You do not need a drivers license to travel in the United States. You only need a drivers license you to operate a motor vehicle on a public roadway. You are free to walk across state boundaries with absolutely no identification papers.
If your 17-year-old son has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene, it's important to familiarize yourself with the specifics of the state laws where the incident occurred, as penalties can vary. Before the court date, gather any evidence or testimonies that might be relevant to the incident or...View More
The specific circumstances and outcomes of a first violation of probation (VOP) case in Sullivan County, Colorado, can vary widely based on factors such as the nature of the original offense, the terms of probation, and the actions leading to the violation. Typically, a first VOP involves a court...View More
There can be several offenses, not all of which are Rule Of The Road violations. Were you cited or arrested? If charged, you definitely want to got to Court. At worst it would be a conviction and costs. But you might receive some type of diversion, or some charges dismissed. You may receive...View More
You will want to comply with LEO's request for whatever documents he asks for. If he does not ask for an item, then do not give it to him. Compliance with reasonable and lawful demands of LEOs at traffic stops helps alot with not being charged. Have vehicle documents ready to present to...View More
I greatly appreciate your time and any help concerning this situation. Recently i was travelling on a tn county rd with double yellow lines. I was approaching a slow moving farm tractor (travelling less than 25 mph) , i began to slow but had sufficent sight to know there were no on coming hazards,... View More
A Tennessee attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I hope you're okay after three vehicle flips. In most jurisdictions, you can't cross a double yellow line to pass. There are limited exceptions for turning into lots or streets. But that's only a...View More
So, someone I know got a speeding violation back in 2021 that required a court appearance. However, shortly after receiving the violation, they were incarcerated and put in prison for two years. Because of this, they were unable to attend their court date. Now, the day they were supposed to be... View More
I agree with attorney Avery. Part of hiring an attorney would be for the attorney to get the client's outstanding bench warrant resolved so that the holds on the defendant are lifted-----whether this means getting the defendant transferred to that court to answer the bench warrant or perhaps...View More
I told him yes an he let me drive off an continue driving until he pulled me over Feb 6 an charged me with driving on revoked again. I'm currently pulling my jail sentence for the Feb 6 revocation. They came today an said I have court for the driving on revoked from Jan because I was unable to... View More
It is not legal for law enforcement to coerce or threaten someone to provide information or act as an informant in exchange for leniency in their own criminal case. This is a violation of the individual's rights and can lead to further legal consequences for the officer.
Generally places that are open to the public fit in this category. Shopping centers, apartment complexes, office parking lots that also allow access to the public. Places that would not fit might be a fenced area with a gate that required a pass card or check in with a guard. The answer to your...View More
The first one was 80 in a 40 but I had a prior one from going 82 in an 45 and they are both for the same date. Should I pay them online or go to court? I was stupid and it’s my fault but I don’t know what will be better or how to deal with that
Do not pay by mail which is pleading guilty. You will loose your TNDL for points. Hire a competent attorney to represent you now to possibly work it out on at least one of the Citations. You may need a DOS Hearing. Do not get in any more trouble.
It was a left turn and I went under the yellow light. Well I only made the half turn. And I went under the red light camera on the wrong side median. Lucky no cars were there. I stopped and put my blinker on and pulled into a nearby Restaurant. I couldn't turn around cause traffic was coming... View More
Cannot quite understand the issue, but it sounds like you need to go to Court with your Registration. General Sessions can amend the pleadings quickly and orally, so mistakes on the Citation does not mean you win. Politely inform the DA or Judge that you are the registered owner.
It was in a construction zone with no workers present. I don't travel that road often, and while I wasn't aware that I was going over 55-60 (I was in a pack of cars and I was the one he got), I cruised through a construction zone at 75.
The THP officer explained that the offense... View More
The Court Clerk should be able to determine the Fine, so call again. However you will probably be better off going to Court. It might get reduced or Diverted. The worse that can happen is a conviction, which is what payment by mail is.
Going 108 in a 55 but on my citation it ONLY says speeding. It doesn't say anything about reckless driving. Got it under statute 55-8-152 in TN code. Could I get community service? What're all the possibilities of punishment?
What are you complaining about? Depending on the Citation, either pay it (which is a Conviction with MVR points) or go to Court. You might get the speed reduced or some type of Diversion. Have money there to pay it. Be respectful.
Complain to your State Representative. The State has already outlawed the ticket cameras constituting a criminal charge as no personal service or arrest. Such tickets cannot add points to your MVR. But you can be sued for a civil debt.
Ok so the court charged my husband $25 fine for no license and court cost and fees were $238 total for that charge then on top of it $2.00 plus court cost and fees again that equaled $216 for a stop sign violation too! which made it a total of $454 is that legal to charge court cost twice for the... View More
Those charges sound normal, Statewide. You might call the Court Clerk and inquire politely about each cost, but i doubt it will do any good. It sounds like your Husband did not go to Court. The disobedience of a traffic signal violation will add some points to his MVR also. He needs to get his...View More
Charges can be filed against you at any point within the statute of limitations. However, due to the highly-science-dependent nature of DUI prosecution, if you were not administered field sobriety tests at the scene, nor were you administered blood draws, which were sent to TBI, it is unlikely the...View More
So I got a ticket in Germantown Tn. It was for speeding and expires tags. I went to court and was given option to take take the defensive driver course. Went to next court date provided them certificate for the course completion and with my tags up to date. Yet they still charged me court cost on... View More
Apparently Judge ordered it Dismissed With Costs. You are lucky, as no points are added to your MVR. If you want, you could ask the Judge to plea guilty, then also pay a Fine. Trial is not a good option on speed violations.
I was driving in a 5 lane road and the bus was stopped on the oncoming traffic side 4 lanes over. I was looking in my mirror at a guy on my tail. I looked back down to see the bus and hit my brakes. The guy behind me came even closer so I let off and eased forward past the bus with the guy behind... View More
It is up to the LEO whether to arrest you or summon you to Court. Here a Citation was issued, but he is requiring you to be booked. You must show up for the process or an Arrest Warrant for a Class A Misdemeanor will probably be issued.
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