Assume the officer was preoccupied and made a clerical error. Whether the State will pursue prosecution depends on if enough information was gathered to generate a complaint (an error on the ticket itself is not sufficient to cause dismissal). Calling an attorney may help. Good luck.
I was pulled over for speeding, I received 3 citations; speeding, expired license (1/28/2020 I was in college and I didn't have much time to schedule a test or renew it) and breaking a restriction( I was driving with a permit, I need someone over 21 with me ) This happened 3/1/20 and I was... Read more »
You cannot resolve a moving violation through a defensive driving class if you don't have a valid driver's license. Talking with a Judge can't hurt. Talking with an attorney first would be better. Good luck.
I got a traffic citation for speeding in Michigan 2 years ago and never paid it and a bench warrant is issued. I currently living across the country in Texas now. A friend had said it got taken care of and never worried about it again til I tried to get my license down here in Texas. I called the... Read more »
It is possible for an officer to mail a citation, giving notice of where and when to appear in court.. No one in this forum. however, will know exactly what will or did happen in your particular case and why you were not given a ticket at the scene. If you do receive something in the mail about...Read more »
My boyfriend was buying the Car from an individual and had to get temporary tags. I got pulled over and couldn't find the insurance card and the police told me that they couldnt verify insurance by running a temporary tag and arrested me for driving with license invalid without financial... Read more »
The question is whether the car was insured on the date and time the ticket was issued; proof of current insurance will not dismiss a no insurance citation. Get a letter from your insurance company that the cat was insured on the date of the ticket.
You might consider contacting the Client-Attorney Assistance Program (CAAP) to re-establish communication with the attorney. Call (800) 932-1900 or see https://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/ForThePublic/ProblemswithanAttorney/CAAP/default.htm
At arraignment th police report says that I was stopped for no seatbelt .I was charged with DWI he claims the oder of alcohol and glossy eyes. On the way out I stopped at traffic ticket office and there is no seatbelt ticket under my i.d Was that a lawful stop?
The no seatbelt reason is the probable cause for stopping you. A police officer does not write the ticket for the no seatbelt because a DWI is a more serious crime. Nevertheless, a judge may find that the probable cause was not reasonable. Hopefully, you landed in a friendly Houston Harris County...Read more »
I was going 76 in a 60 at night on a Texas Highway. When I asked how much the ticket was the cop said I had to appear in court for it I can’t pay it I really need help as I am freaking out and don’t want anything on my record
You will need to show up to court to find out more details about how you can resolve it. If it's your first ticket, there's probably quite a few options they would be willing to offer you. If you want to fight it, you should show up and tell them you want to fight it.
I was in a car accident just recently and I was wondering if I was able to pay a failure to control speed ticket online to avoid any court fees and such without going to court. I realize I am admitting guilt.
My bf got his 3rd speeding ticket in Texas. The first one was in April which got deferred along with taking the drivers safety course. The second one was around November which he was able to get deferred as long as he completed the 6 month probation. He just got another one this end of February.... Read more »
Possession of ampthetampine and a firearm . Pistol was legal and in my vehicle passenger was arrested with the drugs also never told them they could search to begin with . They ran my pistol an when it came back clean he said I’ll go put this back for you and proceeded to search car then persons.
A small TX county sent me a postcard saying I had an outstanding criminal case against me pending. Called the county and was told their software was updated so all outstanding tickets were being pursued. No warrant yet, drivers license eligibility is still good. Need to find out how far back TX DPS... Read more »
Yes, a 15 year old traffic ticket can still be prosecuted even if the citation was issued in your maiden name and you are now married. The question is: were you the individual who was issued the ticket back then, regardless of what your name was or is now. Request an abstract of your record from...Read more »
How can fight this?, County also tried to charge me leaving the scene but statue of limitations played for the county and could no longer attempt to charge me. Although because it had lingered about the ticket and accident I was taken in in another city of Castle Hills in San Antonio for felony... Read more »
You will most likely be required to hire a lawyer to help sort that out because several issues are involved. Is the SOL still in play with respect to the citation received in the mail? If the citation is from the same incident the SOL should also apply. You should consult with a lawyer, many give...Read more »
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