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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I got pulled over 70 in a 55mph zone. Model of the car on ticket isnt right can that be grounds for an automatic dismiss

Street address was wrong on ticket as well. Year and make and color of car was right just not the model Happened in spencer co ky.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 2, 2021

No. Sorry.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Utah on
Q: How long after receiving a traffic ticket does an officer have to report it ?
William Melton
William Melton answered on Aug 2, 2021

They don't have a specific time that they must report it. If they fail to do so within a certain period it could result in an issue with the statute of limitations. If the ticket was just a regular infraction they have one year to bring charges (submit the ticket, or have the prosecutor file... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Maryland on
Q: I have a moving violation for a bus that was stopped - there was no way for me to stop safely is it my fault
Lynndolyn Tippins Mitchell
Lynndolyn Tippins Mitchell answered on Aug 2, 2021

If the bus was a school bus, you would be at fault if the stop sign on the bus was displayed. If it was another type of bus, it depends on what the violation alleges.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on
Q: If I get a speeding ticket in another state how many points will I get in NJ

I got a speeding ticket in Virginia, but I have a New Jersey License. I read a couple things that said the points will be transferred based on home state. So I was trying to figure out if it is just 2 points or the full 6 points that Virginia will give me.

Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Aug 2, 2021

As Virginia is part of the Motor Vehicle Compact (meaning reciprocal) you probably will get the full 6 points. Find an attorney to represent you in Virginia and get the points reduced if possible

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Q: 102 on a 70 charge/penalty? Possible jail time?

I was close to my exit on the highway but i was on the left left lane so i sped up to pass because i couldnt get over. I was then pulled over because was going 102 on a 70. I am 19, this is basically my first ticket. What would the penalty or charge be? Do i need an attorney?

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer answered on Jul 31, 2021

Since it is your first ticket you are going to get SOME leniency, but it is a bad one. I advise taking a drivers ed course PRIOR to appearing in court to show you took this really seriously.

With your age and the speed you are looking at a lot of discretion in the hands of the prosecutor,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Gaming for New Jersey on
Q: Goodmorning I have a quick question. Will points be put on my license if failure to observe signal?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 31, 2021

Yes Failure to observe a signal is a 2-point ticket. The points will go on your license unless you fight the ticket at court and win. Your best chance of eliminating these points is with a good lawyer representing you for the charge. Even if your guilty of the charge in most cases a good lawyer... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: If I got a ticket but it says I have to go to court do I pay the ticket the day I go to court, or after. Radcliffe KY
Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jul 31, 2021

You can go to court or you can hire an attorney to go to court on your behalf. They will likely work out a resolution that day and then if you owe fines and costs they will be due on a later date usually 60 to 90 days after you plead guilty

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Insurance Defense for North Carolina on
Q: I have been charged today (citation) for driving at 85mph on an highway with 65mph limit, lincoln county NC.

I am 26 living in NC and I don't have a single traffic ticket or violation so far and clean on my criminal records. Today I got a speeding citation(GS 20-141(J1)) on highway for driving 20mph over the limit of 65mph and was given court date. I am worried if this will impact my career since as... Read more »

Charlie Gray
Charlie Gray answered on Jul 30, 2021

Most counties reduce speeding tickets to give people an incentive to go ahead and take care of them. Technically, speeding at a high enough speed is treated as a criminal charge and, if convicted, would show up on a background check. Getting it reduced would address this and is usually how traffic... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Ohio on
Q: If I did not sign a ticket do I still pay or what do I do (speeding)
Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp answered on Jul 29, 2021

Refusing to sign the ticket does not change things. You still need to either pay the ticket or dispute it,

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for North Carolina on
Q: I was issued a hit and run citation. I didn’t realize I hit the other vehicle in a parking lot. What should I do next?

