Traffic Tickets Questions & Answers

Q: Traffic issues from 2007,non-moving & no operators. Being asked for reason to re-calendar on form. Can you help

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

You need an attorney. You don't need F. Lee Bailey for a traffic ticket not even a missed one. So shop around for the cheapest traffic attorney in the area and roll with that. In the future try not to get tickets but if you do, take care of them, you have likely taken what could have been a few hundred dollars in 2007 and turned it into likely close to a grand once all is said and done. Best of luck.
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Q: How do I fight tickets in collections so that my licence can be reinstated from suspension?

1 Answer | Asked in Collections and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

First, call the cities that issued the citations and ask what they can do. Let them know you are sorry and want to see what you can do to waive some of the late fees. It's a stretch but worth asking. Next, try getting on a payment plan with the collection agency. MAKE SURE YOU VERIFY THAT THE COLLECTION AGENCY YOU SPEAK WITH IS THE ONE THE CITY CONTRACTED WITH. You don't want to pay a scam. If you do enter a payment plan that allows the suspension to be lifted, make sure you can complete...
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Q: how hard is getting a ticket of 15 over dismissed or reduced to lessen the severity with Base Traffic authority?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

As you now know, you should have hired a cheap traffic attorney for the civilian ticket - don't make that mistake again. It may actually be easier to have an attorney modify the civilian ticket feel free to call us at 333-9679 for a free consultation regarding your options.
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Q: What’s a motion to bring back up traffic cases I was found guilty on because I missed court?

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

Motion to vacate ex parte conviction seems the most likely candidate.
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Q: Im trying to clean my liscence can I have old tickets dismissed in traffic court to clear my suspensions

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

Hi,

We have a lot of experience, cleaning up old tickets. Depending on the violation and the location of the court would determine the course of action.

If the ticket is in the 5 boroughs, then typically you can just go online and pay the fine.

However, outside of the 5 boroughs, most violations can still be contested. The advantage is that violations stay on ones record for around 4 years from date of conviction; not violation.

Feel free to contact us if you...
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Q: Can my ex husband claim all 3 kids even if our divorce paper work says I claim 2 and he claims 1 and vise versa per year

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law and Traffic Tickets for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

He can file for 3 but will have to answer to the IRS if you have an order showing he's only supposed to file for 2. If you file your return correctly (according to the court's order) and he doesn't, he may be liable to the IRS for fees and penalties. You can also file an enforcement motion and ask for attorney fees. Contact an attorney who offers free consultations.
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Q: I am 33 years old and have 2 traffic violations in my past that has me disqualified for life from getting a CDL license.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

According to DDS, with proof of rehabilitation, you can get your CDL back. The problem is that DDS, to my knowledge, has never defined what proof of rehabilitation is. However, sometimes you can attack the old convictions to see if you there is a way to change those so that your CDL can be reinstated. Get a copy of your driving history (from DDS - they have it online), a copy of your criminal history (from any Georgia Sheriff's Department), and a copy of the sentence from the your two old...
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Q: I’m 17 I got pulled over going 82/55, I have no previous tickets or warnings, I have a court date, what could happen?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 23, 2018

Hello Asker,

First, you should anticipate having a parent or guardian present with you if you won't be 18 at the time of the court date. Even if you will be, it is usually advantageous to have one anyway.

Second, it is hard to say what can be expected because by definition, 100% of the people who don't hire an attorney won't have an attorney there to witness what happens when someone goes to court without an attorney. What I can say is that there are generally three outcomes...
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Q: I was given a citation and unfortunately they put the wrong address to send the ticket info to. How do I get the stuff

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

didn't they cite you at the scene and give u a citation?

you can always contact the law enforcement agency and advise them of the mistake.
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Q: Traffic court. Cited for 2818VC but convicted of CVC 21367. Can they do that?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

you are not found guilty unless you have trial and lose.

you may be charged with another code section which happens all the time.
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Q: What light color is NOT allowed on a registered automobile. Foglights,halo headlights,etc

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

flashing lights are prohibited. See the general laws for more details.

TITLE 31

Motor and Other Vehicles

CHAPTER 31-24

Lighting Equipment and Reflectors

SECTION 31-24-31

§ 31-24-31. Flashing lights – Forward viewing or rotary beam lights.

(a) Flashing lights are prohibited, except on an authorized emergency vehicle, school bus, snow removal equipment, or on any vehicle as a means for indicating a right or left turn. However, the...
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Q: I'm 18. I was pulled over going 29 mph over. I've had no priors. I do well in school and don't get in trouble. Outcomes?

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Unfortunately, 29 over is a Class B Misdemeanor punishable up to 6 months in County Jail and up to $1,500.00 in fines. Also, this is considered a criminal offense which could cause you issues with future employment and school if you receive a conviction. You need to hire an attorney to assist you with this matter to make sure your future is protected.
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Q: I received a parking ticket last night and the street sign was not readable. Should I fight it

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Yes. The sign can't control you unless its legible.
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Q: Vehicle info incomplete and registration info completely incorrect on NYC speeding ticket. Is this fightable?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Location of occurrence is more important. Vehicle and registration info are not as relevant.
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Q: If a ticket is not signed by the officer nor the violator, is the ticket valid? The police officers badge number was on.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

To be frank, many clerical errors are permitted on traffic citations. Short of severe deficiencies in the ticket which call into question the officer's judgment or whether they had the right person cited, it is rare for a ticket to be so defective as to warrant dismissal. This is, in my opinion, unlikely to elicit such a response.
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Q: I am 15. I have gotten a ticket for failure to have headlights when required. What will most likely happen at court?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

The odds are good that if you bring in proof that you repaired them, they will likely dismiss the case but it is not a guarantee.
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Q: What happens if I don’t take the court supervision class?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Hello Asker,

Unfortunately, it is difficult to determine what you are asking but I will try. When you receive supervision, you are still required to do all the terms of that in order to prevent your supervision from being revoked. If you were to take driving class, you must do so. If you have a separate requirement to take driving classes, this does not lift your previous requirement to take it as part of your supervision. From the sounds of it, it sounds as though you received two...
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Q: Had a minor fender bender on snowy Rd. Cop said he will not be in court - does that mean I will get off if I show up?

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Illinois on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

Hello Asker,

Generally speaking, the case must be set for trial in order for that to happen. This is because if the case is set for trial and no one is there to testify against you, they cannot proceed without you being willing to self incriminate yourself. By pleading not guilty (what is done by setting a case for trial), the court recognizes that you are requiring them to prove you guilty which requires witnesses to testify to the events. As the officer rarely witnesses accidents,...
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Q: FTA warrant

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

The best advise is to find a friend and see if they can loan you the money or to go to court when it is in session and beg the court for mercy which unfortunately is generally not given when you miss a court date.
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Q: Ticket for parking on reserved space, when there is no clear sign board on reserved lot.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Answered on Jan 22, 2018

While you may have a case, the cost of the lawyer would certainly be much more than the ticket.

You could try proceeding on your own, but your time has value too. You may or may not be able to convince a judge. You need to weigh this in deciding whether to fight it or not. My feeling is just pay it and walk away.

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