I am planning to go to court and ask the judge if I can do traffic school or anything to keep the ticket off my record. Should I plea guilty, not guilty, or no contest? If I do plead guilty, am I still able to get this off my record?
Go to Court dressed decently and act respectful. Ask the Judge or DA if there is a way you can keep those points going on your MVR. If you plead guilty and send it in, you get points. You will probably be alright.
I was told by the officer that pulled me over that I would just have to pay a ticket, then when I called to find out the amount, they informed me I have to go to court. Is there any possible way I can avoid going to court?
They are saying that it's still suspended for the same thing I paid off. If this was the case then I wouldn't I have gotten more than a "no-seatbelt" ticket from the state trooper? Wouldn't he have given me a "driving on suspended license" ticket if I didn't have my license reinstated?
You will have to work this out with the Department of Safety. Some Court may be involved, but it sounds like DOS was either never satisfied because you did not take care of everything, or DOS has a mistake.
Evidently you pled guilty and paid the Citation. The DOS puts points against your MVR for the last year, and you are only allowed 11. If you get a Notice of Suspension from DOS, hire a competent attorney to get an admin hearing. You cannot remove MVR points.
The LEO must have gotten your information from his computer check of your tag. The Citation may or may not have errors, but its validity is not an issue, irregardless how the LEO drafted it prior to issuance.
My GA speeding ticket (84 in a 70) was dismissed through community service and traffic school. I now got another ticket in NC for going 72 in a 55. Will my first ticket be reinstated since it’s only been seven months?
Hopefully not, but where is your License issued? You should hire a competent NC attorney to get the Ticket there dismissed or reduced. Then it has no effect on any DL. It is doubtful NC will talk to GA until the Citation has a disposition, and hopefully will never talk to GA.
It was for going 60 in a 30 on a backroad cops are never on and you can see straight ahead far enough in advance to slow/stop if the need arises. However, 60 in a 30 is a nasty ticket and one I'd love to get out of if possible because the chance they care about it being safe despite speeding... Read more »
What is your question? If you were driving, then you committed the Rule of the Road Violation. I recommend the owner getting the Registration fixed quick, then going to Court with the correct Registration and Tags to show the Prosecutor or Judge.
Received ticket and told that I could either pay it or go to court. The ticket processed stating I must appear. I was not written for reckless driving, and this is my first ticket so I’m confused on what possible out comes I might face if I go to court
It was a 2 car accident but it was on a tight road (backroad) the other drive told them we was both on our own side it wasn’t my fault or his either the road was just a narrow hill and neither of us could see over the hill. They told me go to court early and it may be dismissed but the sessions... Read more »
Without knowing the exact charges it's hard to give you an answer. Best option would be to consult an attorney. If it's your first offense, even if the charges carry jail time, it's not likely you'll be sentenced to jail on a finding of guilt or a plea. But again, without...Read more »
Was driving down to our field (a mile and half from my house) our neighborhood hit my car he wasn’t paying attention to the road. I got a ticket for no license and no insurance I did have a 28 year old in the car with me, he told me he didn’t see any reason to arrest me since I was honest and... Read more »
If the accident was the other driver's fault then the fact you didn't have a license is likely not admissible on fault. Who is fault is determined by what happened in the accident. As to the ticket- It is good that you now have your learner's permit and insurance. The fact that...Read more »
I was pulled over for speeding and given a ticket. The ticket did not have an amount due for my violations so I called the court and they told me the amount. It is my first ticket and I am paying it because it was out of state and I don’t have time to go to the court 3 hours away from my home.... Read more »
I was going 57 in a 40 and noticed lights flashing behind me, and I pulled over immediately but I’m not sure how long he was behind me as my music was up a bit. He kept going and was going to another call, but can he look up my plate later and mail me a ticket?
My wife has an IL DL and was involved in an accident in TN. She was cited for failure to yield. The ticket itself is $70 and the police officer said that if she pleads guilty, the fine would be $1000-$1700. The court date is in January. Since she was cited and we live in IL, would it be better to... Read more »
That amount of fines does not sound correct. Call the Clerk of the Court that issued the Citation, and he should be able to give you a correct total amount. When she pleads guilty, she is negligent per se, so you may wish to talk to your liability insurance co. first. It may by worth the...Read more »
I received a ticket in TN for going 49 on a new 25mph school zone. However, I will be moving to Puerto Rico in December 12, roughly 2 months before my scheduled court date. Would I suffer any unintended consequences if I were to not pay the ticket and just move? I just dont have $419 on me at the... Read more »
Most likely whatever State your License is issued from will receive a notice from the clerk. Your issuing State Agency may or may not ignore it. At worst the issuing authority will revoke your License. It sounds like TN Dept of Safety issued your DL, so you probably have a problem.
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