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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: i was just charged two times for court fees in one case with two tickets is that fair
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 2, 2021

No its not fair, but you usually pay court costs on each ticket you are convicted of.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I was cited for no insurance and expired tags on a truck I bought. But couldnt pay fine. Will I be arrested at court?

I went to court about a year ago for the no insurance and expired tags. And was given 12 months that i was required to maintain insurance, which i have. But I never got ahold of the insurance monitoring place and paid the 300 i was supposed to pay them and havent paid court cost. I have been... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 2, 2021

Probably not as long as you appear Friday snd make arrangements to make some payments, everything should be fine.

4 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Over 21, clean record. Was cited as going 94 in a 60 on highway (34 over so a Class B) What next?

As above, clean record. Cop cited me for 2,500$ but class B only denotes 1500$ max. Is there a way I can keep this off my record as I need a clean background check for work.

Brandon K. Davis
Brandon K. Davis answered on Mar 1, 2021

Agg speeding 26-34 over is a class b misdemeanor. Technically, the offense can be punished by up to 6 months in jail and a $1500 fine. In many of these cases, it is possible to avoid a criminal conviction on your record. It may even be possible to reduce this to a petty offense. Contact an attorney... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: unathorised driver caught driving with no insurance. Does the DMV have the right to block my license for no insurance

The law says I am not responsible for an unauthorized driver but DMV insist that I'm responsible for it not having insurance

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 1, 2021

Your attorney can file an action with an administrative law court.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: ticket in Bullitt county 15mph over limit flashing school zone. Why can’t I pay a fine. Says I have to go to court. Why?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Speeding in s school zone is a mandatory court appearance and not prepayable.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Speeding ticket fine went from $0, to $362, just finding out from a collection agency. Not sure what happened or how?

Initially I got a ticket for speeding 21-25mph hour over. I asked the cop what the fine was and was promoted “no fine today, but you can go to traffic school to get it off your record”. I assume warning? No, he said it’s still I ticket but I don’t have to pay anything. Ticket said fine of... Read more »

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 1, 2021

First, I have never heard of a ticket having $0.00 fine. You always have to pay something. Second, it seems you did not do anything with this ticket, which includes taking Traffic Safety School. Finally, you can try and motion the ticket up into court and address it in front of the Judge. You will... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: An officer says on my ticket he pulled me over for improper use of turn signal but over for failure to stop
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 1, 2021

Not sure what your question is here because you do not ask one. If you are facing charges, you should hire an attorney to assist you right away.

1 Answer | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: what happens when your 19 years old and gets pulled over for a turning signal and the coo finds marijuana in the car
Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Mar 1, 2021

You will get at least two tickets and possible charged with the criminal offense of possession. If you have pending charges, you need to hire a Criminal Defense Attorney right away.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Traffic Tickets for Florida on
Q: Do you need to report closed civil traffic cases on Notice of Related Cases?

I am filling out a "Notice of Related Cases" in relation to having my name legally changed. All I have on my record is a pair of civil traffic cases, but they are both closed cases. I verified they are closed through Duval County's CORE Website.

Do I still need to list those... Read more »

Vanessa Vasquez de Lara
Vanessa Vasquez de Lara answered on Feb 28, 2021

The Notice of Related Cases is for cases that are related. For example: if there is a child support case and a divorce case. Closed traffic cases are not related to a name change.

Good luck!

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee on
Q: I was cited in Tennessee for OPERATOR TO USE REASONABLE CARE. I was given the option to plea guilty or no contest.

I was changing lanes and didn't realize the car in front of me came to a complete stop. I ended up rear-ending her. Both cars totaled. Neither one of us was injured. I am given the option to pay fine online. Should I plea no contest or guilty? I am also supposed to check waive right to a... Read more »

Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Feb 26, 2021

Either plea means you are guilty of the Rule of the Road Violation. That means negligence per se when you are sued for causing damages to the car you hit. If you have insurance, call them and ask for advice. If you try it, you will lose anyway. It will be alot better if your insurance... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: Can an officer write a ticket if he wasn't present at the accident? Is that considered hearsay?

I got in a traffic accident. The trooper who issued the charges against me was not at the scene of the accident.

William Bailey
William Bailey answered on Feb 26, 2021

An officer can issue a citation if they have reason to believe a law was violated. If you want to contest the charges, you should contact an attorney and set up a free consultation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Texas on
Q: if a police officer gives you a ticket but doesnt make you sign it, can it be dismissed?
Grant St Julian III
Grant St Julian III answered on Feb 26, 2021

Short answer is no, a citation will not be dismissed because the defendant didn't sign it.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Car Accidents, Collections and Insurance Defense for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get a restitution letter WHILE I'm paying for the damages to a collections agency setup by the insurance agency

I was uninsured during the accident and was at fault. I cant pay the amount in full but it was sent to a collections. I want a letter saying it's been handled & I'm paying for it overtime....I need it to present to the judge.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 25, 2021

They should give you one. Hopefully, you are paying by check so the check is your receipt.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Hawaii on
Q: I had an accident with a revoked license should I have a lawyer to aid me in this matter?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 25, 2021

Very definitely. Look for an attorney who handles traffic citations. If the crash wasn't your fault you have a claim for your injuries and should contact a member of the Hawaii Trial Lawyers Association--they give free consults.

Pomaika'i !

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: Are my only options for this traffic ticket to PLEAD GUILTY and pay or to show up to court and may pay more?

My offense was "disobeyed traffic control signal". My ticket is marked NO COURT APPEARANCE REQUIRED.

When I wanted to pay on the website my only options were to plead guilty and pay or not pay at all.

Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink answered on Feb 25, 2021

If those are the only options you were given, then yes. You should never just pay a moving violation ticket because it will go on your record as a conviction and your insurance company will be able to see it. You should appear in court and request Court Supervision. Yes, you will pay an increased... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania on
Q: I have a careless driving ticket for a accident where I hit the curb.

The cop asked what happened and i said my phone fell. How can i beat this? Court is at 11 am today

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 25, 2021

Hopefully the judge reduced it. If you want you can appeal. Whether that's worth it depends on your points status.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: I'm trying to make a Dishonored check payment online no one answering phone suspended license after today help
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 25, 2021

You can look for an email address on the courts webpage that many have online on the township website.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Car Accidents, Collections and Insurance Defense for Louisiana on
Q: Can I get a restitution letter WHILE I'm paying for the damages to a collections agency setup by the insurance agency

I was uninsured during the accident and was at fault. I can pay the amount in full but it was sent to a collections. I want a letter saying it's been handled & I'm paying for it overtime

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 25, 2021

Pay it by check in full. Note on the check that it is payment in full and send it with a cover letter that you need a Release. Then get insurance.

3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Criminal Law for California on
Q: My son got a vc12500 a and has no permit or license. I want to start the process of getting him licensed. Will he get a

Misdemeanor automatically since he didn’t have a permit to drive even? He was driving a small 2 seat dune buggy if it makes a difference.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Feb 24, 2021

DMV WILL PROBABLY NOT ADDRESS THIS FOR A YEAR B/C OF THE 12500.........SO BE PREPARED.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Q: Can I get this ticket if my car has no front bumper on??
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Feb 23, 2021

This ticket? Maybe that ticket. You can be cited for driving an unsafe vehicle. Bumpers are mandated by regulations adopted under the transportation article of the Maryland Code and must comply with numerous specifications regarding height, location and safety standards as set by federal laws and... Read more »

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