I know from asking other officers that if my vehicle is looked up, it would have shown my tags were up to date and paid. I didn’t realize my tag sticker had been taken off until pulled over. The ticket issued is for expired tags with mandatory court date even though I told him that they... Read more »
Apparently the LEO has already gave you a Citation instead of arresting you and getting a Warrant issued. It is usually at the LEO's discretion, and apparently you acted appropriately when the emergency lights were activated. Be respectful in Court.
Hi, I received speeding ticket 107 in 65 zone in TN. Trooper say this speed was caught on radar and asked to appear in court or call to know total fine which is 250$. I think i was not over speeding this much. So should i go court and fight my case or pay fine and move on with it considering other... Read more »
You might consider going to Court and seeing if the DA will allow you to plead to a 25mph over, which might help a little. Points on your last year's MVR is the problem. And as soon as you get a ticket, it is very easy to get another and you are only allowed 11. The costs are going to be...Read more »
Long story short, I received a citation for "Following too Closely", 9-419. Car in front of me rearended the car in front of them, causing me to have to swerve. My mirror tapped their tail light, damaging my mirror cover and leaving only a small scuff on their tail light. I was initially... Read more »
The court printout of ticket has incorrect address, incorrect DL# and wrong court date. LEO states radar tracked me at 45 in a 30 going there opposite direction. Is there a chance that I can get this dismissed?
Check with Court Clerk about the exact Court Date. Go to Court and be respectful about telling either the Prosecutor or the Judge about the incorrect Citation. Hopefully you will receive a Diversion or a Dismissal.
Remember you are only allowed 11 points on your MVR for the last year,...Read more »
The judge dismissed the case, stipulating one year of no other moving violations. I have had no other violations since 2012, so can this TN county still levy $100+ court costs now, to “settle the case” as they claim? I have received no other communication from that court in eight years! And if... Read more »
If the Citation was actually dismissed, then no points go to the MVR. But you apparently misunderstood the Judge, or the Clerk is mistaken. Either way you will have to pay those monies now, or it will be reported to DOS and they revoke your TNDL.
You probably mean capias warrant. Hire a competent attorney to take you to Court when you are not on the Docket to set aside the capia and resolve everything. Have money ready to pay the costs and fines. Most likely you will walk out of there.
Absolutely... It is usually the LEO's discretion whether to arrest someone without a warrant or to issue a citation/summons to Court without arrest. But it is the Charge that is important, not whether you were arrested or not.
I just got a speeding citation for 21 over from a state trooper. I'm 21 years old and I've never had a traffic violation before. He didn't write a fine amount on the ticket paper he gave me. I called the number he told me to call if I didn't want to appear in court and asked... Read more »
A conviction has both a fine and costs, as well as points. Go to Court and act appropriately. The worst thing is a conviction, but it might not happen. You are only allowed 11 points on your MVR for the last year.
That would be a mistake. Always go to Court on Rule of the Road violations. Especially as a minor, there is no telling what the Judge will do. Dress appropriately and act respectful. Paying it by mail is a conviction with points, and you are only allowed 11 points on your MVR for the last...Read more »
I was pulled over on the interstate for driving over the speed limit, en route from TN to DC. I paid the ticket online but now I need a certified court disposition on my case, for a naturalization application. I don't have actual ticket, so I don't know in what county it happened. I do... Read more »
A Virginia lawyer would be better suited to help you. You will need to call every Court Clerk in the vicinity of where the speeding violation took place. VA has both County and City Courts, so it will be a lengthy process, but you should be able to track it down, especially with the Citation...Read more »
My son got a ticket for an expired insurance card and expired tags. He has always had insurance coverage just forgot to switch out the card. Should he fight in court and try to get it dropped or is he in the wrong for not having the right card on him?
On almost any Rule of the Road Violation, the defendant needs to go to Court. He needs proof of current insurance at the time of the stop, such as the Policy Declaration Sheet. He needs to be respectful and ready to pay the costs. It should be dismissed. The Expired License Plate is...Read more »
My license was revoked and I was driving without auto insurance I have now paid everyone of my fines and because I have moved away from the state my license was revoked I was told I could fax it in. I have now missed a court date and they are telling me I will have to turn myself in I don’t get... Read more »
Not sure of the Charges involved, but you definitely should have hired an attorney to handle this. For some reason you were supposed to go to Court. Now you need a competent attorney to turn you in when your Case is not on the Docket. It is possible that you will be able to take care of...Read more »
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