I am going to be out of the country at the date assigned on my ticket and am choosing to just mail in payment instead. Can I mail in payment for my ticket in Tennessee (Sumner County - Portland, TN) without having to physically attend court in person?
It has been suggested to me that I pay online and take the 6 points because if I went to court they could add a reckless driving charge. This is my first ticket in years so I have no points. I was also told that the DA would probably not work with me. The ticket was issued by a Tennessee State... Read more »
Who told you that the DA would probably not work with you? And he may not, however he may work with a traffic ticket attorney representing you. My recommendation is that you contact a few traffic ticket or criminal defense attorneys in the jurisdiction where the ticket was issued----discuss your...Read more »
I have a South Carolina license. When I received the citation in Tennessee I gave him my South Carolina Drivers license. On my citation it has my old Tennessee address and old Tennessee license number.
General Sessions is not a Court of record, so amendments of the Citation are easy. Appear respectfully in Court and after informing the DA/Judge of the mistakes, see if there is some way that no points go on your MVR for the last year.
First of all I was not going 97 but the only proof I have is mine and my husband's word I had just left a rest stop and pulled out on the highway behind 2 diesel trucks going 67 mph I had finger on my cruise control button waiting to get up to 70 to push it
Hire an attorney to represent you. Apparently you do not know when Court is, and definitely need someone's help. A conviction would be several points on your MVR. Some type of diversion or a 4 mph over might be available.
In the country side north of Nashville, doing 55 around a bend, it’s foggy; cop goes past us. I slowed down even more. He turned around and followed me from about 30 yards back for a mile and a half. When he pulled us over he was being an A$$ about where we were and I even showed him on my... Read more »
General Sessions is not a Court of record, so amending the Citation is easy. You will need to appear in Court in a respectful fashion, and possibly hire a TN attorney. Sending in the Citation with money is a Conviction worth 4 points on a TN MVR, which will mailed to OR.
Hire an attorney to handle both Citations. Dismissal of one or both would help even if Costs are ordered. If the same Court, then definitely hire an attorney as you do not want to answer to the Judge. If not, then one Court will not know about the other Citation. Holding the phone can even get...Read more »
I finally got ahold of someone from the insurance company after almost 3 weeks and they told me I was at fault just because I hit the other person first. The other person involved ran a stop sign and I was not able to stop in time. I was wondering if I have a case?
Call a competent attorney in your area today. There are many pertinent facts needed, and you do not understand what is going on. Even if a property damage tort only in your case, you can mess it up quickly. Citations in Court can destroy you also. Comparative Negligence may apply.
I was in a minor fender bender, and at the time I was switching over insurances. I had bought the car the day before and the woman who had updated my policy put the wrong date on my proof of insurance card. The officer wrote me a ticket and said I could fight it in court, but after mailing my... Read more »
You should not have sent the Citation to anyone. Call the Court Clerk today and find out when Court is. You may have already missed Court and your TNDL may be suspended. If so, you will need to hire an attorney to set aside the Judgment.
When I Google this, it tells me the maximum jail time is 6 months. But when I look up the statue on several websites, all it says is there is a 50$ fine. Where can I find accurate information regarding this?
No. General Sessions is not a Court of Record such that amendments can be made orally by the DA, and the Judge annotates the Citation. You can tactfully inform the DA of the mistakes while asking for some type of Diversion or Dismissal.
I had a tickett and there is no court date and I call the dep records and the lady sed she saw that I called to see when my court date was.i never did.i called to see whear to go show my license because I didn't have a court date the officer told me to go to the clerks office and show I had a... Read more »
Nothing you have stated makes any sense. Hire a competent lawyer to represent you today. If you do not satisfy the Rule of the Road violation, your license will be suspended. Obviously you do not understand what is going on.
My 21yr old son with a valid license was riding with his 19/20yr old friend without a valid drivers license....friend speeding passed thp opposite direction..he sped up got out of sight to swap seats cause he was unlicensed. When they began driving again..my son behind the wheel doing the speed... Read more »
This is a public forum so you may have already messed up your Son's Case. Since he apparently stopped, it might be pleaded down. But your Son (or the so called friend) may have said too much. Son should hire a lawyer today, and stay out of trouble.
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