Traffic Tickets Questions & Answers

Q: In New York if a speeding ticket is plead down, does it count towards the three in 18 months restriction?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for New York on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Parking tickets and simple violations don't generally have points associated with them, so if you don't have points a speeding ticket will not result in a suspended license unless it was a violation that included suspending your license as a possible penalty.

https://dmv.ny.gov/tickets/about-nys-driver-point-system
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Q: ex wife committed mail fraud by opening and acting upon government issued mail to suspend ex husband license

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Let's see if I have this straight - you move, you don't bother to update your address with DVM or your license. You then get a ticket - which you proceed to forget about because of 'stress' (and keep in mind this would be forget about for months) and don't take care of. And some how this is your ex wife's fault because she opened mail that you should have put in a forwarding address for? (and if your forward time expired that just makes you not updating your address with DMV even more...
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Q: From what I've researched, the fine for driving with a suspended license is $1000. Is there a reason mine was 2700

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

For a first offense, the maximum fine would be $1,000. For a second or third offense, the maximum fine would be $2,500. There would also be statutory surcharges added to the fine that could account for the amount reaching $2,700. It's also possible there were other charges to which you plead guilty.

For more information, visit my website at www.LevinLawyerGa.com
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Q: Pulled over told my license was suspended for failure to pay a ticket from 1993. What should I do

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Retain an attorney to assist you in getting this resolved.
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Q: In a car accident, if the other party was found at fault and given a ticket, could she fight it in court/blame me?

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Florida on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Yes. She can fight the ticket in traffic court. The police officer made the determination and charged her with fault but if she fights the ticket and wins that court battle then the officers determination would be nullified.
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Q: I got a speeding ticket (78/60) in VA but my license is from NC .

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

The circumstances of your question make no sense what so ever. If you got a ticket in VA, who cares where you are licensed? You need to talk to a VA traffic attorney. If you received a suspension letter one of two things is the case. If the letter came from NC DMV then you likely missed your VA court date and have likely added a few extra hundred dollars to your total to get this mess cleared up. If you received a suspension letter from VA, they have no authority to suspend your NC license...
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Q: I made a traffic violation by crossing at red light with bike at Palo Alto, CA. I got a fine of 648. Isn't this too much

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

You can ask for a payment plan or reductions due to financial hardship, if applicable. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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Q: I got a used car financed and got into a car accident two days after had no insurance? What can I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Lemon Law, Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

If you have no car insurance, you may have to personally pay for the damages. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense,...
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Q: can a tractor operate without a license plate?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

Were you issued temporary plates? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law....
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Q: Got a ticket for speeding and for driving with a suspended DL. The CHP oficer said that the CHP plane got me but

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for California on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

Have a lawyer review the case facts and filings to determine your best defense. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense,...
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Q: What is the law against driving without shoes?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

I don't know it. Is this a law school question, or a real case? If so, do us all a favor and tell us WHICH cop and jurisdiction wrote this ticket, and the code section he or she put down.
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Q: I have a seatbelts ticket and failure to come to complete stop and I have a fta they are telling me I owe 500$ the char.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

You should easily qualify for public defender assistance. By no means should you TRY to solve this yourself.

An FTA can be a problem on three fronts. (1) Your driver's license may be suspended. (2) There are fees for reinstatement of license, if #1 applies. (3) The Judge is going to know why and how this court date was missed. Review this with the public defender. A contempt fine could be due here.

That being stated, a cas ethis old MAY not have their witness or witnesses any...
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Q: NY driver in VA for one day. Speeding at 53 in 35mph zone. Is it worth having a lawyer to fight the ticket?

2 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Virginia on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

Your question is best addressed by an experienced traffic violations attorney in the area where the ticket was issued. If VA is like NY, your past driving record will be important, so you should be prepared to disclose your driving record to the VA attorney(s) you consult with. (You can get a copy of your NY driving record (called an "abstract" in NY) by going to any DMV office, filling out a short form, and paying $10.

Best of luck.
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Q: Chances to get citation dismissed with bad DL#?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

Wait for case to be called, to see if officer shows up. The fact that your driver's license number is missing a number will not cause case dismissal. If officer not present, move to dismiss, due to "want of prosecution."

If this is not granted, object to any continuance to a new date, but that likely will happen.

Ask the prosecutor is any sort of diversion or class can be taken, to keep this off your record, and not ding your insurance.
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Q: I was traveling down Highway 80 turning on 21 in Garden City and I slow down to make the left turn the container tilted

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Workers' Compensation for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

First, you need to be talking to a lawyer, now.

Call Doug Andrews, in Savannah. He is highly experienced, and understands CDL license issues. 912-236-3020

Tell him William Head sent you.
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Q: Cargo in a container shifted turning the tractor-trailer over container fell on a guardrail got charged for

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Well, the question, without more, is sort of like asking a doctor, in a first telephone call, is my stomach ache going to be fatal?

Far too much missing information to tell you that. Shifting cargo will be blamed on someone, and if the DRIVER loaded it, he or she is more likely to be at fault, civilly and criminally.

See an attorney, to get targeted and valuable legal advice.
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Q: In st.of Ga, Fl. driver get violations: 5 counts endangering a child while under influence? Is is possible to beat such?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Child endangerment creates a NEW DUI charge for EACH child, and these are stacked, end to end. So, with a DUI driver, and 5 children under age 14 in the vehicle, this is potentially 6 DUI charges, DUI #4, DUI #5 and DUI #6 will all be accused as DUI felonies.

If this does not convince you to get a TOP DUI LAWYER, I cannot think what would. Perhaps considering how many DECADES before this person will ever be able to drive, if at all. A 4th DUI for a Florida licensee is a lifetime ban on...
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Q: Had a wreck and went to court was told the person I hit works their so they can't take care of case someone else has to?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

Sounds like the judge or prosecutor or both have to "recuse" themselves, from your case. This happens in all courts, including the U S Supreme Court.

You need to get an attorney to assist you, either public defender or private lawyer.

Accident cases can have many unexpected issues, and potential liability that is beyond what your insurance can cover.
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Q: After being bond out from a speeding over 15mph and first dwi charge arrests will the judge put me in jail again?

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Arkansas on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

A first time DWI offense is going to carry possible jail time and substantial fines. There are number of factors to consider in this case such as possible plea agreements with the prosecution or taking the case to trial. Unlike a DWI 2nd Offense, which carries a mandatory 7 day jail sentence, a DWI 1st Offense does not carry mandatory jail time. In most cases, jail time could be avoided.
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Q: An officer cited my age (24) three times when issuing ticket, said it is why I got a "higher" offense". Is this legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Dakota on
Answered on Jul 24, 2017

The simple fix is to hire an attorney. My usual approach is to assess the situation to determine if a client has a high probability of successfully contesting the ticket or cutting a deal. Generally, contesting a traffic ticket is not a high dollar case and the cost of doing so is well worth the investment due to the realities of insurance premiums increasing after a ticket. As to your question, the officer is not under any obligation to reduce your ticket. Because of this, the fact that the...
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