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Q: I have ticket for stop if I pay the ticket going my driving record

Traffic ticket affect my job can be terminal

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Mar 12, 2019

Just paying a citation causes a conviction to be entered and reported on your driving record. Call the court to see what options are available to avoid a conviction...or call an attorney in the area.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: While getting a ride from a friend he had gotten pulled and i end up getting arrested for possession of a controlled sub

Substance while recently looking up my charges i found out they also charge me with improper statutory citation was wondering what the charges is and means

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Mar 9, 2019

Get with an attorney, have her/him discover all the charges the State has filed and what evidence there is against you, and discuss your options. Good luck.

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Q: If you are Texas National Guard on Orders / Military Duty in Uniform can you get a cited in transit to your dutystation?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Mar 6, 2019

Military service does not exempt a person from traffic laws, so yes, you can be cited while on military duty in uniform.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Traffic Tickets and Small Claims for Texas on
Q: My license was suspended do to a traffic accident in 2016 and judgement for damages. Can I reinstate if unpaid?

Judgement is over 2 yrs old and creditor is not willing to set up a reasonable payment plan for me to reinstate my DL. How if at all can I get anything done?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Mar 1, 2019

You can petition for an occupational driver's license. This can be done at a Justice of the Peace or County Court at law. Calling an attorney may help. Good luck.

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Q: I got a speeding ticket in a work zone 50/30 he marked that workers were present when they weren’t. Possible options?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Feb 11, 2019

You may enter a plea of guilty/no contest, which will cause a fine to be entered and a conviction to be reported on your driving record, or you can enter a plea of not guilty and schedule a court date. Calling a local attorney might help. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: How long after a vehicle registration and inspection expires do you have to renew?

My state inspection and registration is joined, expired 12/18, was cited on 1/28, but the state website says you have 90 days from expiration to renew, so I was still within that grace period, correct? Also literally no police officer or court official has known the answer to this question, and I... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Feb 8, 2019

Incorrect. Automobile registration expires on the last day of the month on the sticker, and you must update your registration prior to that date to avoid a citation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Will I go to jail if I have unpaid traffic tickets and I want to file an assault?
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace answered on Dec 18, 2018

Maybe. Ignoring a traffic ticket can lead to a new Failure to Appear charge and an arrest warrant. A law enforcement officer may arrest person with an active warrant. However, as a matter of policy, some law enforcement agencies don't arrest on traffic warrants when a person is reporting a more... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Who is responsible for paying fines for statue 65-1-26 citation, the driver or the company they are driving for
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 29, 2018

The operator of any motor vehicle is responsible for all citations arising out of the operation of said motor vehicle.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Highway patrolman gave me a ticket but it had my daughters name on it. What do I do? I’ve tried to contact the patrolma

I never got a response. Should this be thrown out Of court?

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 27, 2018

How did the officer get your daughter's name in the first place? Enter a plea of not guilty and schedule a court date. Calling an attorney would help.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Is it possible to be given a citation for the same thing in one day.

I was given a citation for Driving w/o license and speeding.

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 27, 2018

Yes, you may be given citations on the same day for the same thing. Start calling local lawyers. Good luck.

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Q: In TX, what is the exact statue about running a yellow light (that turns red b4 car is completely out)?

My understanding is if car entered intersection on grren or yellow lite, then it doesn't matter if lite turned red or not, before clearing it. And that "Running red lite" only only refers to car entering interesction after light turned red. If that being the case, why do cops continue to write tix... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 15, 2018

Here is the Texas Transportation Code section that applies to your situation:

Sec. 544.007. TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNALS IN GENERAL. (a) A traffic-control signal displaying different colored lights or colored lighted arrows successively or in combination may display only green, yellow, or red...
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Q: Retaliation Stop

Today I beat a traffic citation for 55 in a 45. Prosecuting attorney dismissed charge's due to lack of evidence.

Upon leaving the Court House I was tailed by a Police officer. I turned into a Taco Bell parking lot allowing the officer to pass.

Proceeding on my way the same officer... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 14, 2018

What was the new offense you were cited for, and did you commit the offense? File a complaint with the internal affairs department of the local police department about this officer. Calling a local attorney would help.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Gov & Administrative Law, Municipal Law and Public Benefits for Texas on
Q: Can a city reimburse council members for purchase of concert tickets?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 14, 2018

It depends on the totality of the circumstances.

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Q: How can I know whether I got a ticket or not? I was involved in accident and police officer didn’t give me any ticket.

But my insurance people are telling that it was my fault and even in police report it is there that I was ticketed .

I want to know whether I got a ticket or not

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 14, 2018

Ask your insurance people where the ticket was allegedly filed, then call the court to see what is going on. Good luck.

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Q: What will happen when I go to court in texas for having no license but at the time my license have been suspended.
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 13, 2018

Make sure your license is valid when you appear in court. No license and driving with a suspended license can basically be the same thing; in fact, driving with a suspended license can be a more serious offense. Calling a local lawyer would help. Good luck.

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Q: What if you can't pay on due date with a payment plan for a traffic ticket?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 12, 2018

Appear at the court that approved your payment plan, and request an extension. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Tax Law and Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Copyright infringement laws can used against state federal government agencies if that use copyrighted name?! Yes or no

What if I copyrighted my name in all caps, can I use that against state and federal government agencies if they used my trade mark names/copyrighted name to gain capital currency or money off of it..

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Nov 3, 2018

No

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: Found guilty of traffic stop but I wasn’t in that city the day of the stop.

Was found guilty on speeding ticket but I was no where near the city the day of the stop the police officer didn’t get any identification from the driver stating they were me he just went off the person word of mouth . Went to court only the police and and his counsel got to review the video of... Read more »

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 24, 2018

The judgment of guilty must be set aside first. Contact an attorney in the county where the matter is pending. Good luck.

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Q: I have 4 traffic tickets, I lost my job and cannot afford to pay them. ow can I keep from going to jail?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 23, 2018

You may avoid jail, but you must contact the court before warrants are issued for your arrest. Calling a local attorney would help. Good luck.

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Q: I got a ticket for my license plate being in my windshield and not on my front bumper. Will it be thrown out?

the cop put that i had no front license plate. I also explained my car was purchased in GA so it has no holes for the plate

Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Oct 19, 2018

What you state is not a defense. Having a license plate in the windshield is a violation of the law if the car is driven on a Texas road, regardless of where the car was purchased.

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