I am prepared to repair the damage but I really had no idea it made contact. I knew I was close but didn’t tell or hear any contact. My car had a light scratch only. The other has a plastic 1/4 panel that will need to be painted and dent removed. I have no criminal or traffic infractions on my... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 29, 2021

Only a North Carolina attorney could advise here, but your question remains open for three weeks. If you haven't already done so at this point, you could reach out to local attorneys to discuss handling of the matter (while at the same time looking into arrangements to cover the property... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Q: My drivers license was suspended due to lapse of insurance but my name was never on the registration or the insurance
Toshinori Isoai
Toshinori Isoai answered on Jul 27, 2021

I recommend you check if you have previously owned a vehicle, contact the DMV for details and review your NY abstract (which can be obtained online instantly).

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Virginia on
Q: If I represent myself on traffic charge and found guilty can I ask for an apeal to get a lawyer ?
Paula Hough
Paula Hough answered on Jul 27, 2021

Yes. You have 10 days from the date of your conviction to appeal your case to the Circuit Court. You can hire an attorney to represent you on that new court date.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: What does it mean if your schedule for a court appearance and all it says is other hearing?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 27, 2021

Other hearing denotes hearing on a special or specific issue.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for California on
Q: Hello I’m a commercial class a with endorcements today at 10:30am I was in lane 1 right to left traffic

Traffic came to complete stop I had my truck in neutral and left about one car space in front off me so wen traffic started to roll I put it in second gear to take off as I let go off the clutch about 2-3 miles per houre I felt like I pushed something so I stoped from going forward I don’t know... Read more »

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow answered on Jul 26, 2021

you are likely to be presumed to have a duty to not move forward until you know that no one is in front of you. If you hit someone in front of you, you will be presumed to be at fault.

there are lawyers who specialize in tickets that I have worked with.............it would be worth the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for Illinois on
Q: I have a car with insurance but my brother drove my car with a revoked license. I was not aware. Will I be covered?

He drove my car while I was out of the country. Just waiting for my insurance to call back.

Charles Candiano
Charles Candiano answered on Jul 26, 2021

It depends on your carrier. Your insurance only covers "licensed drivers." Given that his license was revoked, your brother was NOT a licensed driver. Any carrier could use such an opportunity to legitimately deny a claim. That you were unaware is irrelevant unless he stole the car.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Utah on
Q: I was turning and was hit. Think the lady was speeding through light is it possible to get traffic cam footage

I then found out that my I insurance had lapsed. I had no clue my husband first all that. I had insurance the next day. I believe that both parties involved are at fault . I shouldn’t have assumed she was going to be going as fast as she was. It’s kinda a blur but I remember the light was... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 26, 2021

A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I'm sorry about your accident. I hope everyone is okay here. You put a number of issues on the table. In terms of fault, a Utah attorney familiar with the state's vehicle and traffic law AND the signage/traffic... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: I have a ticket with two codes 154-400 and 32-865 when this accident happened I was vigilance I totally blacked

Second the no insurance I wasn’t aware that my insurance company dropped me until the accident happened and that’s when I was informed my insurance was dropped two days prior to the accident but I wasn’t aware until that day

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

If you get sued, you need to hire a defense attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: Pulled over in grant county by a state trooper reckless driving speeding 26+ Best and worst outcome

Stopped in grant county charged with reckless driving speeding 26> Failure to or improper signal following another vehicle to closely best or worst possible outcome should I get an attorney?

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jul 25, 2021

You are always better off if you hire an attorney. It really depends on how fast you were going. 26 mph over is the highest charge in Kentucky but you can actually be going for 30, 40 or mph over it would show up as the same charge

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3 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Q: I Failed to stop at stop sign. Ticket has a court date on it, cop says it’s not mandatory, just wanted to be sure.

This is the second ticket since May. I will plead guilty because I don’t want to go to court. I just wanna make sure when I do that I don’t have to show up for my court appearance.

Howard E. Knispel
Howard E. Knispel answered on Jul 23, 2021

If you send in your ticket with a guilty plea you do not need to go to court.

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Missouri on
Q: I was going 103 mph and the speed limit was 60 mph & my court date is in September. What penalty could I possibly face?
Keya Reed
Keya Reed answered on Jul 22, 2021

You could receive jail time and/or a fine. In this situation, you may want to hire a lawyer to at least negotiate no jail time.

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