain my situation. I waited almost 20 before the tow truck ever got there. Is... Read more »
It indeed does look suspect. While the towing company does appear to be owed their fee for towing the vehicle, the officers should have been able to cancel their call. One is tempted to suspect a kick-back scheme of some sort. I would speak with their supervisor to determine if and why they...Read more »
Probably your main risk is being charged with impersonating a police officer. The problem is that it is not up to you whether someone else thinks you are a police officer. If someone yields or stops under the impression you are a peace officer, you can end up with jail time even though you did...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.